Social impact investing

Alternate Term Label:
Impact investing
Impact investment
Pay for success
Social benefit bonds
Social impact bonds
Social return on investment
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Benchmarking impact: Australian impact investor insights, activity and performance report 2020

This report brings together two flagship pieces of research focused on the Australian impact investment market: the 2020 Australian Impact Investment Survey and the 2020 Australian Impact Investment Activity and Performance study.
Guide

Community investment funds: a how-to guide for building local wealth, equity and justice

This handbook shines a spotlight on an emerging generation of practical, intelligent activists who are reinventing local financial systems. Even as they criticise capitalism, they are using – and mastering – its financial tools to solve local challenges. In the pages ahead you’ll find an...
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Social Impact Investing Taskforce: interim report

This interim report summarises the Taskforce’s findings to date—and includes three initiatives recommended for immediate implementation.
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The state of impact measurement and management practice

The report presents the findings of the Global Impact Investing Network's (GIIN) global survey on the state of impact measurement and management (IMM) practice across the impact investing industry.
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Community wealth building 2019

This publication provides an overview of the theory of community wealth building, highlights of the past year, tried and tested practice, as well as the ways in which people, organisations and areas across the UK are forging new ground.
Commentary

Is Goodstart just the beginning?

Can a successful social investment model be used in aged care and elsewhere?
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2019 Social Enterprise Evidence Forum: summary report

The purpose of this forum was to canvass the available evidence about social enterprise and the wider ecosystem, and also to identify gaps in knowledge, as well as what is needed in policy and practice to support the development of the field and its impacts.
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Impact investor insights

This research is the first in-depth study of Aotearoa New Zealand’s impact investment market. The report highlights the level of awareness and interest, perceived barriers and priorities (impact area, geography and asset class) of investors in regard to impact investing in New Zealand.
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Community business in 2020

Drawing on the views and experiences of more than 40 community businesses and 20 experts, Community Business in 2030 illustrates the transformative effect the sector could have on both local people’s lives and society as a whole.
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Public value: how can it be measured, managed and grown?

This paper brings together views from Nesta on better ways of mapping and measuring public value. It considers many fields - from health and culture to public services - to find more rounded and realistic ways of capturing the many dimensions of value created by...