Impact is on the agenda. This comes through clearly from the field. Grass roots demand is growing among people who have lost trust in public and private institutions and want choices aligned with their values. Community sector organisations facing significant model disruption are actively seeking options that serve their clients more sustainably. Corporates and financial institutions are starting to rethink their licence to operate and how the capital system can better serve all members of society. Institutional investors are grappling with universal ownership and how to integrate impact into risk and opportunity assessment.
This report reinforces the ambitious, achievable vision for impact investment as a driver of positive impact at scale.
The report outlines the objectives, enablers and themes for priority action that if embraced and actively pursued will accelerate progress.
The report discusses the roles that different actors can play, and illustrates the transformative potential of impact investment in three areas of significant need and opportunity.