Monthly Archives: August 2017

Recommendations for building an impact-focused investment portfolio

The Impact Accelerator, managed by CDC, was created in 2015 to develop the market for impact investing in some of the most remote and challenging business environments in the world. After two years of investing, CDC has produced a publication, which makes a series of practical recommendations to investors in emerging markets on how to build an impact-focused … Read More

At the heart of impact measurement, listening to customers

Investors looking for data on social impact should start by helping investees deliver a compelling value proposition to their customers and supply chain. This is a key takeaway in the first Impact Programme Deep Dive study, published in the latest issue of Stanford Social Innovation Review. Together with Acumen’s Lean Data team, the case study shares … Read More