Featured Resources

The Impact Programme – Annual Report 2014

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The Survey of the Impact Investment Markets 2014

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News

  • Exciting new report from the GIIN on the business value of impact measurement

    The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) have released a report that highlights ways in which impact investors and investees use impact measurement practices to inform investment and management decisions Read More

  • Launch of ‘14trees’ – a joint venture to bring low-carbon, affordable housing materials to developing countries

    Though the DFID Impact Programme, CDC is investing with LafargeHolcim in 14Trees which aims to accelerate the production and commercialisation of Durabric – an environmentally-friendly, affordable alternative to Read More

Partners

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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