Our current projects

The Impact Investing Institute at COP26

Find out what we are doing and where you can see us at COP26 in November.

G7 Impact Taskforce

Industry-led taskforce to propose solutions to harness private capital at scale for public good

Green+ Gilt

We want to increase the flow of public and private capital to address environmental and social challenges. Those capital flows are vital in achieving the transition to a net-zero carbon world, which should be inclusive and socially beneficial – a concept commonly referred to as a ‘just transition’.

Impact investing Learning Framework and Hub

We want to increase competency in impact investing so more investors incorporate impact into their work and investment decisions. Lack of knowledge about impact investing remains one of the main reasons for people not to consider impact in their financial decision-making process.

Opportunities for impact investing in emerging markets

We are producing an evidence base for institutional investors of impact investments across asset classes and geographies.

Pensions with impact

We aim to make it easier for pension schemes to invest with impact. We help them reduce negative impacts and risks like carbon emissions, biodiversity loss, poor governance and inequality that arise from their portfolio.

Place-based impact investing

Championing impact investing that drives positive outcomes in underinvested places around the UK.

Sizing the UK’s Impact Investing market

Currently there is no good answer to the question, “How big is the UK impact investing market?” Working with our research partners, the professional services firm EY, we are developing a methodology for suitably sizing the UK impact investing market and baselining its size. Working across the impact investment field we are obtaining data and insights from asset owners, asset managers and industry stakeholders to develop a picture of where the market is today. 

Sustainability Reporting Standard for Social Housing

We want to make it easier for lenders and investors to assess Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance of housing providers and identify ESG risks as well as opportunities to create positive social and environmental outcomes.

Endowments with impact

Supporting endowed charities, trusts and foundations to deliver impact investing.