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Three Things We Learnt About Impact Investing
As said by Marisa Drew, Belva Devara, and Shufang Yang at the 21st Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference.

Marisa Drew, CEO of the Impact Advisory and Finance Department, Credit Suisse

Large scale investors typically need liquidity. By definition, impact projects are long term; it takes time to realize an impact. We’re working hard to bridge this gap.

Belva Devara, CEO and Co-Founder, Ruangguru 

If we rely on business as usual, it will take Indonesia 128 years to catch up with OECD education standards: we need to leapfrog and tech is the answer.

Shufang Yang, Founder and Chairman, Zhejiang Lanmei Agriculture Co. Ltd.

I think if you can help farmers understand that their interest lies in their business, and they are planting and growing their own profit, we can help them understand we are partners.