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The Impact Programme – Annual Report 2014

This report provides a summary of the findings... Read More

Tracking reach to the Base of the Pyramid through impact investing

The impact programme discussion paper... Read More


  • The GIIN releases report on the state of the impact investing market in South Asia

    The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), in partnership with Dalberg Global Development Advisors, published the report, The Landscape for Impact Investing in South Asia, a “state of the market” Read More

  • The DFID Impact Fund invests in Energy Access Ventures, an African energy-focussed fund

    The DFID Impact Fund, managed by the UK’s Development Finance Institution CDC Group, has made a commitment to invest 16.5 million Euros to improve access to sustainable energy Read More


The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty. We’re ending the need for aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit.

CDC Group, the UK's development finance institution, manages the DFID Impact Fund, a Fund of Funds. It will make investments of up to £75 million over 13 years. CDC aims to provide finance to more than 100 enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia via impact investment intermediaries and catalyse additional private capital.

The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing. The GIIN builds critical infrastructure and supports activities, education, and research that help accelerate the development of a coherent impact investing industry.

PwC acts as the Programme Coordination Unit for the Impact Programme, working alongside CDC and the GIIN. PwC's role includes the overall programme coordination and communication, the management of a technical assistance fund, and the implementation of a monitoring and evaluation framework.

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