News & Insights

Recognizing the third Anniversary of the Impact Principles

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.

G7 Impact Task Force Report on Impact Transparency, Integrity and Harmonization

December 13, 2021

The report from G7 Impact Task Force Workstream A with contributions from several Signatories to the Impact Principles underscores how greater transparency on impact, harmonised disclosure standards and better data for decision-making are the foundational elements needed to catalyse private capital at scale.

The Gender-Smart Climate Finance Guide 2021

CDC Group, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) joined forces under the framework of the 2X Climate Finance Task Force to present their new toolkit, the Gender-Smart Climate Finance Guide.

The billion-dollar funds that have changed impact investing


20 August 2021

Michael Hurley, Environmental Finance 

What does the broader impact market think of large private equity giants' positive impact claims, Michael Hurley asks