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Impact Investment Indicators: A Critical Assessment *

Sarah Dadush

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter takes a look at the development and use of indicators and related reporting systems in social impact investing. It introduces the Global Impact Investment Rating System (GIIRS) and the ... More


Impact investing: A market in evolution

Anna Oleksiak, Alex Nicholls, and Jed Emerson

in Social Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198703761
eISBN:
9780191773013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703761.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The chapter begins by establishing a definition for this market and discussing the main contexts and trends that can be observed shaping its development. A section on key characteristics follows that ... More


Social Finance

Alex Nicholls, Rob Paton, and Jed Emerson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198703761
eISBN:
9780191773013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703761.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Social finance is now a multibillion dollar market that encompasses ethical investment (including finance for green businesses), community investment to support economic development in deprived ... More


The Demand Side of the Social Investment Marketplace

Alex Nicholls and Rod Schwartz

in New Frontiers of Philanthropy: A Guide to the New Tools and New Actors that Are Reshaping Global Philanthropy and Social Investing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199357543
eISBN:
9780199381425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357543.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the crucial demand side of the emerging social-impact investment market, the issue of “deal flow,” or limited availability of social-purpose organizations of various types ... More


Impact Investing: A New Asset Class and Its Implications for Sovereign Wealth Funds

Antony Bugg-Levine

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter explores, from a more practical perspective, sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) and their potential role in helping to form a new form of capitalism, and the benefits that will accrue. It ... More


Introduction: The Revolution on the Frontiers of Philanthropy and Social Investment

Lester M. Salamon

in Leverage for Good: An Introduction to the New Frontiers of Philanthropy and Social Investment

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199376520
eISBN:
9780199377633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376520.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Philanthropy and social-purpose finance are in the midst of a “Big Bang” at the present time, an enormous profusion of new actors and new tools that are revolutionizing the provision of financing for ... More


Investing for social impact: Direct foreign investment and private equity in Africa and South Asia

Peter Hinton and Sweta Penemetsa

in Social Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198703761
eISBN:
9780191773013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703761.003.0018
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter focuses on foreign direct investment (DFI) and private equity (PE) finance as a source of social impact. It assesses the current investment landscape of DFIs and PE in emerging markets ... More


Enterprise Brokers

Lisa Hagerman and David Wood

in New Frontiers of Philanthropy: A Guide to the New Tools and New Actors that Are Reshaping Global Philanthropy and Social Investing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199357543
eISBN:
9780199381425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357543.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the emergence of “enterprise brokers” who function to link social-impact investors to innovative ventures that can yield targeted rates of return as well as social and ... More


Can Finance Change the World?

Geoffrey Jones

in Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198706977
eISBN:
9780191840340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198706977.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter explores the creation of a set of institutions which launched new financial products to deliver capital and address risk in green businesses. It explores the creation of social banks ... More


Capital and the Common Good: How Innovative Finance is Tackling the World's Most Urgent Problems

Georgia Levenson Keohane

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178020
eISBN:
9780231541664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178020.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Despite social and economic advances around the world, poverty and disease persist, exacerbated by the mounting challenges of climate change, natural disasters, political conflict, mass migration, ... More


Making an Impact: Entrepreneurial Approaches to Environmentalism

Jesse Goldstein

in Planetary Improvement: Cleantech Entrepreneurship and the Contradictions of Green Capitalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037822
eISBN:
9780262346139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037822.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 2 contextualizes planetary improvement within the rise of business environmentalism over the latter half of the 20th century. Through the re-appropriation of well-established critiques of the ... More


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