Reports, guidebooks, thought papers and media to inspire action in the impact economy
There are many players in this sector, all of whom are passionate about using business and capital to create positive social and/or environmental outcomes. Here, we collate a few of our favourite finds from across Queensland, Australia and the world. We are always learning, and we're optimistic about this growing body of knowledge spurring further deals, partnerships and impact.
INVESTING WITH IMPACT:
A PRACTICAL GUIDEBOOK FOR QLD'S SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS AND IMPACT INVESTORS
Launched on 8 September 2020
A how-to guide to impact investment for both profit-for-purpose ventures.
FUNDING FOR SOCIAL IMPACT
The thought paper that kickstarted ImpaQt
Executive Chair Lisa Siganto shares some advice on funding for social impact: what are the options, how does it work, and where to go to secure capital.
ARE YOU INVESTOR READY?
ImpaQt Ventures CEO Anthony Owen chats with the Office of the QLD Chief Entrepreneur about how to prepare effectively for investment
Produced during the COVID-19 crisis, Anthony explains how a company can approach capital raising during difficult times.
WHAT GOOD BUSINESS LOOKS LIKE
A New Perspective for the 21st Century post COVID-19
An insightful and all-encompassing article from Harvard Business Review, which calls for a new way of doing business. Promotes empathy, caring leadership, sound balance sheets and big picture thinking.
SOCIAL CHANGE CENTRAL
Australia's foremost opportunities portal for social enterprises
A fabulous platform providing up-to-date opportunities, news and thought pieces relating to social entrepreneurship and impact capital.
A guide to the impact revolution by Sir Ronald Cohen, one of the founders of impact investing.
One of the best overarching guides to this growing global sector. Written with passion, insight and expertise.
Podcasts & blog on everything social impact
Interviews with a cross-section of Australia's leading academics, practitioners and consultants working in the social impact sector. Includes discussions on social finance.