- Monitor Institute, Investing for Social and Environmental Impact, January 2009.
- Sullivan, Paul With Impact Investing, a Focus on More Than Returns, April 23, 2010
- Fraser, Bruce W. Wealthy Attracted To Impact Investing, Financial Advisor Magazine, republished on NASDAQ.com
- Impact Investments: An Emerging Asset Class J.P. Morgan and Rockefeller Foundation report on the impact investment industry
- Innovations journal – Impact Investing – Volume 6, Issue 3 of MIT Press’s Innovations Journal was devoted to the subject of impact investing
IMPACT INVESTING NEWS SITES AND RESOURCES
CASE Working Paper Series(http://www.caseatduke.org/knowledge/workingpapers/index.html)
CASE at Duke staff and faculty working papers on Social Entrepreneurship.
Initiative for Responsible Investment at Harvard University(http://hausercenter.org/iri)
Promotes the development of theory and practice of responsible investment through research, dialogue, and action.
InSight at Pacific Community Ventures(http://www.pacificcommunityventures.org/insight/publications)
Features reports and publications on impact investing.
J.P. Morgan Social Finance Research(http://www.jpmorgan.com/pages/jpmorgan/investbk/solutions/ssf/publications)
Reports and publications from J.P. Morgan’s Social Finance unit.
MIT Innovations Journal (http://www.mitpressjournals.org/itgg)
Cases, research, and commentary on entrepreneurship and global development, mobile communications, global public health, water and sanitation, and energy and climate.
Monitor Inclusive Markets (http://www.mim.monitor.com)
A unit within the Monitor Group that focuses on understanding and catalyzing investment in business models that engage the poor in socially beneficial markets.
NextBillion en Espanol (http://espanol.nextbillion.net)
Tiene la mision de promover una discusion sobre el papel de los negocios y la empresa privada en la lucha contra la pobreza y la degradacion ambiental en el contexto hispano.
Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship(http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/centres/skoll/Pages/default.aspx)
Fosters innovative social transformation through education, research, and collaboration.
Stanford Social Innovation Review (http://www.ssireview.org)
A magazine and website covering cross-sector solutions to global problems while bringing together academic theory and practice with ideas about achieving social change.
An online platform that covers responsible finance and sustainable development in emerging markets.
IMPACT MEASUREMENT RESOURCES
FIELD at the Aspen Institute (http://fieldus.org/index.html)
Its mission is to identify, develop, and disseminate best practices, and to educate funders, policymakers and others about microenterprise as an anti-poverty strategy.
Global Impact Investing Rating System (GIIRS) (http://giirs.org)
Assesses the social and environmental impact (but not the financial performance) of companies and funds using a ratings approach analogous to Morningstar investment rankings or S&P credit risk ratings.
Impact Reporting and Investment Standards (IRIS) (http://iris.thegiin.org)
An initiative of the GIIN, IRIS is a set of metrics that can be used to describe an organization’s social, environmental and financial performance.
PULSE/App X (http://www.app-x.com/pulse)
Web-based software managed by App-X helping organizations track and benchmark financial, operational, environmental, and social data to better demonstrate impact.