Media coverage

Big four may back $400m social impact investment bank

The Federal Government has called on the Social Impact Investing Taskforce to revisit its final report recommendations (from 2020). The Taskforce (comprised of current IIA Board members) recommended the Government co-finance an impact investment wholesale fund and set up a social enterprise growth fund. Article by James Eyers – The Australian Financial Review  

Chalmers’ plan lifts hopes of social impact investors

Our Chair, Richard Brandweiner and Founding Chair, Rosemary Addis comment on Treasurer Jim Chalmers’ plan to bring together banks and superannuation funds to discuss the funding of social services alongside the government. Article by James Eyers – The Australian Financial Review 

Election 2022: What the sector wants

In the lead up to the federal election, Pro Bono Australia shares policy recommendations from a range of purpose-driven organisations, including details from IIA's budget submission. Article by Danielle Kutchel – Pro Bono News

Introducing the 3i Framework for gender lens investing

Sabina Curatolo, co-author of our Roadmap for Australian Investors shares details of the 3i Framework for gender lens investing, which connects core elements of an organisation's Internal operations, Investment process and Influence on systems. Article by Sabina Curatolo (on LinkedIn)

Gender Lens Investing Roadmap released

A comprehensive roadmap has been produced for investors wanting to take a gender lens approach to improve operational and investment performance and tap into more investment opportunities. Article by Melissa Coade – The Mandarin