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Impact Investing Moves to Next Stage

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 22nd February 2018 -  Australia’s impact investing ecosystem is moving from early stage exploration into the early stages of market building according to a recent field scan, which comes as a new report reveals Impact Investment Ready Growth Grants have leveraged $1.4 m

First of A Kind Impact Investment Fund Raises More Than $10M as Market Continues to Grow

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 20th December 2017 -  Social Ventures Australia’s latest impact investment fund has raised more than $10 million and reached its first close sooner than expected, in what the experts say is evidence of growth in the Australian impact investing market.

Moving Impact Investment into the Next Phase

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 18th May 2017 -  Impact investing is being primed for growth with the launch of a new forum designed to support the development of the market in Australia and New Zealand.

Australia’s First Homelessness Social Impact Bond Reaches ‘Fruition’

Ellie Cooper, Friday, 10th February 2017 -  South Australia has launched the country’s first homelessness social impact bond, which will support 600 people through a program focused on life skills and employment pathways.

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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