Based on in-depth interviews and case studies with over 50 organisations, this is a unique report charting the increased activities of corporates and corporate foundations in investment oriented approaches to solving social and environmental problems. The report highlights the very first success stories in collaboration and co-investment between corporate players and Venture Philanthropy and Social Investment organisations as corporate foundations and corporations start experimenting with VP/SI strategies. How can companies bring business and society together? And what role could business play in solving social problems? To find out, read the report Corporate Social Impact Strategies -- New Paths for Collaborative Growth.