The RLI Impact Measurement Tool is intended to help investors and companies measure the refugee-specific social impact of a refugee lens investment.
Refugee Investment Resources for Investors and Entrepreneurs
The RIN is a hub of refugee investment-related knowledge, tools, and resources for investors and entrepreneurs alike. Below are tools and cutting-edge research from the RIN and other partners in the refugee investment field.
In partnership with the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, our new report highlights the findings from a business survey on refugee employment. The report considers the reasons London companies look to employ refugees, the barriers that are preventing more from doing so, and potential steps to encourage more businesses to hire refugee employees.
RIN’s first Annual Report recaps the many achievements that helped us arrive at an important inflection point for the field of refugee lens investing (RLI) and looks ahead at what’s next.
The findings and recommendations presented in “Creating a Roadmap for Refugee Lens Investing in Ethiopia” will inform the Refugee Investment Network and the broader Refugee Lens Investing community on the unique barriers and opportunities present in Ethiopia for refugees and internally displaced people.
In collaboration with Open Capital, “Building a Refugee Lens Investment Ecosystem in Kenya” describes how Kenya-based refugees engage economically within their host communities, and what challenges and opportunities exist to support more sustainable livelihood development, amidst the various policy and related barriers that these populations face.
In partnership with Acumen, the IKEA Foundation, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and the Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation (SDC), RIN is working to build the field of refugee lens investing in East Africa.
RIN found that the UK market – with its robust set of interested capital partners – presents a tremendous opportunity for the creation of Refugee Lens Investing (RLI) as a new vertical in the UK’s impact investing ecosystem. Learn more in this market assessment.
The Refugee Lens is a framework to define and qualify refugee investments. The framework helps investors and entrepreneurs respond to the question: “What is a refugee investment?” Learn more by downloading the framework and watching our Explainer.
RIN discusses the policy and enabling environment for Refugee Lens Investing (RLI) in Jordan and provides a clear set of recommendations to act on the findings.
RIN’s in-depth Refugee Lens Investing (RLI) market assessments highlight barriers to refugee self-reliance, financial & policy mechanisms to help mitigate barriers, opportunities presented by refugees and host communities, and RLI investment pipelines.
RIN identifies high impact business models and sectors for Refugee Lens Investing (RLI) in Uganda, featuring a pipeline of specific market actors and potential partners.
Refugee Integration Insights (RII) is the first specialized provider of private sector refugee data and insights. This report shares an analysis of over 1,800 publicly listed global companies to rank the top 50 based on their contributions to refugee economic integration.