Social investment: An introduction for trustees

NPC’s briefing paper for trustees: An introduction.

On 14 May 2012, NPC and The Clothworkers’ Company held a seminar for trustees who wanted to understand more about social investment. The attendees were exploring whether social investment could be a route increased financial resilience for their organisation.

This report highlights the key themes discussed during the seminar, looking at the spectrum of social investment opportunities, understanding how to assess and manage risk, and ensuring a good fit between the type of investment and the purpose of the investment.