Impact investing — investments that intentionally seek social and/or environmental impact alongside a financial return — holds significant potential to help meet base of the pyramid (BoP) needs in South Asia. But until now, the scope of the impact investing sector in South Asian countries has not been well defined beyond India.
Alexandra Stanek is an Associate Partner in Dalberg’s Johannesburg office. She is passionate about developing human capital and strengthening employment across the African continent. She also works extensively in industrialization and access to finance – two areas that can help economies unlock growth.