Social impact investing

Report

1 Apr 2019
62

The fourth edition of this biennial report continues to be the only report collating results from the market studies of regional sustainable investment forums from Europe, the United States, Japan, Canada, and Australia and New Zealand. It provides a snapshot of sustainable investing in these...

Report

17 Jan 2019
260

This study brings new evidence on the role of Social Impact Investment (SII) in financing sustainable development. It depicts the state-of-play of SII approaches globally, comparing regional trends, and assesses its prospects, with a special focus on data issues and recent policy developments.

Guide

Making money work harder
19 Nov 2018
33

This practice guide shares the funding tools that Nesta has used to support innovation, and offers practical advice on how to make money work harder using a range of financial approaches.

Guide

7 Nov 2018
60

This report argues that impact at the scale required to bring real change to people’s lives and conserve the planet will only be delivered through bold action to drive solutions and the investment to resource them.

Report

19 Jul 2018
235

This resource is the primary source of market-based data on the composition, growth and performance of Australian impact investment products. It presents the findings from analysis of impact investment activity and performance for a data-set of 51 Australian impact investment products active at 31 December...

Working paper

7 Jun 2018
16

Over half of the population of the world live in urban areas. This means that efforts to meet human development goals and sustain economic growth must be concentrated in cities. However, the pursuit of more prosperous, inclusive and sustainable urban development is complicated by climate...

Report

16 May 2018
374

This research investigated social impact investment (SII), which aims to generate and actively measure social and financial returns. There are several promising SII models—including housing supply bonds, property funds, funding social enterprises, social impact bonds and social impact loans.

Article

26 Apr 2018
12

A growing emphasis on developing rich theories of change, being pragmatic about what data to collect, and increasing sophistication in valuing outcomes has put Social Return on Investment (SROI) at the forefront for how society can better account for what really matters.

Report

23 Mar 2018
22

This research, undertaken by market research agency, MTM London, looks at the current and future demand for repayable finance in the UK’s arts and cultural sector.

Strategy

20 Mar 2018
61

This strategy document presents a vision for more inclusive and sustainable financial markets, and articulates a plan for impact investing to lead progress toward this future.

Article

28 Feb 2018
80

What will motivate corporate Australia to step up to systems change in its cross-sector partnerships? Five questions provide a road map.

Article

28 Feb 2018
21

Four very different social purpose organisations describe how social impact investing has provided a flexible, mission-aligned and supportive approach to funding their vision – often to their surprise.

Report

22 Feb 2018
546

This research examined social impact investment (SII) in social and affordable housing in Australia. It considered US and UK models, together with interviews with government experts, social impact investors and not-for-profit housing providers, to inform the analysis.

Report

19 Feb 2018
145

This resource provides data-based insights about the grantees and their capacity building advisors and assesses the impact of the Growth Grant on the capital raises and broader capacity development. A series of stories from grant recipients, providers and investors puts the spotlight on their experiences...

Report

11 Jan 2018
98

This resource reveals insights into how impact investors enable the organizations and projects they finance to expand and deepen their impact beyond the duration of their investment.

Report

15 Dec 2017
41

In 2017 the Australian Advisory Board on Impact Investing undertook a scan of the impact investing field in Australia to assess what has changed over the last three years since the last scan in 2014, what is happening and what is needed to inform the...

Report

30 Nov 2017
802

In recent years, public and policy interest in social enterprise and its impacts has grown. Yet, little is known about the characteristics and impacts of social enterprise. This report presents the first comprehensive attempt to map the scope and impacts of social enterprise in Victoria....

Report

29 Nov 2017
594

This report presents actionable ways to grow social movements based on the practical experience of over forty people representing four social movements.

Report

24 Nov 2017
519

This study explores how social impact investment (SII) has been used for housing and homelessness objectives internationally, and examines three case studies where SII has been used in Australia.

Report

25 Oct 2017
545

Impact investing, or social impact investing, offers opportunities for investors with a commitment to social responsibility to invest in solutions to entrenched societal problems for both financial and social returns

Overview

 

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