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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

Recognizing the third Anniversary of the Impact Principles

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This week marked the third Anniversary of the Impact Principles since their launch in April 2019 bringing together DFIs, asset managers, and asset owners on a robust framework to foster greater discipline, transparency, and accountability in impact investing. As the Impact Principles continue to grow as a global standard among impact investors and their evolving regulatory environments, we thank the 158 Signatories and our partners for their enthusiastic support and collaboration to grow and strengthen the impact market.
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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. 

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.
  • GEF Capital Partners, South Asia
  • Laxmi Capital Market Limited 
  • Circulate Capital Management Pte Ltd
  • Cibus Investments Limited II
  • Brookfield Global Transition Fund
  • Innova/7 GP SARL    
  • Vidia GmbH    
  • BluePeak Capital LLP
  • Altura Capital Management, LLC
  • SPE Capital Partners
  • Temasek Trust Asset Management Pte. Ltd.
  • Contango Partners