The state of impact investing in four charts, per GIIN’s data

Most investors are looking for market-rate returns from their impact investments, according to data gathered by the Global Impact Investing Network.

Private debt and private equity account for nearly half (48 percent) of the capital allocated to impact investments and the vast majority of investors are seeking market-rate returns, according to data from the Global Impact Investing Network, released this week.

GIIN has published two substantial papers, one covering the demographics of the impact investing universe, and the other covering allocations, asset classes and performance. The reports are based on survey responses from 308 investors and give a comprehensive picture of the current state of impact.