Impact investments may be the next big thing for S'pore millennials

Solar panels on the rooftop of JTC Space @ Tuas Biomedical Park. In the Frank by OCBC survey, one of the top five issues for millennials is the environment and 70 per cent of them want to start investing. They might be looking at an impact investment
Solar panels on the rooftop of JTC Space @ Tuas Biomedical Park. In the Frank by OCBC survey, one of the top five issues for millennials is the environment and 70 per cent of them want to start investing. They might be looking at an impact investment, investments which represent a vision - for a better world.PHOTO: ST FILE

I was trained to help customers get "more bang for their buck".

But in a trend that needs respecting and responding to, the coming wave of investors clearly also want their dollar to do more good.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 05, 2019, with the headline 'Impact investments may be the next big thing for S'pore millennials'. Print Edition | Subscribe