Social Impact Investing Beyond the SIB

Evidence from the Market

  • Mario La Torre
  • Mario Calderini

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Impact Finance book series (SIF)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Mario La Torre, Mario Calderini
    Pages 1-4
  3. Elisabetta Scognamiglio, Alessandro Rizzello, Helen Chiappini
    Pages 47-68
  4. Alessandro Rizzello, Rossana Caridà, Annarita Trotta, Giuseppe Ferraro, Rosella Carè
    Pages 69-113
  5. Marta Solórzano-García, Julio Navío-Marco, Mercedes Valcárcel-Dueñas
    Pages 195-209
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 223-225

About this book


This book provides a preliminary attempt to understand the impact investors’ preferences and characteristics.  It offers an empirical insight of the main features characterizing social risk of Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) and explores the correlation existing between social risk and financial return.  It assesses case studies of social impact investment architectures and their legal and operational limits. It also analyzes new trends in social impact measurement, focusing on the Spanish and Swedish experiences. The book concludes with a road map of priorities and policy strategy for social impact investments development.


Social Impact Investing Financial Structures Risk of social impact investments Social Impact Bonds Crowdfunding Social Impact

Editors and affiliations

  • Mario La Torre
    • 1
  • Mario Calderini
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Rome “La Sapienza”RomeItaly
  2. 2.School of ManagementPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly

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