Impact investing is a complex and deeply nuanced field. Thankfully, a number of organizations provide a wealth of information on everything from the basics of impact investing to metrics and evaluation. This page offers broad overview resources of impact investing. More tailored resources, such as those designed for nonprofits or social enterprises, will be coming soon.
Case Foundation: A Short Guide to Impact Investing
In 2015, the Case Foundation produced an overview guide of impact investing. The report covers information such as impact investing framework, impact across asset classes, social impact returns, and tracking investment financial performance. Additionally, they spotlight a variety of organizations receiving impact investments. Click here to download the report.
Global Impact Investing Network
The Global Impact Investing Network maintains a wealth of online resources, spanning from core characteristics of impact investing, to global case studies of impact investing, to information on the current state of impact investing. Their overview page here is a wonderful place for anyone interested in impact investing.
MaRS Centre for Impact Investing
The MaRS Center for Impact Investing's Knowledge Hub provides a wealth of tools and resources for investors and investment recipients alike. Their available resources span from webinars to articles to reports and cover topics ranging from emerging markets to mission-related investing and more.