State of the Nation: Impact Investing in Canada
March 2014, by Karim Harji, Joanna Reynolds, Hilary Best and Mathu Jeyaloganathan
A report from the Canadian National Advisory Board to the Social Impact Investment Task Force that advances priority recommendations for governments—the federal government in particular—to enable and catalyze impact investment in Canada.
Financing Social Good
2014, an RBC Social Finance White Paper
Mission-Related Investing for Foundations: The Legal Considerations
October 2012, by Laird Hunter, Susan Manwaring and Margaret Mason
This guide by lawyers Laird Hunter, Susan Manwaring and Margaret Mason describes the legal considerations and regulations that foundations should take into account as they move forward in mission investing.
The State of Community/Mission Investment of Canadian Foundations
April 2010, by Coro Strandberg
Research sponsored by Community Foundations of Canada and Philanthropic Foundations Canada into the status of community/mission investing on the part of Canadian foundations.
Mobilizing Private Capital for Public Good
2010, The Canadian Task Force on Social Finance
Sets out seven key actions that Canada needs to undertake, in parallel, to mobilize new sources of capital, create an enabling tax and regulatory environment, and build a pipeline of investment-ready social enterprises.
Solutions for Impact Investors: From Strategy to Implementation
2009, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
A follow up to the 2008 publication, Philanthropy’s New Passing Gear: Mission-Related Investing.
Impact Investing: A Quebec Perspective 2012
- Speaker biographies
- Presentation: Impact Investing, Don Walcot
- Presentation: Where are the MRI opportunities for foundations? Nancy Neamtan
- Presentation: Mission-Related Investing for Foundations: The Legal Considerations, was used as a companion guide to the presentation by Maître François Morin, Borden Ladner Gervais
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