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What is a Social Impact Bond (SIB)?

What is a Social Impact Bond (SIB)?

A social impact bond (SIB) is a contract with the public sector or governing authority, whereby it pays for better social outcomes in certain areas and passes on part of the savings achieved to investors. A social impact bond is not a bond, per se, since repayment and...
UN Principles for Responsible Investment

UN Principles for Responsible Investment

UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) are a set of six principles that provides a global standard for responsible investing as it relates to environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) factors. The goal of following these principles is to meet...
Montreal Carbon Pledge

Montreal Carbon Pledge

The Montreal Carbon Pledge is a commitment by investors to annually measure and publicly disclose their portfolio’s carbon footprint — that is, the impact on the greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming. The Principles for Responsible Investment...