Big Society Capital's 2021 market survey of impact investors, investees and intermediaries indicates social impact investment market has become more established over the last 2-3 years with increasing knowhow and confidence reported amongst those involved in the investment process. However, the research finds that the progress is matched by a majority view that significant difficulties persist.
The brief report highlights distinct areas for improvement for the impact investing sector.
The main themes arising were around the following areas:
- Increase clarity and transparency
- Greater standardisation and consolidation
- More flexible funding models
- More effective and proactive knowledge sharing
- Better networking