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How to use impact finance more effectively

We collaborate with public funders and impact investors globally to scale high-performing enterprises and innovations with strong potential for positive impact on people and planet.

Effective Financing Solutions

We design and implement innovative financing solutions, in which public and catalytic funds mobilize private investment and enable strong impact performance:

Access to Finance for Impact Enterprises

With our Social Finance Academy, we create vibrant ecosystems, provide critical capacity building and run programs for access to impact finance:

  • Investment readiness and impact management programs in partnership with incubators and accelerators
  • Impact ecosystem-building programs with partners (e.g. B-Briddhi in Bangladesh)
  • Open and free knowledge resources for impact enterprises on investment readiness, social finance and impact management

Research, Education and Advice

We are deeply involved in improving the evidence base and sharing knowledge around effective impact finance:

  • Research and education for effective blended & innovative finance in partnership with the Initiative for Blended Finance at the University of Zurich
  • Impact investing & blended finance workshops and training
  • Advice on innovative & blended finance for public and catalytic funders
  • Advice on investing for impact for family offices, foundations and corporates
  • An open platform for Impact-Linked Finance (currently in design stage)
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