The first in a series of case studies on pioneer impact investors produced by The ImPact. The purpose of these case studies is to offer actionable insights that families can use as they work to align their investments and their values – this focuses directly on the Rockefeller Brothers Fund’s mission-aligned and impact investing strategies, and aims to inform future impact investment with the lessons learned.
(Lead Authors: Ariella Rotenberg and Sam Bonsey)

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Using existing SIBs as case studies, this Brookings paper aims to act as an inventory on the impact bond space at the time of its publication. In analysing the future potential of impact investment, it considers existing claims made about the benefits of impact investment while also looking closely at all impact bond transactions active as of March 1, 2015.
(Authored by Emily Gustafsson-Wright, Sophie Gardiner and Vidya Putcha)

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Impact investing summit with international speakers contributing valuable insight into the global landscape providing current best practice, international case studies, examples of impact portfolios, deals, investment processes and knowledge of new frontiers.

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The Scaling Handbook is a step-by-step guide on how to set up a scaling program. The handbook aims at helping private sector development programs and business development services to support the scaling up and replicating of inclusive businesses in an integrated and cost-effective manner. It is a user-friendly guide offering the best in-class know-how, tools and methods, plus plenty of online resources and case studies. The handbook is aimed at inclusive business looking to achieve scale and is authored by the Global Social Entrepreneurship Network.
(Authored by Andrea A. Pérez Castro; Krisztina Tora (Global Social Entrepreneurship Network))

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A report focussing on the creation of a new form of enterprise: profit-with-purpose business. The report proposes a high-level international framework that allows for the different legal, political and cultural starting points in many countries and provides a selection of case studies illuminating how profit-with-purpose business work and how investors can provide capital for growth. It was authored by the Mission Alignment Working Group, one of four working groups formed by the Social Impact Investment Taskforce established under the UK’s presidency of the G8.

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Financing the Future is a dynamic content project about impact investment. The format combines a briefing on impact investment in Aotearoa, NZ, video interviews with thought leaders, investment case studies, and provocations from experts working in the areas that offer immediate opportunities. Please click here to read the full report

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Despite the centrality of impact measurement in the Venture Philanthropy approach, many organizations still consider it difficult to implement impact measurement in their daily practice

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