Legatum is the largest private investor in the $100m SDG Outcomes Fund developed by UBS Optimus Foundation and Bridges Outcomes Partnerships. CEO Mark Stoleson explains why they are backing this blended finance structure.
Impact bonds, which go by many names, use private capital to help countries address societal problems more cheaply and effectively. Experts say investor interest is high, and there is an expansion of regions and themes.
Social outcomes contracts can deliver great results and should be deployed more, according to research from Big Society Capital which looks back at the first decade of these pioneering social investment vehicles
The Education Outcomes Fund aims to transform the lives of 10 million children by taking the concept of outcomes-based education programmes to a global scale. Impact investors will pay a key role in this innovative approach
It’s a new buzzword in Brussels. Social outcome contracting is seen by the European Commission as a tool for orchestrating social change, with the potential to unlock large amounts of private investment.