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Translating Plain English: Can the Peterborough Social Impact Bond Construct Apply Stateside?
In September 2010, the United Kingdom government partnered with Social Finance, Ltd. to break new ground in financing for the nonprofit sector with its pilot program to reduce recidivism in the Peterborough prison. Dubbed the “Social Impact Bond,” or SIB for short, the instrument links private capital to the success of social programs.
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Other articles in this issue
Global Agricultural Value Chains: Sustainable Growth as a Means for Sustainable Development
International Housing Partnership Exchange
Catalyzing American Retail Investment in Community Development Finance: What Can We Learn from Other SRI Success Stories?
Unlocking Local Capital for Development: Shared Interest’s Guarantee Fund for South Africa
Learning Social Metrics from International Development
The Latest Frontiers for Financial Inclusion: Using Mobile Phones to Reach the Unbanked
CRA Goes Global: A Good Idea in the United States Could Use a Makeover and a Bigger Audience
Why Latin America Urgently Needs CRA, and Why CRA Won’t Work for Latin America
Using the Framework of the Community Reinvestment Act to Support Rural Communities in China