How to do Corporate Impact Investing

Impact investing can be a bridge between impact and business. This report shows what the bridge is made of and shares the experience of crossing it.

corporate impact journey

Companies and corporate foundations can adopt diverse approaches to engage in impact investing. Each approach presents shared benefits between what's good for business and what's good for positive impact on people and planet: win-wins. The motivations and insights of practitioners inform a comprehensive picture of impact investing in a corporate setting, culminating in a practical guide to getting started.

We explore why and how corporate impact actors create synergies between impact investing and other corporate areas including philanthropy, sustainability, corporate venture capital (CVC), supply chain, product and service innovation, human resources and sustainability. These synergies present opportunities for both impact and business audiences. We conclude with five essential steps to get started with impact investing.