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New Impact Investment Targets Prisoner Reoffending

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 12th July 2016 -  In an Australian first, the New South Wales Government will target prisoner reoffending through a new impact investment. NSW Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for Corrections

Proving You Can Make Money and Do Good

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 30th June 2016 -  Paul Steele is the executive chair and co-founder of The Difference Incubator (TDi ), Australia’s leading social enterprise incubator. He talks about why organisations shouldn’t

NSW Announces $10M Impact Investment for Youth Unemployment

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 29th June 2016 -  The New South Wales Government has allocated $10 million in its 2016/17 budget for a social impact investment targeting areas of the state with high youth unemployment. NSW Treasurer

Blog: Big Names Turning to Impact Investing

Karen Mahlab AM, Tuesday, 12th April 2016 -  In Australia the impact investing market is forecast to grow at around the international benchmark of 30 per cent in the next decade and it’s attracting some big names, writes Karen

Social Sector Champions Impact Investing in Canberra

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 16th March 2016 -  Leaders from Australia’s business, finance, community and philanthropic sectors have joined forces in Canberra to call on the government to champion a new impact investment body.

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. The Impact Investing Australia 2016 Investor Report

Calculating Cost of Social Issues for Impact Investment

Ellie Cooper, Monday, 15th February 2016 -  A new guide to improve impact investment strategies through greater understanding of the cost of social issues has been released. A Practical Guide to Understanding Social Costs:…

New Crowdfunding Rules Forget For-Purpose Sector

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 18th November 2015 -  Social purpose organisations have been left out of the new crowdfunding rules announced by the Federal Government. Assistant Treasurer and Small Business Minister, Kelly O’Dwyer,…

Impact Investment Delivers Comparable Returns – Report

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 21st October 2015 -  “Doing well while doing good” is a viable investment strategy, according to research that shows impact investment offered comparable rates of return while delivering…

Rhetoric About Impact Investing Outpacing Reality

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 2nd June 2015 -  A survey of US-based Chief Executives, including those from large private foundations, suggests that the rhetoric around impact investing seems to be outpacing the reality. The…

Australian First Impact Investment Policy

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 5th February 2015 -  The NSW Government has become the first in Australia to launch a Social Impact Investment Policy and establish an Office of Social Impact Investment. Premier Mike Baird launched…

Indigenous Co Secures Social Investment Funding

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 22nd April 2014 -  An Indigenous company, Iman Operations, has secured a $800,000 impact investment funding package from Social Ventures Australia (SVA) to enable the company to deliver on a multi-million…
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