As the sector continues grows, the need for new and innovative impact investment products will also increase. Investors have an opportunity to more deeply transform companies and industries for social and environmental benefit by introducing an entirely new impact asset class: Impact search funds.
There is a large gap when it comes to solving long-term humanitarian challenges. And that gap is the lack of financial services.
The country’s market for purpose-driven finance could grow to $6 billion to $8 billion in 2025. What’s shaping the landscape?
Right now, 50 million children have been uprooted from their homes. They’re missing out on the chance to fulfil their potential – their lives are on hold at a time when they should be free from worry and in education, preparing for their future.
Palatine typically invests between £10 million to £30 million ($13 million to $40 million), though the impact fund will consider smaller ticket sizes of £2 million to £10 million.
Homelessness charities and a north west London council have teamed up to launch a social impact bond to tackle homelessness for single people.
A whole new financial ecosystem is needed to support the amazing resilience and initiative of many of these refugees, who have little prospect of going home.
Fintech and digital financial services are rushing in to help refugees and migrants access and transfer money, but their innovation isn’t just changing how humanitarian aid agencies operate – it’s also offering solutions for broader financial inclusion challenges.
A new digital-payment platform from the United Nations’ World Food Programme is bringing efficiency and stability to refugee camps.
Empowering Syrian and Iraqi entrepreneurs in Erbil, Iraq with training, mentorship, and funding.