The Impact Authenticity Score (IAS)

The Impact Authenticity Score (IAS)

The Impact Evaluation Lab (IEL) and the Sorenson Impact Institute (SII) collaborated to refine and announce the Impact Authenticity Score (IAS), a comprehensive framework designed to address challenges in the impact investing sector, such as ‘impact...
The State of Outcomes-based Finance in Canada

The State of Outcomes-based Finance in Canada

The Sorenson Impact Institute (SII) and the Raven Indigenous Impact Foundation (RIIF) collaborated on a research project focused on Outcomes-based Financing (OBF) in Canada. This involved a deep dive into how OBF is currently used in the country, including its...
The Utah High Quality Preschool Program

The Utah High Quality Preschool Program

This article focuses on the design, implementation, and results to date of the Utah High-Quality Preschool Program, a Pay-for-Success (PFS) project begun in 2013, to provide preschool services to 3- and 4-year-old children in low-income areas in Salt Lake County,...
Tipping Point Fund on Impact Investing

Tipping Point Fund on Impact Investing

Catalytic capital is a powerful tool in making transformative change. It can mitigate risk and seed new ideas for impact investments seeking positive social and economic outcomes in addition to financial return. While the impact investing market has grown in recent...