Social Impact

Ecofin's Social Impact capabilities provide essential services to communities, including educational services and healthcare services.

Ecofin's Social Impact capabilities provide capital for social infrastructure projects related to private nonprofits, 501(c)(3) organizations, public nonprofits and other entities authorized to issue private activity and tax-exempt municipal bonds focused on education, healthcare, housing, industrial infrastructure, human service providers and social services, where there is currently a capital dislocation.

Strategies within Ecofin's Social Impact capabilities seek to achieve positive impacts that align with the following UN Sustainable Development Goals:



Waste Transition





Read our Private Credit Impact Report

2023 Sustainability & Impact Report

Educational services

  • Charter schools
  • Private schools
  • Early education
  • Vocational/technical schools

Senior living

  • Independent living
  • Assisted living (including memory care)

Medical care centers

  • Rehabilitation
  • Psychiatric
  • Substance abuse

Benefits of social impact investments

We strive to make an impact through essential assets investing and that is reflected in every investment decision we make

Potential portfolio benefits

We believe our long-term impact investing discipline will deliver competitive returns while managing risk for our investors who appreciate socially responsible investment strategies

Impact on society

As impact investing gains momentum, we see exciting opportunities on the horizon in which we can provide capital to organizations that are essential to the economy and make a positive impact on our society and environment

Social Impact in Action

$627 MM

Total impact investments

$69 MM

in counties with poverty rates above national average


Students educated

1,181,035 tons

projected annual waste reduction


senior residents housed

As of 12/31/2023

Source: Platform impact statistics and total impact investment dollars represent an approximation of the cumulative impact of and total private transactions made by Ecofin private credit investments 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2023. Prior to this date, the platform was managed by a different team with a different strategy.