I am doing a dissertation on Impact Investment in Social Infrastructure in low a
I am doing a dissertation on Impact Investment in Social Infrastructure in low and middle income countries, and its profitability –
COMPARING THE PROFITABILITY OF PRIVATE FIRMS ACTIVELY PARTICIPATING IN IMPACT INVESTMENT TO NON-PARTICIPATING FIRMS
Establishing the influence on the profitability of private companies, whilst the focus is made on social infrastructure impact investment.
So, I will need some information to complete my chapters, so please gather, answer, write, define, use multiple definitions, lots of literature, many many sources
Impact Investment –
What is it?
How can you actively participate in impact investment?
How do firms get involved in impact investing?
What is impact investing in social infrastructure?
Why should private firms use their money to invest in infrastructure?
Does impact investing benefit both the financier and society? the economy?
What are the benefits of impact investment?
What are the risks of impact investment?
What is social investment in low income countries? What are they?
How does Impact Investment compare to the traditional forms of philanthropy by companies?
How are private companies implementing impact investment in middle and low income countries? and Why? How? Is it beneficial?
Different definitions of Profitability – how different shareholders, stakeholders, CEOs anyone defines profitability
What is economical profitability?
What is societal profitability?
profitability vs how much they’ve invested?
What is the current level of profitability in social infrastructure investment?
Are companies that directly participate in impact investment more profitable than companies that don’t?
Please outsource, but for now, I have these
Also, I have a literature review, you can reference back to it! Attached below
Investing for Impact: Ordinary Work for Extraordinary People (full documentary)
Boosting Investment in Social Infrastructure
Disadvantages of the private sector financing social infra:
https://media.africaportal.org/documents/Policy-Briefing187prinsloo.pdf- biased bc only about African countries
How does philanthropy and charity infrastructure power civil society
there is a growing trend for government policy to promote philanthropy that supports its own agenda, while discouraging philanthropy that challenges that agenda
is in a nutshell is why infrastructure organisations are, and will remain, so important. They are a catalyst for continuous improvement in the philanthropy, setting standards for donors and civil society organisations, championing new approaches and advocating for better policies.
developing trusting relationships with public officials and favouring private rather than public advocacy
Araújo, S. and Sutherland, D., 2010. Public-private partnerships and investment in infrastructure.
CAF, 2017. Laying the groundwork for growing giving: A 2017 update to Unleashing the potential of Global Philanthropy. [online] CAF. Available at:
Davies, R. 2017. How does philanthropy and charity infrastructure power civil society. [Online] Available at: < https://www.cafonline.org/about-us/blog-home/giving-thought/the-role- of-giving/why-philanthropy-infrastructure-matters>
EVPA. n.d.. About venture philanthropy:Philanthropy meets investment. [Online] Available at: < https://evpa.eu.com/about-us/what-is-venture-philanthropy>
Fransen, L., Del Bufalo, G. and Reviglio, E., 2018. Boosting investment in social infrastructure in Europe. Report of the High-Level Task Force on Investing in Social Infrastructure in Europe, Luxembourg, The Publication Office of the European Union.
SAIIA, 2021. The pitfalls of private sector investment in infrastructure financing | SAIIA. [online] SAIIA. Available at:
OECD. 2015. Risk and return characteristics of infrastructure investment in low income countries. World Bank.