The GSG covers 35 countries through its 30 National and Regional Advisory Boards working to catalyse impact investment in their markets. Discover each one below.
Members

Israel


The Israeli Forum for Impact Economy (IFIE)

Mission & Purpose


The Israeli Forum for Impact Economy (IFIE) connects, convenes, and catalyzes multi-stakeholder partnerships and collaborations in Israel, bridging Israel’s impact ecosystem with various national and international dominant players from the corporate, VC & business sector, government & public institutions, academia, private and social sectors. The NAB aims to promote and expand a sustainable economy in Israel by raising the significance of impact investing and its instruments and addressing market challenges.

 

The IFIE’s Five Pillars of Strategy towards an Impact Economy include:
  • Awareness – Expand public awareness and discourse around the benefits and potential of the Impact Economy.
  • Policy – Promote the Israeli impact economy by advocating for supportive necessary policy and regulation.
  • Impact measurement tools – Strengthen and expand the use of Impact management methods across industries and sectors.
  • Demand for capital – Expose the local industry to opportunities and growth potential driven by impact investments.
  • Supply of capital – Increase the net capital invested in Israeli impact ventures by corporations, private investors, philanthropic institutions, and venture capital arms.


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    Bundesinitiative Impact Investing

    Mission & Purpose


    The Bundesinitiative Impact Investing (federal impact investing initiative) aims to build a strong impact investing ecosystem in Germany to create the conditions for private capitals to meet social and environmental challenges. The National Advisory Board explores the role impact investment can have in the context of Germany’s social economy, as well as keeping an eye on the scale of impact investments in and from Germany.

     

    The NAB’s objectives are: 

    • Increasing

      impact investing as an investment approach and raising awareness of the social impact of capital
    • Supporting

      the cooperation of different actors in the impact investing landscape
    • Promoting

      a favourable political and legal framework for impact investing
    • Supporting

      the (further) development and dissemination of uniform impact measurement methodologies and standards

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      France

      A public-private collaboration for impact investment

      Impact investment has been developing in France over the last 20 years. Through the work of the taskforce, French experts have been able to produce recommendations and proposals for the government and other relevant bodies. The follow-up and new initiatives being promoted are crucial in order to accelerate the growth of the market in France.
      • Stock of

        €9.8bn

        reached across solidarity & social savings in France by the end of 2016
      • An increase of

        5x

        in the last five years for the amount dedicated to impact investing, to €1.26bn
      • Signed

        Two

        Social Impact Bonds for €2.5m, aiming to provide microcredit to hundreds of beneficiaries

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        Impact Investors Council

        Capital for impact

        The Impact Investors Council (IIC) is an industry body that has been established to build a compelling and comprehensive India impact story and strengthen the significance of impact investing in India.

        IIC wishes to address the growing sentiment among stakeholders in the impact investing community in India for a member-based industry body. The IIC is currently supported by over 40 impact investors. Our members include Aavishkar Capital, Omdiyar Network, Acumen, Asha Impact, Micheal and Susan Dell Foundation, Ford Foundation, Omnivore.

        Since 2010, India has attracted over 50 active impact investors with a cumulative investment of over $11 bn, in close to 500 enterprises. By 2025, such investments could grow to $8bn per annum, making a difference to millions of lives as well as generating competitive returns for investors.

        • Over

          $10.4bn

          Cumulative investments since 2010 to 2019 in close to 500 social enterprises.
        • Over

          $2.5bn

          in 2019, average deal size USD 17.5 MN
        • Lives of

          455m

          people has been impacted by over 500 social enterprises (since their inception).
        • Annual

          25%

          Growth Potential

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          Social Impact Agenda per l’Italia

          Mission & Purpose


          Social Impact Agenda per l’Italia (SIA) works to promote the development of impact finance in Italy. The NAB brings together investors, social enterprises, market builders, and philanthropic institutions from 24 organisations aiming to establish a new economy that combines economic sustainability with positive social and environmental impact. SIA carries out advocacy, research, communication, and market development activities in order to create a favorable ecosystem for investments with positive impact.
          • Connect

            Governments, financial institutions, businesses, along with universities, research centres, third sector actors and local communities.
          • Communicate

            the good practices of impact investing to embed positive social value into our economy.
          • Develop

            the impact finance market for a sustainable and impactful allocation of economic resources.
          • Research

            within the impact investing sector, facilitating contacts and providing case studies to optimise the use of its tools.

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            More resources available on:

            the SIA website.

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            For a complete and up-to-date list of supporting partners, please visit  www.socialimpactagenda.it

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            Canada

            Mission & Purpose


            Canada’s National Advisory Board aims to scale durable solutions to social problems by means of a vibrant social finance market. Mobilizing Private Capital for Public Good: Priorities for Canada, the Board’s 2014 report, highlighted policy obstacles to a vibrant market and suggested reforms to eliminate them. Though the Board is temporarily dormant, the Board’s members continue to champion Canada’s social finance potential and develop policy changes that could unleash it.
            • A total of

              C$2bn

              is in Canadian impact investment funds (2016 Canadian Impact Investment Trends Report)
            • Estimated

              25,000

              social enterprises in Canada (Employment and Social Development Canada)
            • Minimum of

              C$40m

              estimated in community bonds sold in Canada

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              Aliança pelos Investimentos e Negócios de Impacto

              Mission & Purpose

              The Brazilian Alliance for Impact Investment and Impact Businesses seeks to create a network of relationships that will bring together investors, entrepreneurs, governments and partners to develop profitable business models that solve social or environmental problems and change the dominant paradigm for managing the needs and resources of society.

              • Fostering

                A National Policy for impact investment and Businesses led by Brazil's Economy Ministry
              • Launching

                Over 20 studies to better understand and strengthen the Brazillian impact ecosystem
              • Monitoring

                Recommendations for specific stakeholders to advance the cause in Brazil
              • Enabling

                Innovative solutions for social and environmental problems through funding and articulation

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                The Global Steering Group exists to co-ordinate the efforts of the National Advisory Boards.


                United States

                Private Capital. Public Good.


                The U.S. Impact Investing Alliance looks to champion the power of impact investing through increasing awareness of impact investing, fostering deployment of and demand for impact capital across asset classes globally and partnering with stakeholders – including government – to build the impact investing ecosystem.
                • Around

                  $8.72tn

                  worth of assets feature impact investing considerations
                • Representing a

                  33%

                  increase in awareness of impact investing since 2014
                • There are

                  1,021

                  certified benefit corporations (B-Corps) in the US

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                  Impact Investing Australia

                  Mission & Purpose

                  Impact Investing Australia provides leadership and strategy to accelerate growth of the impact investment market operating in and from Australia. Our vision is for a healthy, equitable and prosperous Australia delivered through a dynamic market for investments with a diversity of players and products.

                  We are committed to achieving a vibrant impact investment market that is both uniquely Australian and makes a rich contribution globally.

                  • Greater than

                    AU$20bn

                    confirmed impact investing market at June 2020
                  • More than

                    20,000

                    social enterprises and 57,000 not-for-profit organizations in Australia
                  • An increase of

                    5x

                    planned for size of impact investment portfolios by active investors over next five years

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                    Impact Investing Australia Reports

                    Impact Investing Australia Newsletters

                    Impact Investing Australia Submissions

                    Impact Investing Australia
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