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UK Impact Investing Market - Impact Investing Institute, March 2022

Over the last decade, the impact investing market in the UK has developed rapidly but, until the publication of our report, there had been no estimate of its total size. Working across the impact investment field, we obtained data and insights from asset owners, asset managers and industry stakeholders to develop a picture of where the market is today

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Increasing the supply of affordable housing requires new and innovative ways to fund the sector.

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Press release - Government unveils levelling up plan that will transform UK. Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, to unveil the government’s flagship Levelling Up White Paper, setting out a plan to transform the UK by spreading opportunity and prosperity to all parts of it.

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This strategy sets out policies and proposals for decarbonising all sectors of the UK economy to meet our net zero target by 2050.

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Insight Brief - Big Society Capital and The Good Economy believe now is the time to set new norms to ensure private capital is a positive force in tackling the need for more social and affordable housing.

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A White Paper outlining why there is now "a golden opportunity for responsible, patient private capital to step in, match public investment and deliver positive environmental and social impact in places and communities across the country."

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A collection of interviews with 14 organisational leaders exploring their stated commitment to their corporate purpose. This collections of interviews promotes the proposition that “profit is the outcome of identifying and pursuing a purpose that benefits society” rather than “profit is a company’s purpose”.

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This short paper reviews the evolution of UK residential sector as an institutional investment and considers the prospects for further growth. It primarily draws on the institutional investment surveys the IPF conducted over the nine years from 2012 to 2020.

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We help build an investment ecosystem that supports enterprises to improve people’s lives.

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Following widespread consultation and engagement from across the housing and financial sectors, this report presents the Sustainability Reporting Standard for Social Housing. The Standard is a voluntary disclosure framework for housing providers to report on their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance in a transparent, consistent and comparable way.

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The Impact Investing Institute is an independent, non-profit organisation, which aims to grow and improve the effectiveness of the impact investing market.

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This report investigates the additionality of affordable housing to housing supply in England, within the context of the Government’s target of increasing housing supply to 300,000 additional homes per annum by the mid 2020s.

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A report setting out a positive, well-evidenced case for central government funding and policy reform that will enable councils to end homelessness by preventing it happening in the first place.

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The rough sleeping strategy sets out the government’s vision for halving rough sleeping by 2022 and ending it by 2027.

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Shelter's response and summary to the Homelessness reduction act 2017 One of the biggest changes to the rights of homeless people in England for 15 years. It effectively bolts two new duties to the original statutory rehousing duty: Duty to prevent homelessness and Duty to relieve homelessness

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