Investment Notes

2023 Impact Report Overview

October 10, 2023

Casey Taylor, Director at Conscious Investment Management (CIM) provides a summary of the investment activities and impact performance in the 2022/2023 Impact Report.

CIM recognise they can only manage the impact that they can measure and through this report, continue to build upon their track record of measuring and transparently communicating their impact.

Key highlights include:

  • ~A$330 million of impact investments made to date
  • 10 investments alongside 12 Impact Partners, each mapping to UN Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Two new and unique investments: A carbon farming investment, focused on carbon sequestration through native forest regeneration, while empowering First Nations people to reclaim ownership of their Country; and an investment that targets youth housing, with the goal of eliminating stigma and addressing the barriers to accessing housing that young people often face during their transition to independence.

Since inception, CIM has provided financing for:

  • 63 distributed rooftop solar assets
  • 264 social and affordable housing dwellings
  • 72 specialist disability accommodation apartments
  • 1 carbon farming project in partnership with a First Nations organisation; and
  • 2 social impact bonds, supporting over 245 vulnerable children and their families through education and out-of-home care.