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Reshaping Financial Markets: Making Finance a Force for Good

What is impact investing?

Impact investments are investments made with the intention to generate positive, measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. Impact investing is an exciting and rapidly growing industry. It is taking place all over the world, and across all asset classes. If you want to go into finance but keep your conscience, now you can.

90
% millennials interested
250
$bn growth annually
22.9
$tn AUM
86
% studies show same/better returns

Not convinced?

Check out some examples of impact investing in the world today

Forest Carbon Projects

Ecosphere

As part of the Althelia Climate Fund, Ecosphere+ has the largest portfolio of forest carbon projects in the world.

Transparent Social Funding

Alice blockchain

Alice is a social funding and impact management platform built on the Ethereum blockchain. They enable the funding of projects that tackle homelessness, food security and more.

Solar Solutions

Trine invest

Trine allows you to invest in solar projects in Africa, with the impact ranging from CO2 avoided and number of people affected assessed by UNDP.

Fashion for Good

TOMS

For every product purchased, TOMS will help a person in need in, whether it be providing shoes, sight-saving surgery, water or safe birth.

Arts for Good

Nesta

The Arts Impact Fund brings together public, private and charitable funding to demonstrate the potential and impact of social investment in the arts.

Reducing waste

FindTap

FindTap aims to reduce the use of one-use plastic water bottles by encouraging bottle refilling. They partnered with resturants and coffee shops to enable a network of refill stations, all of which can be seen on a map.

Join the crowd

All these companies are searching for young talent in this growing industry

Interested?

We are too! Join us to learn the art of Impact Investing

Get involved in workshops and educational seminars by leaders in this space. Gain the skills to broaden your employment horizons, and be empowered with tools for great change, improving the lives of many.

Contact Info

Any questions? Get in touch
impact.president@imperial.ac.uk