Systems change: an emerging practice in impact investing

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Impact investors are increasingly engaging in 'systems practice' to better understand the underlying causes to social and environmental problems and to identify high leverage solutions to advance positive systems change.

This report details several examples where an investment with an ostensibly positive impact, in fact, risked exacerbating a market failure.

It builds on existing frameworks for systems practice and highlights practical examples of how various investors are applying this practice to create positive environmental and social impact

The report - published by Enclude, a Palladium company - was commissioned by the Open Society Foundations.