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INVESTING FOR IMPACT : The Global Impact Investing Market 2020

IFC’s latest estimate of the global market for impact investments shows that $2.3 trillion were being invested for impact in 2020, of which $636 billion clearly have an impact management system in place, according to the report 'Investing for Impact: The Global Impact Investing Market 2020'.

The Social Impact Investment Sector - Perspectives and Priorities by Big Society Capital


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.

Building a winning forest impact investment strategy - Blog by The ForestLink
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The ForestLink’s Building a winning forest impact investment strategy series discusses why you need to be strategic in how you measure, report and verify impact within your investment strategy – for credibility, business growth, and risk reduction, in a way that won’t strip profit from your bottom line.

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Driving Impact Through SDG Alignment

Emmy Hawker, ESG Investor

June 23, 2021 


The Impact Principles serve as a standard for investors aligning their impact investments with the SDGs. Diane Damskey, Head of the Secretariat, discusses the relation between SDGs and the Impact Principles in this ESG Investor article.


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