Due diligence in impact investing — Nexii

20 10 2012

See on Scoop.itInclusive and Sustainable Business

How do you evaluate an organisation’s theory of change and all that it encompasses in impact performance?

Before addressing the question of how one can incorporate theory of change into due diligence processes, it is important to take a step back and consider due diligence within the context of impact investing. There seems to be confusion around how due diligence can effectively be incorporated to enhance and inform effective impact investment decisions. While traditional investment decisions tend to be focused exclusively on financial profit in investment, impact investment decisions ultimately are made for more equitable and sustainable outcomes. Decision-making has to include social and environmental issues, and their consequences on the performance of a business.

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