In the face of increasing uncertainty from traditional donors — and a looming 2030 deadline for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals — the development industry is looking to private investors to finance development. One of the fastest-growing practices? Impact investing.
On the heels of the Vatican Impact Investing Conference, reporter Amy Lieberman and associate editor Adva Saldinger discuss what impact investing has accomplished, how it’s evolving, and what’s in store next.
• Impact investing growth continues as industry begins tracking to SDGs
• Can a UN social impact fund spark further reform at the organization?
• Leveraging impact investing to achieve the SDGs