Research

2019 Annual Impact Investor Survey. GIIN, June 2019.

The 2019 Annual Impact Investor Survey demonstrates the increasing scale and maturity of the impact investing industry. The report draws on responses from 266 leading impact investing organizations from around the world, including: fund managers, foundations, banks, development finance institutions, family offices, permanent investment companies, pension funds, and others. These respondents collectively manage USD 239 billion, a subset of the total USD 502 billion in the market.

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Scaling Impact Investing in Forestry. GIIN, April 2019.

Scaling Impact Investment in Forestry assesses asset owners’ motivations for and needs when investing in sustainable and impact forestry, a sector which offers both the commercial viability and the scale necessary to stem the effects of climate change.

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Sizing the Impact Investing Market. Global Impact Investing Network, April 2019.

The Global Impact Investing Network’s Sizing the Impact Investing Market report, provides an in-depth analysis of the current size and composition of the impact investing market. The GIIN estimates the current size of the global impact investing market to be $502 billion.

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The Alpha in Impact. A Tideline Publication with Impact Capital Managers, December 2018.

For years, stakeholders in the impact investing field have debated whether investment managers can consistently deliver market-rate financial returns while achieving meaningful and measurable social or environmental impact.

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Sustainable Signals: Asset Owners Embrace Sustainability. Morgan Stanley, July 2018.

Sustainable investing has gone from a niche investment idea to attracting enough
capital to start having an impact on global challenges at a meaningful scale.
Globally, more than $22.8 trillion are invested sustainably, representing more than
$1 in every $4 under professional management.

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New ecosystem-wide mitigation and conservation banks are enabling large scale preservation and restoration of habitats and species. This innovative approach to private sector conservation aligns environmental, energy and impact investment interests to drive social and financial outcomes. i2 Capital is the principal sponsor of The Upper Green River Conservancy™, the nation’s first Co-Op Conservation Bank™, based in Wyoming.

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Innovative pay for success models are enabling new scaled conservation initiatives. i2 Capital is sponsoring the Revolving Water Fund to implement upstream farm-based clean water interventions that benefit municipal water users across the Brandywine Christina watershed in northern Delaware and Southeastern Pennsylvania.

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Advances in education platforms, delivery methods and measurement methodologies have the potential to dramatically improve student outcomes. i2 Capital is sponsoring a finance vehicle to accelerate the most promising outcome-focused solutions and enhance the education innovation ecosystem.

Renewable energy development is one of the most compelling and urgent social impact initiatives in the world today. i2 Capital is supporting multi-use land conservation and clean energy development that maximizes natural resource values on large scale agricultural and ecologically sensitive lands.