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...
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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
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...
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
Impact Principles Advisory Board Meeting Update - June 23, 2022
On the 23rd of June 2022, the Impact Principles Advisory Board Members met to discuss, among others, next steps for Signatory engagement on regulations and reporting requirements. Specific next steps included drafting letters to regulators and arranging meetings with data providers. The meeting also covered important updates from the Secretariat’s Regional Committees (i.e., Africa and Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Asia and Australia Committees).
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.
News & Insights
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