Check out 10 of the recommendations from the U.S. National Advisory Board on impact investing’s new report outlining how federal policy can promote and help grow the field of impact investing.

The U.S. government has a critical role to play in helping to expand and support impact investing — but how can this have the greatest effect?

A new report published this week by the U.S. National Advisory Board on Impact Investing lays out a series of steps the government could take to help promote impact investing and potentially make available additional, innovative development financing.

Check out the above Slideshow above outlining 10 of the key recommendations outlined by the NAB report, entitled “Private Capital Public Good: How smart federal policy can galvanize impact investing — and why it’s urgent.”

Want to know more? Below is my video report from the launch event, including comments from a few U.S. government representatives.

Devex Impact reporter Adva Saldinger gives you an inside look at the launch event for a new report on impact investing and several of the policy recommendations it outlines.

This story is part of a series on impact investing. For more, check out our Storify page on “Impact Investing 2.0: The evolving social finance landscape” and tweet @DevexImpact using #impinv.

About the author

  • Adva Saldinger

    Adva Saldinger is a Senior Reporter at Devex, where she covers the intersection of business and international development, as well as U.S. foreign aid policy. From partnerships to trade and social entrepreneurship to impact investing, Adva explores the role the private sector and private capital play in development. A journalist with more than 10 years of experience, she has worked at several newspapers in the U.S. and lived in both Ghana and South Africa.