Demystifying social impact investing in UK social infrastructure

What is social, impact investing and social infrastructure? ‘Social’ is about people and places contributing to net positive outcomes for those who receive and deliver (essential) services, and wider stakeholders such as their families and communities.

The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) defines ‘impact investing’ as investments made with the intention to generate positive, measurable, social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.

This insight:

  • Unpacks the terms ’Social’, ‘Impact Investing’ and ‘Social Infrastructure’.
  • Makes sense of jargon by distilling social impact investing into four easy to remember themes.
  • Brings these key impact themes to life by using examples in health-related real estate.

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