Centre of Expertise for Impact Investing
The key task of the Centre of Expertise for Impact Investing is to assist public sector actors in outcomes contracting. The Centre of Expertise for Impact Investing launched operations in January 2020. It is part of the administrative organisation of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, but serves the entire public sector.
The Centre of Expertise also cooperates with other key actors involved in impact investing, such as investors and service providers, to expand the impact investing market.
Impact investing »
Impact investment optimizes risk, return and impact to benefit people and the planet. It does so by setting specific social and environmental objectives alongside financial ones, and measuring their achievement.
Tasks of the Centre of Expertise for Impact Investing »
The key task of the Centre of Expertise for Impact Investing is to assist public sector actors in outcomes contracting. Instruments used for this purpose include the Social Impact Bond model, SIB.
National Advisory Board for Impact Investing »
The task of the National Advisory Board for Impact Investing is to drive the impact investing market in Finland. The impact investing ecosystem is extensively represented in the Advisory Board membership.
SIB projects »
In Finland, SIB as an instrument of outcomes contracting has been tested in two projects, one for promoting occupational wellbeing in the public sector and the other for the rapid employment of immigrants. Projects currently underway focus on providing access to employment to the long-term unemployed, on preventing the placement of children in care, and on preventing the exclusion of young people.
Studies and reports »
Studies and reports related to impact investing.
Issues to consider when planning outcomes contracting »
When is it advisable for the public sector to make use of outcomes contracting? Which themes and needs is it best suited for? How to get started with preparations for outcomes contracting?