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Impact Investment Profiles
These impact investments illustrate the diverse ways that investment capital can generate positive social and environmental impact alongside financial returns. Each profile provides details on investees, investment instruments, deal sourcing, intended social and environmental impact, and more. All profiles are contributed by GIIN Investors' Council members and written from the investors' perspectives.
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Generate efficiency in microfinance services provision to reduce costs and benefit clients
ICT
South Asia
Equity
Improve health outcomes for the poor
Health
Africa
South Asia
Equity
Increase economic opportunity in disadvantaged communities
Multi-sector
North America
Debt
Catalyze new funding mechanisms to scale high-impact social entrepreneurs
Multi-sector
Western Europe
Equity
Increase renewable energy use and access in emerging markets in Asia
Energy
East Asia
Debt
Equity
Increase access to financial transaction services for the unbanked
Financial Services
South Asia
Equity
Expand access to basic services for poor and low-income people
ICT
Latin America and the Caribbean
Equity
Provide safety nets and springboards to low-income and vulnerable people through access to financial services
Financial Services
Africa
Equity
Enhance livelihoods for agricultural entrepreneurs
Agriculture
Financial Services
Africa
Debt
Equity
Increase economic opportunity in disadvantaged communities
Financial Services
North America
Equity
Increase access to quality education for poor children in Africa
Education
Africa
Equity
Enhance livelihoods for rural women
Agriculture
Africa
Debt
Conserve ecologically valuable forestland
Environment
North America
Equity
Preserve rainforest and provide fair wages for indigenous farmers
Agriculture
Environment
Latin America and the Caribbean
North America
Debt
Improve livelihoods for agricultural entrepreneurs
Agriculture
Financial Services
Eastern Europe
Equity
Increase access to financial services for poor women
Financial Services
Microfinance
Latin America and the Caribbean
Debt
Enhance post-secondary student retention and degree completion
Education
North America
Equity
Preserve ecosystems, including land, watershed, and species
Environment
Water & Sanitation
North America
Debt
Demonstrate the economic viability of sustainable forest management.
Environment
North America
Equity
Improve the lives of poor or vulnerable people
Affordable Housing
Financial Services
North America
Debt
Improve educational outcomes for students
Education
ICT
North America
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