Impact Investing Research and Consulting
We’ll work to guide the alignment of your profit with your social purpose. Our impact investing research and consulting practice helps clients effectively deploy capital and manage investments in alignment with their financial and impact objectives. We provide investors, philanthropists, and policymakers the tools, tactics, and strategies to measure and communicate the social and financial outcomes of their investments and increase their impact.
Pacific Community Ventures is an industry leader, evaluating investments across all impact themes and asset classes. Our work has influenced capital markets for decades and our clients have strengthened local economies, created tens of thousands of good jobs, and driven private and public investments in underserved communities. We believe we all have a role to play in creating equitable communities, where everyone has access to things like a good job, healthcare, education, affordable housing, and healthy food. We help people get a fair shake by working with investors to reshape markets and create supportive policies to better serve working people and their communities.
Pacific Community Ventures was one of the first investors to prove that you could create social impact and environmental good with your money while also making a return on your investment. For more than twenty years we’ve used our expertise to show investors like pension funds, foundations, CDFIs, faith-based investors, and others how to put their dollars to work benefiting people, our local communities, and our environment.
Our rigorous, practitioner-centered solutions provide investors, philanthropists, and policymakers with confidence and customized information they can leverage to drive capital and resources to create positive social impact.
Measurement, management, and evaluation
At Pacific Community Ventures we develop social impact measurement and management frameworks and conduct field-building research to provide investors, policymakers, and entrepreneurs with the information and tools they need to more effectively deploy capital and create economic opportunities in underserved communities.
For over a decade, CalPERS, the nation’s largest public pension fund, has engaged Pacific Community Ventures to measure and report on the social and economic impacts of its investments.
Services: Impact Measurement & Evaluation
Impact Investing 2.0
Impact Investing 2.0 represents a major step forward for the impact investing industry. The twelve funds profiled herein work in vastly different sectors, from microfinance in India to sustainable property in the UK, and have accordingly pursued very different investment strategies and approaches to social impact. Their success across such a broad set of parameters offers many lessons for the industry and beyond.
Our Clients and Partners
Our impact investing research and consulting practice helps clients effectively deploy capital and manage investments in alignment with their impact objectives. We provide investors, philanthropists, and policymakers the tools, tactics, and strategies to measure and communicate the social and financial outcomes of their investments and increase their impact.
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