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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

      Join Us For BII/Impact Principles Webinar of Investor Contribution


      BII and the Impact Principles will be hosting a series of webinars in 2023.  The first episode will kick off on May 25th, 2023, where a panel of industry leaders provide insights on the significance of contribution in investment decision-making. Click below for more details and the opportunity to register. 

      Impact Principles 4th Anniversary Event

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      On April 12th, 2023, Signatories gathered both in person and virtually to recognize the 4th anniversary of the Impact Principles. Leaders in the industry shared their insights on the market, what is needed to continue the growth of impact investing and the development of best practices. In just 4 years, we have seen the Signatory base nearly triple in size, creating a diverse global community of impact investors committed to this standard for impact investing.

      The GIIN's Agriculture Benchmarking Tool


      The Global Impact Investing Network has released a pilot impact performance benchmark focused on the agricultural sector, allowing investors to analyze sector-specific impact performance across the market and compare their own impact results to their peers and the Sustainable Development Goals. The benchmark will continue to evolve as investors submit data. All impact investors in agriculture are welcome to participate. Create an IRIS+ account or contact

      Impact Principles Webinar Series

      Publications & Media


      The GIIN's 2022: Sizing the Impact Investing Market Report

      In the GIIN's 2022: Sizing the Impact Investing Market report, the size of the worldwide impact investing market is estimated to be USD 1.164 trillion, reflecting an increasingly comprehensive measurement of impact assets under management globally. The report also provides insight two areas of development in the market that are becoming increasingly prevalent: green bonds and corporate impact investing.




      View webinars and videos in the Resources section.

      New Signatories in 2023

      • Japan Social Innovation and Investment Foundation (SIIF)
      • Shinsei Impact Investment Limited
      • Ankur Fincon Management Pvt. Ltd. (Ankur Capital)
      • UB Forest Industry Green Growth Fund I LP
      • Frankfurt School Financial Services
      • GLIN Impact Capital LLP
      • Accion International
      • The Scottish National Investment Bank Plc
      • Peninsula Partners
      • Aliath Bioventures S.L