Investing for positive impact goes beyond avoiding harm and mitigating risks, and is at the centre of a wider movement towards more responsible investing.

Dame Elizabeth Corley

Chair, Impact Investing Institute Board of Directors

What is the Impact Investing Institute?

The Impact Investing Institute is an independent, non-profit organisation which aims to accelerate the growth and improve the effectiveness of the impact investing market. It will do this by raising awareness of, addressing barriers to and increasing confidence in investing with impact.

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Our vision

Our vision is for lives to improve, as more people choose to use their savings and investments to help solve social challenges, as well as seeking a financial return.

Our mission

Our mission is to accelerate the growth and improve the effectiveness of the impact investing market, so that more capital contributes to achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.


Introducing the Impact Investing Institute

Pictures from our launch

Kollider, Sheffield

Elysia, our caterers in London

Nick Morgan, Co-Founder, Kollider Projects

Peter Harrison, CEO, Schroders

Sarah Gordon, CEO, Impact Investing Institute in London

Sarah Gordon, CEO, Impact Investing Institute in Sheffield

St Mary's, our caterers in Sheffield

Toynbee Hall

Who we are and what we do

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