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Are you an Impact Investor?

What is impact investing?

Impact Investing is investing into companies and organizations with the intent to contribute to measurable positive social or environmental impact alongside financial returns.

The Impact Principles

The Impact Principles, launched in April 2019, provide a framework for investors to ensure that impact considerations are purposefully integrated throughout the investment life cycle...

The Signatories

Signatories to the Impact Principles are a diverse group of impact investors, comprised of asset managers, asset owners, Multilateral Development Banks and Development Finance Institutions...

Signatory Process

Organizations that have established an impact management system that aligns with the Impact Principles may complete the Signatory documentation provided by the Secretariat…

Latest from the Impact Principles

The Impact Principles reach 150-Signatory milestone


The Impact Principles achieved a milestone at the end of 2021---150 Signatories! This video recognizes the organizations who are contributing to bringing greater discipline, transparency and accountability to the impact investing market.

The billion-dollar funds that have changed impact investing


As impact investing increases among large mainstream PE funds, those signing on to the Impact Principles, the standard for impact investors, brings credibility to the market and reduces the risk of impact washing. The Environmental Finance article provides insights on this growing market and adoption of the standard.

Insights: The Global Impact Investing Market 2020


IFC’s latest assessment of the size of the global impact investing market identifies $2.3 trillion invested for impact in 2020. 

Disclosures & Verifications

Recently Posted Disclosures : 


BlackRock Inc.


BMO Financial Group


Dream Unlimited Corp. 


Zurich Insurance Group


Read our annual Disclosure Statements and independent verification statements required of all Signatories.

Impact Principles Webinar Series

Publications & Media


Read case studies written by Signatories on how they implement the Impact Principles in the Growing Impact Report. 




View webinars and videos in the Resources section.

New Signatories in 2022

  • Monetalis Services Ltd.
  • Summit Africa Limited