Getting started

Build your knowledge of social impact investment to start your journey

  • We know that all investors have different motivations and requirements, this may include factors such as impact theme, expectations around impact measurement and management as well as financial return, public or private markets and direct or indirect investments.

    One of the best ways to get started is to learn about the investment opportunities that drive meaningful impact alongside financial returns.

Introduction to social impact investing

We've put together a simple explainer with everything you need to know about social impact investing. How does it work? What are the benefits? Who is making social impact investments?

Investment areas

Our strategy is to concentrate on what we have learned works. We focus on building four key investment systems where there is greatest potential for scale of impact and where we believe we can make the biggest difference. By bringing in more capital alongside ours in the following areas, there is real opportunity both to help enterprises scale their impact and to give investors a sustainable financial return.

Impact investing training

Further your learning through this open-source collection of impact investing qualifications and training from across the industry. If you have any contributions to add please complete this short form.

Join impact investing networks

Find out how you can make your investments go further and help improve people’s lives by talking to your professional adviser or by joining a network of like-minded investors.

Ready to make social impact investments?

When you're ready to take the next step on your social impact investment journey, our Investor Engagement team are here to help.