Impact Investment Resources
Below are some selected resources about impact investing. These may be helpful to familiarize yourself with the field, as well as read some of the latest thinking emerging from impact investors themselves.
Toniic E-Guide to Impact Measurement
Toniic, 2012. This guide brings together lessons from Toniic members and their impact investor peers. Using “The 7-Step Framework”, it aims to help investors, especially those exploring how impact investing compares to their current investment practice, go from learning to action as global practitioners in impact investing.
Evolution of an Impact Portfolio: From Implementation to Results
Sonen Capital and KL Falicitas Foundation, 2013. This publication demonstrates that impact investments can compete with, and at times outperform, traditional asset class strategies while pursuing meaningful and measurable social and environmental results.
Demand Dividend: Creating Reliable Returns in Impact Investing
John Kohler, Santa Clara, 2013. Demand Dividend is a debt vehicle designed to improve the repayment cycle for impact investors and ease capital access for social enterprises. It is a tool that improves the ability of impact capital providers to invest in early-phase SGBs and deliver on their return promise to investors.
From Blueprint to Scale: The Case for Philanthropy in Impact Investing
Harvey Koh, Ashish Karamchandani and Robert Katz. Monitor Group & Acumen Fund, 2012. An in-depth demand-side understanding of the needs and challenges facing inclusive businesses. This report discusses the pioneer gap, validating viability, preparing markets and more.
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