As leaders across sectors convene to discuss the new global agenda, the opportunity to collaborate on a new breed of large-scale development projects known as innovative financing has never been brighter.
TIAA-CREF traces its social impact investing to the mid-1980s when it invested in affordable housing for low- and moderate-income communities in New York.
From 2008-2012 the US government’s Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) supported $2.4 billion in impact investments.
The World Bank Group’s IFC has seen a strong correlation between investments that do well financially and those that perform well socially and environmentally.
Zurich Insurance Group is fully embedding impact investing into the company's overall investment management approach and culture.
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Two new studies provide insights on good financial returns from a range of impact investments.
SIBs hold great potential, but much remains to be done before they become a widely accepted tool for solving social problems in the US.
The World Economic Forum published its second report on impact investing, this latest is a collection of articles focused on democratizing the expertise of "how to" do impact investing.
We need more investors to share their impact performance data.
Social investments in France have achieved a very high level of development and represent models that can—and should—be replicated abroad.