A Market Emerges: The Six Dynamics of Impact Investing

A Market Emerges: The Six Dynamics of Impact Investing

The success of impact investing funds is determined by the interplay among three stakeholder groups (funds, investors, and investees), two influencing factors (platform and financial innovation), and the ultimate indicator of success (fund performance and growth), a report from the , , and the at argues. (42 pages, PDF) identifies trends in and challenges for the field, including investors playing a more active role than in conventional funds, funds being creative and resilient in the face of uncertainty, an increase in impact investment offerings and distribution platforms, and the emergence and continued evolution of common metrics for evaluating success. Funded by and the and foundations, , and the RS Group (Hong Kong), the report also includes case summaries and questions related to the development of best practices around each dynamic.