Impact Investing: Who’s Doing It?
A recent Australian newspaper article claims that “Impact investing is the new black of the finance world”. Clearly the fast-growing impact investment movement is gaining momentum worldwide.
We can’t keep track of all of the new market entrants, but these sources are doing a good job of it.
Invest with Values maintains a searchable directory with over 300 resources organized by topic.
Impact Assets 50 is an annual showcase of impact investment fund managers, focused on private debt and equity fund managers. You can search by year, fund manager name and by total assets.
The GIIN manages ImpactBase, a searchable, online database of impact investment funds and products designed for investors. Users who can verify themselves as accredited investors can apply for a free subscription to the database.
Exponent Philanthropy focuses on providing resources to encourage foundations to pursue impact investing. Their site provides how-to’s and examples of foundations that are leading the way.
AngelList’s Ventures for Good identifies accredited angel investors who are interested in investing in startups with a social purpose.
6. The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investments
USSIF’s online member directory allows you search by such categories as Banks & Credit Unions, Institutional investors, Mutual Fund & Investment Companies, and Venture Capital/Private Equity.