Impact Investments are investments made into companies, organizations and funds with the intention to generate social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. Opportunities in Impact Investing are attracting a variety of investors around the world, including fund and wealth managers, insurance companies, institutional investors, development finance institutions and philanthropic foundations.
Social Impact Bonds
The Social Impact Bond, also known as the Pay for Success model, is a groundbreaking approach to financing effective social programs. At its essence, the Social Impact Bond is a performance-based contract between social service providers, investors, governments and other stakeholders, whereby financial returns for investors are generated by positive social outcomes.