Knowledge Creation

The Centre conducts high quality research for the advancement of public policy in impact investing.

We work collaboratively with groups across sectors, and can work with your initiative to develop the strategic support that will provide your leadership team with the knowledge tools to advance impact investing in your area of interest.

The Centre team has worked in partnership to produce the following reports:

Housing First Social Impact Bond Feasibility Study
MaRS Centre for Impact Investing & Social Finance UK , October 2014.

 

Mobilizing Private Capital for Public Good: Priorities for Canada
Canada’s National Advisory Board to the Task Force on Social Finance & MaRS Centre for Impact Investing , September 2014.

 

Social Impact Bonds in Canada: Investor Insights
MaRS Centre for Impact Investing & Deloitte, April 2014.

 

Impact Investing in Canada: State of the Nation
MaRS Centre for Impact Investing & Purpose Capital, March 2014.

 

Social Impact Bond Technical Guide for Service Providers
MaRS Centre for Impact Investing, November 2013.

 

Mission Possible: Assessing the appetite, activity and barriers for impact investing among Canadian foundations
MaRS Centre for Impact Investing, May 2013.

 

Blended Financing for Impact Blended Financing for Impact
The Opportunity for Social Finance in Affordable Housing, MaRS Centre for Impact Investing and the Housing Services Corporation, May 2013.

 

Opportunities for ImpactOpportunities for Impact 
A white paper on impact investing for TD Bank, MaRS Centre for Impact Investing & Purpose Capital, January 2013.

 

Mobilizing Private Capital for Public GoodMobilizing Private Capital for Public Good
Canadian Task Force on Social Finance, December 2010.