Investing for impact often requires alternative investment structures, but it's not always easy to understand the options. Toniic's John Berger on revenue-based financing, steward ownership and blended finance – and how the Impact Terms Project can help.
PLUS: BNP Paribas and European Investment Fund create €10m impact bond fund, SIS Ventures' second fundraise, US foundations back affordable food business Everytable, Dutch firm Tony’s Chocolonely secures new investment, and more.
The UK government’s £160m IMPACT Programme helps boost impact investment in emerging markets. As a first batch of grants are announced, the programme's team leader shares three insights that will shape its priorities in the years to come.
Ghana is world-leading in tracking spending on Sustainable Development Goals – making it ripe for impact investors. GSG's Krisztina Tora on the growing momentum (and infrastructure) for impact investment in the west African nation.
Those pushing impact investing need to address three key questions if it is to fulfil its potential. This week the University of Heidelberg’s Gorgi Krlev asks: why does Europe seem to be left behind – and does it matter?
Those pushing impact investing need to address three key questions if it is to fulfil its potential. In the first of a three-part series, our contributor asks: is the current swell of mainstream interest in impact investing helpful or harmful?
PLUS: Sustainability ratings provider EcoVadis secures €200m investment, new fund to back SMEs addressing malnutrition in Africa, European Social Catalyst Fund launches, Brexit donor sets up £100m charitable foundation, and more.
Kenya can take advantage of its popularity among impact investors to unlock $10bn for sustainable development, writes Krisztina Tora, market development director at the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment. Here's how.