Impact Finance Initiative

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Find resources and courses from the leading academics within the field of impact finance

What is impact finance?

The creation of value beyond profit. Impact finance looks at the measurable return on social or environmental positive impact as well as the financial return.

Innovative Finance in Africa

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Exploring the emerging impact investment industry in Africa

The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship have collaborated to create twelve teaching case studies on Innovative Finance in Africa.

The cases feature eighteen impact enterprises and sixteen funds from eleven countries across the continent.

These cases represent the largest body of academic work focused on Africa that explores this emerging investment industry.

Impact Finance Papers

Find academic articles and working papers written by University of Oxford researchers.



Programmes available to any one interested in learning the tools and frameworks in the field of impact finance.