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  • Pension funds and insurers propel impact AuM growth

    30 June 2023

    Pension funds were the biggest driver of growth in impact funds over the last five years, according to the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN).

  • GIIN set to issue guidance on impact in listed equities

    10 February 2023

    The Global Impact Investing Network's (GIIN) CEO said the organisation is developing guidance on "what impact looks like in a listed equities fund".

  • Impact market breaks $1trn barrier

    13 October 2022

    The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) has estimated that the global impact investment market is worth more than $1.16 trillion.

  • SDG mapping is not impact investing, says GIIN CEO

    30 September 2022

    Investors that retrospectively tag assets for 'alignment' with UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are not impact investors and produce "impact by coincidence", said the CEO of the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN).

  • 'Milestone' impact comparison tool launched by GIIN

    29 March 2022

    Impact investors can now measure and compare their performance against a newly launched benchmark from the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN).

  • Temasek commits $500m to impact investor LeapFrog

    09 March 2021

    Temasek has committed $500 million to impact investment manager LeapFrog, in what the Singapore state-backed investor said is the largest ever single commitment to an impact investor.

  • Impact market surges 40% to $715 billion, GIIN says

    11 June 2020

    The global market for investments made with an intent to generate measurable positive impact alongside financial returns grew by about 40% to $715 billion last year, according to estimates by the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN).

  • GIIN leads creation of Covid-19 response impact 'coalition'

    13 May 2020

    An investor coalition has been launched that will seek to amplify the effect of impact investments in the response to the coronavirus pandemic.