PitchBook is a financial data and software company headquartered in Seattle has put together a short glossary of terms with which anyone interested in impact investing should be familiar. Including are descriptions of the following terms and concepts:
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- Development Finance Institution (DFI)
- Environmental, Social and Governance criteria (ESG)
- Impact Investing
- Mission-Related Investments (MRIs)
- Program-Related Investments (PRIs)
- Social Enterprises
- Socially Responsible Investing (SRI)
- U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)
- Community Development Finance Institution (CDFI)
- Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ)
- Qualified Opportunity Fund (O-Fund)
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