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New Data Reveals Australian Impact Investments Deliver on Potential

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 26th October 2016 -  The first data set of Australian impact investments has revealed positive financial returns, and strong social and environmental outcomes, impacting the lives of tens of thousands of people.

Appetite for Impact Investment set at $18B

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 8th March 2016 -  Over the next five years investor demand for impact investment is expected to reach $18 billion, according to a landmark report.

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Impact Capital Australia – Scaling Positive Social Change

Rosemary Addis, Wednesday, 4th November 2015 -  Impact Capital Australia has been designed as this flagship institution for Australia, to be the game changer that unlocks the potential of impact investment, writes Rosemary Addis, Chair of Impact Investing Australia.

$30 Million Committed to Australian Impact Investment

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 9th September 2015 -  Superannuation fund HESTA has committed $30 million to create an impact investment fund managed by Social Ventures Australia, which is said to be the single largest investment of its kind in Australia to date.

Impact Investing Reaches Record Levels

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 18th August 2015 -  Impact investing and responsible investment have grown to record levels in Australia, with more than $629 billion in assets being managed under responsible investment strategies, according to a new report.

Impact Investing Australia Appoints CEO

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 22nd October 2014 -  Investment adviser, Daniel Madhavan has been appointed as the inaugural Chief Executive Officer of Impact Investing Australia - a newly established Not for Profit set up to develop the market for impact investing.

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Investing in Real Change: Global Steps Forward for Australia

Rosemary Addis, Wednesday, 24th September 2014 -  The recent global launch of the Social Impact Investment Taskforce report shows Australia as having the foundations for a thriving, world-leading impact investment sector, writes Australia’s Taskforce representative, Rosemary Addis.

Australia to Help Drive Global Market for Social Investment

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 28th May 2014 -  Sir Ronald Cohen, a global leader in venture capital, is in Australia this week to promote the work of the international Social Impact Investment Taskforce established by the G8.

Social Benefit Bond Raises $7M

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 4th June 2013 -  Social Ventures Australia says it has raised $7 million for Australia’s first social benefit bond - well ahead of schedule.

Growth of Impact Investing In Australia – Report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 2nd April 2013 -  A Federal Government report suggests that the Impact Investment market in Australia is still in its early stages but shows great potential for growth.
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