Global impact solutions today

GIST is the founding partner of the annual ‘Investing for Global Impact’ report, the Leading Knowledge Platform to broaden understanding, identify trends, help mainstream impact investments and provides a unique “peer to peer” benchmark for people engaged in the space. Our report is a platform and convergence tool to engage the public as well as the social impact and philanthropic community around the globe.

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Thank you for participating in the 2019 survey

The graph below shows the increase in respondents between 2014 and 2019. This year, we had 410 participants from 61 countries complete the survey representing a total wealth of $123bn. Investing for Global Impact is the largest global study of philanthropy and impact investing amongst individuals, family offices and foundations.


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2019 Case Studies

  • Jim Sorenson – Founder of Sorenson Impact Foundation (USA)
  • Johan Andresen – Chairman of Ferd (Norway)
  • Jed Emerson – Founder of Blended Value (USA)
  • Juan Pablo Cadavid & Jose Parra – Partners at Taurus Capital (Columbia)
  • Narayana Murthy – Founder and Chairman Infosys (India)
  • Teya Dusseldorp – Executive Director of the DusselDorp Forum & Bjorn Events, Karrkad-Kamjdji Trust (Australia)



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