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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 Turn Two



Recognizing 127 (and growing) Signatories from 31 countries.

See what new Signatories are saying about impact investing and the importance of the Impact Principles.

FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards - Apply by July 31st



A new category for Impact Investing Funds is being introduced as part of the 2021 FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards. Apply by July 31st to receive this prestigious recognition.

The FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards a unique global program that highlights ground-breaking, long-term private sector solutions to key development issues. Winners will be announced at a virtual ceremony on October 27th, 2021.


Impact Investing Goes Mainstream




Signatory to the Impact Principles, Calvert Impact Capital President and CEO, Jennifer Pryce discusses new developments shaping the impact investing market.



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

  • Octopus Investments
  • MEF - Microfinance Enhancement Facility
  • Lending for African Farming Company (LAFCo)
  • Vinci Partners Investimentos Ltda.
  • IMPACT Community Capital
  • Quadriga Capital VI GP Limited
  • Good Karma Ventures Gestora De Recursos Ltda (Good Karma Ventures)
  • Andes Impact Partners, LLC
  • Invest in Visions GmbH
  • Zubi Capital, S.A.
  • MUFG Bank, Ltd.
  • Impact Finance Management S.A
  • Closed Loop Partners
  • Genui GmbH
  • Kiva Capital Management, LLC
  • Bowrington Capital Limited
  • BTG Pactual Impact Investing Fund, L.P. 


  • BentallGreenOak
  • Bamboo Capital Partners
  • Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko Ltd. (NSSK)
  • Pegasus Capital Advisors, L.P.
  • Vital Capital
  • EcoEnterprises Fund
  • AfricaGrow GmbH & Co geschlossene Investment KG
  • Good Harvest Ventures Management S. à r.l.
  • Capricorn Investment Group, LLC
  • Novastar Ventures Limited
  • SIS Ventures