Can SIBs still make an impact?

By Dan Peters | 28 May 2019

Essex’s five-year experiment with a social impact bond (SIB) has concluded, with conflicting perspectives on its success and value for money. Dan Peters reports

It is now almost a decade since the first UK social impact bond (SIB) was issued. At the time, SIBs were hailed as a landmark social investment initiative, with outside investors providing upfront at-risk capital to fund projects.

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