First Australian SIB is en route to deliver 7.5% return this year while the CASE Foundation and Omidyar network are promoting US impact investing…

Investor Return On Social Benefit Bond
ProBono Australia

Australia’s first social benefit bond will deliver a return of 7.5% to investors this year, a certification by auditor Deloitte has shown.
The Newpin Bond, a pilot program designed to test the effectiveness of social benefit bonds in the Australian context, is focussed on out-of-home care for children.

Case Foundation, Omidyar Network Back White House Effort To Spur Impact Investing
Devin Thorpe – Forbes

Several weeks ago, the U.S. National Advisory Board to the Social Impact Investment Task Force met at the White House to discuss its newly issued report, “Private Capital, Public Good: How Smart Federal Policy Can Galvanize Impact Investing–and Why It’s Urgent.”

Jean Case, cofounder of the Case Foundation, has stepped forward as a mouthpiece for the rapidly growing impact investment market with pieces in the Huffington Post and Forbes.