Impact Investing Australia is an independent organisation dedicated to growing the opportunities for investments that deliver positive social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.
Our vision is for a healthy, equitable and prosperous Australia, supported by a dynamic market for impact investing that expands opportunities and creates innovative solutions to pressing societal challenges.
Impact Investing Australia was established in 2014 in response to an industry-identified need for dedicated leadership, facilitation and capacity building. From social enterprises and not for profit organisations in need of capital, to investors wanting to achieve social impact, we provide a focal point for market development in Australia, as well as participating in efforts to grow the global market for impact investing.
Impact Investing Australia’s work is focused on three key areas:
We incubate and build the pieces of infrastructure required for impact investing activity to increase.
We provide opportunities and resources for people to translate their interest in impact investing into action.
We engage constructively with governments and provide a collective voice on key policy actions that will support impact investing and remove existing barriers to market growth
These three areas of work have been prioritised by the Australian Advisory Board on Impact Investing in its strategy to grow impact investing in Australia Delivering on Impact. Impact Investing Australia drives the implementation of this strategy, working in collaboration with a broad range of organisations, as well as business and community leaders.