Our most seasoned readers will be able to answer this question without hesitation – but for those impact-curious or just joining the sector, this resource by the Impact Investing Institute is a good place to start
The UK’s Impact Investing Institute has built a learning hub accessible to everyone wanting improve their understanding of the impact investing sector.
The first in a series of learning modules focuses on the foundational knowledge needed to build impact skills and expertise. Supported by resources from sector organisations and leading practitioners, the module describes describes impact investment in the context of traditional, responsible and sustainable investment.
It also introduces the ‘spectrum of capital’ – a vital aid in explaining impact investing to others, and discusses challenges and opportunities facing the sector.
Access the Impact Investment Institute’s learning hub here.
Other useful resources:
- Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN)
- European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA)
- Global Steering Group on impact investment (GSG)
- Impact Management Platform