Agnostic investors hold back from investing in politically and culturally opaque societies. Social impact investors hold back from investing when they cannot find the right balance between a predictable positive social impact and a predictable financial return. Social impact investor intermediaries need ways to understand and measure investment impact in politically and culturally opaque societies; they need more prospective ventures, and they need better prospects of success.

The Sovereignty Accelerator increases the size, variety, and quality of a society’s agreement flow with:

Social impact investor infrastructure builders can help private capital investment to advance the Sustainable Development Goals by increasing the deal flow for social impact (and, later, agnostic) investors in politically and culturally opaque societies. Investors think about their particular deal flow and risk. Social impact investor infrastructure builders increase the deal flow for all investors into a country.

An empowered civil society means accelerated progress toward every goal, social and environmental.