“Demand for impact investments is tipped to grow to at least $18 billion over the five years from 2014-15 and there is not enough supply to meet demand. In FY2015, the domestic-based sector grew to at least $1.2 billion in investment, and a further $800 million was added in the first quarter of FY 2016, according to The Benchmarking Impact: Australian Impact Investment Activity and Performance Report 2016 released at the Impact Investment Summit Asia Pacific today (Wednesday).

In order to grow, however, the industry also needed consistent benchmarking across impacts achieved.”

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