Innovative Investment Tools to Achieve a Greater Impact
While all of the projects DFC supports seek to have a positive impact, many utilize tools or deal structures that were specially designed to generate a positive social or environmental impact.
The combination of development finance and philanthropic funds to reduce risk and increase capital mobilized to emerging markets.
Development Impact Bond
A results-based contract in which investors provide financing upfront and returns are based on outcomes achieved.
Portfolio for Impact and Innovation (PI2)
DFC’s Portfolio for Impact and Innovation (PI2) initiative aims to bridge the financing gap for early-stage social enterprises with innovative solutions to challenges facing the developing world. Learn more about Portfolio for Impact and Innovation (PI2).
Venture Capital Initiative
A DFC program to invest in venture funds supporting developing economies.