Social impact investing

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Impact investing
Impact investment
Pay for success
Social benefit bonds
Social impact bonds
Social return on investment
NARROWER TERMS
Report

The social sector in NSW: capitalising on the potential for growth

The NSW social services sector employs more than 230,000 people, and provides care to more than 1 million people per year. This report underlines the opportunities arising from investing in the sector.
Report

Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) explainer for investors

The aim of this paper is to provide a plain language summary of the Specialist Disability Accommodation market to support impact investors to make informed choices about SDA investment opportunities purporting to provide both a measurable social and financial return.
Report

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...
Report

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.
Report

Social Impact Investing Taskforce: interim report

This interim report summarises the Taskforce’s findings to date—and includes three initiatives recommended for immediate implementation.
Report

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?
Report

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.
Report

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.