From Blueprint To Scale: the Case for Philanthropy in Impact Investing

This report:

– Explains how impact investing is constrained by the tough realities of inclusive business, and introduces the phenomenon of the pioneer gap.

– Describes the emerging practice of enterprise philanthropy, and how it is the key to establishing the inclusive business models into which capital can then be deployed.

–  Analyzes a number of companies from the Acumen Fund portfolio to understand both successes and setbacks, and to illustrate the Four ‘P’s of effective enterprise philanthropy.

– Sets out our key recommendations for philanthropic funders and for impact investors.

– Provides some practical ideas for what and how to fund, in the Enterprise Philanthropy Playbook.

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Pages:

68

Publisher:

Monitor Group

Author:

Harvey Koh, Ashish Karamchandani, and Robert Kat

Date:

April 1, 2012

Media Type:

Report

Category:

Impact Investing