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Tiresia Impact Insight series

TIRESIA Impact Insight Series is our periodic issues discussing impact investment, impact measurement, social & sustainable entrepreneurship, and social innovation policies by publishing position papers, research reports, and articles.

3.21 Third Sector and Welfare facing Covid-19: a review of challenges and paths for future development

The third publication of the Tiresia Impact Insight Series is developed in collaboration with Fondazione Cesare Pozzo and Fondazione Triulza.

2.21 Philanthropic foundations and impact investing in Italy: challenges and opportunities

The second publication of the Tiresia Impact Insight Series, developed in collaboration with Assifero (the Italian Association of Foundations and Philanthropic Bodies), examines foundations' and philanthropic bodies' current commitment to impact finance, as well as the main challenges and opportunities that this commitment entails.     Philanthropic organizations may play a crucial role in the impact investing market as both investors and [...]

1.21 How the regulation 2019/2088 meets the social impact measurement practices: a comprehensive framework

This first publication is on the EU SFDR Regulation. It redefines the boundaries of financial actors’ investment approaches to sustainability, aiming at reducing information asymmetries and the risk of greenwashing.     Since financial actors consider sustainability under different perspectives, their arising need to report social and environmental impact poses doubts on how to measure social and environmental impact in [...]