HESTA (a $32 billion Australian industry superannuation fund) has partnered with Social Ventures Australia (SVA – a non-profit organisation that provides funding, investment and advice for social impact) to launch
Washington-based policy think tank, the Brookings Institution, has released the first impartial and independent report on the potential and limitations of social impact bonds (SIBs).
Published in July 2015, the report critically
For the first time, a social finance lender is joining forces with a crowdfunding website to help social innovators raise capital.
SEFA, one of Australia’s leading lenders to social
The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) and Cambridge Associates, a global investment firm, have launched the Impact Investing Benchmark, the first comprehensive analysis of the financial performance of market rate
J.P. Morgan and the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) have published the 2015 annual impact investing survey, Eyes on the Horizon, revealing a growing global market with an increasing number of impact investments
StartSomeGood, the Sydney-based crowdfunding platform for social and environmental initiatives, has raised $400,000 from an impact investor to develop the platform and grow its global team.
The angel impact investment comes from
The Australian Government has launched a new $140 million development innovation hub, innovationXchange, to ‘revolutionise the delivery and effectiveness of Australia’s aid program’, with particular attention given to leveraging new sources
NSW has launched Australia’s first Social Impact Investment Policy as part of a bold new approach to providing long-term social and economic benefits for NSW alongside protecting the vulnerable.
Launched in Sydney on 4
Impact Investing Australia’s partner National Australia Bank has launched a ground-breaking climate bond to raise a minimum of $150 million for renewable energy. Within hours of being issued, the bond
On 16 September 2014, the World Economic Forum (WEF) launched Charting the Course: How Mainstream Investors can Design Visionary and Pragmatic Impact Investing Strategies. The report is the sequel to