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The Business Value of Impact Management

This report by the GIIN highlights ways in which impact...Read More

The Survey of the Impact Investment Markets 2014

This report presents findings from... Read More


  • Toward the efficient impact frontier

    A recent article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review profiles the tool, developed by Root Capital, that aims to help stakeholders on both the supply side and the Read More

  • New opportunity to join the Impact Programme team

    The Impact Programme is looking for an associate economist/data analyst to be part of  the Social Performance and Results team. The Analyst will lead on data management of the 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.

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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