In May 2022, BEIS, DEFRA and HMT published a call for evidence ahead of the UK government’s update to its Green Finance Strategy, expected later…

The Finance for Impact Summit on Monday, 18 July 2022 will bring together leaders of finance, business, governments and other institutions from around the world to discuss how we can better harness finance for the good of people and the planet. This one-day event will be held in person at Mansion House in London, and streamed live to a global audience.

Fiduciary duty is not incompatible with impact investment – but, unfortunately, this remains a pervasive misconception. Now, with the publication of the judgement in the case of Butler-Sloss v Charity Commission, a decisive step has been taken towards dispelling this myth for good in the £72bn UK charitable foundation sector. 

Nest is a defined contribution pension scheme in the UK that manages assets of more than £21.4 billion on behalf of 11.1 million members, who make up a third of the UK workforce. It was set up by the UK government in 2010 to support its programme for auto-enrolment into pensions in the workplace.

Research by MOBILIST and Intellidex has highlighted a growing tension between ESG investment strategies and flows to emerging and frontier markets. While…

All war, wherever in the world it takes place, imposes huge costs and suffering, particularly on civilians. At this time, the Impact Investing Institute shares the world’s horror at the events unfolding in Ukraine and the suffering the invasion by Russia’s armed forces has brought to everybody in Ukraine.

The Impact Investing Institute welcomes the publication of the landmark Levelling Up White Paper and the ambitious, new approach it sets out, designed to re-focus Government spending on tackling place-based inequalities.

The Leadership Council, in partnership with the charity pilotlight, have published a new report, The Great British Talent Swap, calling for a sharing of talent and experience between the charitable and commercial sectors.

GLASGOW – The Impact Investing Institute is delighted to announce a series of new adopters and supporters to our Impact Investing Principles for Pensions,  highlighting the role that pension schemes can play in the transition to Net Zero.

Held in partnership with the University of Glasgow, this event will feature two panel discussions focusing on issues which are central to the ongoing development of sustainable finance in the UK: green bonds, and fiduciary duty and sustainable investment.

On Wednesday, 3rd November, we held our event “Pensions with impact – adopting a transitional mindset for a better future” in the COP26 Green Zone. The event heard from a range of voices in the industry sharing the investment opportunities and case studies presented by adopting a Just Transition investing approach, the advantages for institutional investors, such as pensions funds, in adopting a transitional mindset and how that can help to build socially and environmentally resilient economies in the future.

LONDON – The Impact Investing Institute, in partnership with Property Funds Research and supported by Homes England and Investment Property Forum, publishes a ground-breaking and comprehensive report detailing the investment case for UK social housing.