• UK to target impact as part of expected Growth Fund announcement

    21 November 2023

    The UK Chancellor will announce a UK Growth Fund, using private capital to fuel its public policy priorities and target positive environmental and social impact, at this week's Autumn Statement, an academic has claimed.

  • COP27 agenda must 'move beyond ESG to impact'

    09 September 2022

    The emphasis on climate-themed investment must move beyond environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration to focus on real-world 'impact' ahead of COP27, argues Sarah Gordon, CEO at the Impact Investing Institute.

  • People Moves 12 August including Mark Carney, Impact Investing Institute

    12 August 2022
  • UK to launch Impact Taskforce to help global Covid recovery

    12 July 2021
  • The Impact Investing Institute's Sarah Gordon on the just transition

    02 July 2021

    Place-based impact investments and a 'Green+' Gilt can achieve social co-benefits in the low-carbon transition, Sarah Gordon, chief executive of the Impact Investing Institute, tells Michael Hurley

  • UK institutional investors urged to make 'place-based' impact investments

    26 May 2021
  • UK plans £15bn maiden green bond programme over next year

    03 March 2021

    The UK government has announced it plans to raise at least £15 billion ($21 billion) from its maiden sovereign green bond programme over the next fiscal year, while also committing to report on its social impact.

  • Give UK infrastructure bank 'social impact and net zero mandate'

    03 December 2020

    A proposed UK 'infrastructure bank' must have a mandate to finance the transition to a net-zero economy, according to the Impact Investing Institute.

  • UK lawmakers urged to strengthen ESG focus of pension funds

    05 November 2020

    UK legislators were urged to back a law to compel managers of the £2.8 trillion ($3.6 trillion) in pension fund assets to consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors as part of their fiduciary duty to clients, including through the creation of a Scandinavian-style ethics council.

  • Impact classification system launch 'a critical step forward'

    25 June 2020

    The launch of a system by which asset managers 'self-classify' the type of impact they create through their investment has been hailed as a "critical step forward" for the area of impact investing.