Impact Investing: Overview and Influencers

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May 3, 2018 · 4 min read

The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN)

Recognized as industry leader, the GIIN is committed to growing the impact investing marketplace. Its website provides an excellent primer on the basics.

The Case Foundation

The Case Foundation continues to be a leader and influencer in the growing field of impact investing. A Short Guide to Impact Investing: A Primer on How Business Can Drive Social Change (updated in October 2015) remains a must-read for anyone new to impact investing. Quotes introduce chapters, keeping the tone light in this relatively short (50 pages) primer. It provides a broad but not in-depth overview of many aspects of impact investing — from frameworks to asset classes to impact measurement.

Social Capital Markets (SOCAP)

SOCAP is “dedicated to accelerating a new global market at the intersection of money + meaning.” It does this primarily through its annual flagship event. This is the largest conference to “bring together impact investors, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists, business leaders and other innovators from across the world in a unique cross-sector approach to catalyze collaboration for change.”

Impact Alpha

Impact Alpha is a new media brand that “delivers high-quality original content and company and investor data to accelerate the growth of the impact market.” Billed as investment news for a sustainable edge, this subscription based service provides continually updated information on impact investing through daily briefing, podcasts, articles and several theme-focused series.

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Where are the sweet spots for startups and impact investment? We explore this evolving space and share what we find. www.startingupgood.info

StartingUpGood

Where are the sweet spots for startups & impact investment? We explore this evolving space & share what we find.

StartingUpGood

Written by

Where are the sweet spots for startups and impact investment? We explore this evolving space and share what we find. www.startingupgood.info

StartingUpGood

Where are the sweet spots for startups & impact investment? We explore this evolving space & share what we find.

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