Impact Investing Needs Millennials
As impact investing tries to make the move from philanthropic thought experiment to powerful instrument for global change, a vital demographic and financial reality is emerging — it’s going to be millennial investors (particularly those inheriting or building significant private wealth) who make or break ...
Charting the Course: How Mainstream Investors can Design Visionary and Pragmatic Impact Investing Strategies
This report discusses the difficulty that mainstream investors face when trying to navigate the impact investment market and offers some steps to help them ask the best questions, define their right principles and practices, and draw on the right resources. The report presents information on ...
Impact Investment: The invisible Heart of Markets
Harnessing the power of entrepreneurship, innovation and capital for public good
"I want to use our G8 presidency to push this agenda forward. We will work with other G8 nations to grow the social investment market and increase investment, allowing the best social innovations to spread and help tackle our shared social and economic challenges." David ...
The European SRI Study 2014
In 2014, the European Sustainable Investment Forum presented the findings of its 6th Sustainable and Responsible Investment Study, first published in 2003. The Study highlights the scale of Sustainable and Responsible Investment practices and trends in Europe and across 13 European countries. For the first ...
Subject paper of the Impact Measurement Working Group
In recent years, impact investing has captured the attention of leaders in finance, philanthropy, business, and government seeking innovative ways to address some of society’s most pressing issues. It harnesses the efficiency and discipline of private capital markets to address the root causes of ...
Allocating for Impact
Subject Paper of the Asset Allocation Working Group
Despite increases in aggregate global wealth, levels of inequality and environmental degradation in many countries continue to rise. To help tackle this, impact investment aligns the positive power of private capital with the social and environmental needs of society at large. This makes impact investment ...
The future of shared measurement
This report builds on Inspiring Impact’s previous publication Blueprint for shared measurement which was launched in March 2013. It looks at developments over the past year, and considers where shared measurement might go next.
Based on our experiences of developing shared measurement tools, we ...
World Investment Report 2014
Investing in the SDGs: An Action Plan
This edition of the World Investment Report provides valuable analysis that can inform global discussions on how to accelerate progress toward the Millennium Development Goals and shape a long-range vision for a more sustainable future beyond 2015.
The Report reveals an encouraging trend: after a ...
NPC’S four pillar approach
The charity think tank NPC, New Philanthropy Capital, believes in impact measurement as a way for charities and funders to increase their effectiveness. It helps organizations to measure what they do and deliver the best results for their beneficiaries. The four pillar approach which provides ...