Making Sense of the Many Kinds of Impact Investing

Harvard Business Review

According to the Global Impact Investing Network, the market for impact capital, currently sized at $60 billion, could grow over the next decade to $2 trillion, or 1% of global invested assets. Ultimately, asset managers can develop a matrix with financial asset classes (e.g.,

Global Entrepreneurs Need New Funding Models

Harvard Business Review

In January, Oxfam announced it would team with the asset manager Symbiotics to launch the Small Enterprise Impact Investment Fund (SEIFF), based in Luxembourg. We wanted to do this because we recognize that small enterprises are a very significant engine for development; they create employment, which tends to be more sustainable and better paid than you would find in the more informal microfinance sector," says Oxfam's Nicholas Colloff.