Palgrave Studies in Impact Finance

Impact Investing

Instruments, Mechanisms and Actors

Authors: Spiess-Knafl, Wolfgang, Scheck, Barbara

  • Provides a comprehensive overview of impact investing
  • Covers key actors and instruments
  • Presents mechanisms for assessing impact
  • Explores the fundamentals of this new investment concept
  • Offers useful reference materials for students and lecturers
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About this book

This book is the first publication to provide a comprehensive overview about the market, financial instruments and the associated impact assessment for interested practitioners and academics. Specifically, it will introduce the concept of impact investing within the broader field of social finance as well as the relevant actors, present current financing instruments and the various tools to assess the impact of the investing strategy. This useful reference tool will be of interest to academics and researchers in the field of impact investing.

Impact investing is a dynamic field that has been recently been discussed as a supplemental funding source for addressing societal problems. The topic has generated significant interest and is presumed to achieve double-digit growth rates for the coming years.

About the authors

Wolfgang Spiess-Knafl is the managing director of Next Generation Impact, Chairman of the social impact company Sports Philosophy and trustee of the Freedom for Children Foundation. Prior to this, he worked as a post-doctoral research fellow at the Civil Society Center at the Zeppelin University, Germany.

Barbara Scheck is Professor for Entrepreneurship at Munich Business School, member of the Social Entrepreneurship Akademie and co-founder of Volunteer Vision. Her research interests include social finance, impact assessment and corporate volunteering. Previously, she was an assistant professor for social investment at the University of Hamburg, Germany.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Spiess-Knafl, Wolfgang (et al.)

    Pages 1-11

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  • Social Entrepreneurship

    Spiess-Knafl, Wolfgang (et al.)

    Pages 13-50

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  • Historical Development and Investment Rationale

    Spiess-Knafl, Wolfgang (et al.)

    Pages 51-73

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  • The Impact Investing Market

    Spiess-Knafl, Wolfgang (et al.)

    Pages 75-110

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  • Financing Instruments and Transactions

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    Pages 111-134

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eBook 74,96 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-66556-6
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 96,29 €
price for Germany (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-66555-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Impact Investing
Book Subtitle
Instruments, Mechanisms and Actors
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Impact Finance
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-66556-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-66556-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-66555-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 175
Number of Illustrations
3 b/w illustrations, 7 illustrations in colour
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