"Family Offices" are private investment companies that steward the financial resources of wealthy individuals and their families. According to Family Wealth Alliance, single and multi-family offices represent roughly $1.6 trillion in assets under advisement in North America. A 2013 Financial Times survey found that family offices allocated 17 percent of their assets under management to impact investments.
Yet according to a 2013 CFA institute study, 66 percent of financial advisors said that they were unaware of impact investing.
Here's the full article from Stanford Social Innovation Review.
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