Some of the challenges we face
The U.S. ranks 23rd out of 30 developed countries for inequality
Around 40m Americans don't have proper access to financial services
The bottom 50% of earners have seen no income growth since the 1970s
The richest people live ten years longer than the poorest
How are we helping to solve this problem?
Since 2002, our Underserved Markets focus has led us to invest in businesses, property developments and social sector organisations that are seeking to create jobs, broaden opportunity and provide higher-quality, more accessible services in less affluent areas – from healthcare to low-cost fitness to vet care.
Globally, since 2002:
Of all investments are located in the most deprived areas of the UK
New residential units providing affordable and relatively affordable accommodation for around 2,400 people
Previously unemployed back in work
Our latest News & Views
Brian Trelstad, partner and head of Bridges Impact+ in the US, writes in the LSE…Read full article 23rd March 2017
We are delighted to announce that Elizabeth Burgess has joined Bridges’ US team as Partner…Read full article 21st March 2017