Transforming industries, assets and places

Investing in economic growth that is inclusive of people and planet

We enable economic transformation and transition through circular economy, place-based investment and precinct development with a focus on financial, environmental and social outcomes.

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A new platform that links sustainable finance with real world outcomes

Our platform enables investment in circular economies and economic transitions.

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COVID-19 impact on access to energy.

Shell Foundation has commissioned Inclusive Growth Partners in partnership with Palladium Impact Capital, to develop a report into the impact of the pandemic on the Access to Energy sector, with market insights on India and Kenya. The report identifies seven strategic capabilities that will be important for investors and enterprises in the post-pandemic business environment.

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Strategy and Governance

Our strategy and governance capabilities enable public and private sector responses to climate adaptation, technology shifts and energy transition challenges at industry, regional and national scales.

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Finance and Transactions

Advising on economic and social infrastructure deals with a focus on sustainable finance, multi-party structures, responsible exits and ongoing social and environmental performance of assets.

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Investment Platform

Building alliances to tackle complex challenges requires a shared understanding of outcomes, alignment of resources and investments in places, with common measurement and benchmarks.

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What is Inclusive Growth?

We develop projects and facilitate investment in sustainable development, climate change adaptation and just transition. We bring solutions to economic development challenges, working through the lens of inclusive economic growth.

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Investing for real world outcomes requires instruments tailored for places, considering environmental and social assets, and ensuring benefits realisation and distribution.


Localising the benefits of economic growth

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  • Opportunities for blockchain in Australian agriculture

    We are delighted to announce that AgriFutures Australia through its National Rural Issues program has engaged Inclusive Growth Partners in partnership with Monash University to identify opportunities for #blockchain solutions and trends in the technology [...]

  • How does an inclusive growth approach enable real world outcomes for investors?

    If you believe that the social and environmental challenges facing our world are too complex for any single organisation to solve alone, we agree with you. Inclusive growth has emerged over the past [...]

  • Trends: Financing electricity and water infrastructure in the Pacific

    Electrification is a priority for many development finance institutions (DFIs) and the sector has attracted investment through green and blue capital and incentives. However, because renewable projects are 3-4 times smaller in size than traditional [...]

  • Trends: Financing infrastructure development in East Asia

    Currently private investment contributes a very small proportion of total infrastructure investment, with the East Asia and Pacific region receiving AUD$18.2 billion in 2019 (World Bank, 2019). A greater participation of private capital is required to enable Asia to deliver its infrastructure needs.

  • How governments are catalysing and shaping private infrastructure finance

    Governments worldwide are looking at investment in infrastructure as an effective fiscal response to stimulate growth. Infrastructure stock that was established in advanced economies in the post-WWII Marshall Plan environment, is ageing and at end-of-life. Governments are today accelerating “shovel ready” projects and legislation is being driven through to enable easing of red and green tape. In advanced and developing economies alike, as the pressure to act increases on governments, a small window of opportunity exists to stimulate economies in a way that rebuilds the core infrastructure through renewing ageing assets while building for the future.

  • Can environmental conservation mitigate recession in regional economies?

    Governments and philanthropic groups have long been involved in the purchase of private land to achieve conservation outcomes. The challenge in any conservation activity is to balance economic impact and the expectations of diverse [...]

  • Australia’s opportunity in the wake of pandemic

    The dramatic changes to how we live and work resulting from the global COVID-19 pandemic has given us pause to consider what is important in our lives and in our communities. It has forced us to examine our values, what we care about and the world we wish to live in. Profoundly and almost universally around the world, we prioritised the health and wellbeing of society over the economy – drawing into sharp relief the interdependency and at the same time the mutual exclusivity of each.

Business for Inclusive Growth

Business for Inclusive Growth (B4IG) is a partnership between the OECD and a global, CEO-led coalition of companies working to reduce inequalities of income and opportunities. Inclusive Growth Partners supports the pledge and is working with investors and businesses to build stronger and more inclusive business models that deliver investment returns with real world environmental and social outcomes.

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Inclusive Growth Partners is working at the leading edge of sustainable investment and project development.

Thought leadership

Inclusive Infrastructure: An opportunity for governments and ESG investors.

Read our article on the emergence of a new aspect of the infrastructure asset class.

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Environmental finance

Can environmental finance deliver at landscape scale?

Working at landscape scale requires a new approach to environmental finance and an integrated plan that considers social and economic issues in regional communities.

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