Impact Investing: A Framework for Policy Design and Analysis

Jan 15, 2011 · Ben Thornley, David Wood, Katie Grace

The Rockefeller Foundation launched its program initiative on impact investing with an important premise in mind: that the resources of government and philanthropy alone are insufficient to address the world’s biggest problems. We have been supporting the development of networks, infrastructure, intermediaries and research designed to accelerate the maturation of an impact investing industry that seeks to create social and environmental benefit in addition to profit. In so doing, our intent has been to unlock more capital for companies, funds and other vehicles that generate positive social and/or environmental outcomes—such as high-quality jobs, healthcare, education and affordable housing, cleaner and more efficient energy—in addition to financial return.

Individual Case Studies:

  1. New Markets Tax Credit
  2. CDFI Fund Program
  3. Energy Star Program
  4. Multi-fondos
  5. Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)
  6. Community Interest Companies
  7. Green Funds Scheme
  8. Feed-in Tariffs (StrEG and EEG)
  9. Joint European Support for Sustainable Investment in City Areas (JESSICA)
  10. Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment
  11. Microfinance Act
  12. Priority Sector Lending
  13. National High-Tech R&D (863) Program
  14. Tokyo Cap and Trade Program
  15. Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure
  16. National Rental Affordability Scheme

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