Social impact management – aggregation challenges and solutions

The session will explore the important impact questions that social purpose organisations need to address and how this can assist investors and funders to aggregate at the portfolio level

The rules of the road for impact investment

2019 is likely to be the year when the rules of the road for impact finance are set out on a global scale – IFC have proposed principles, GIIN {...}

Connecting civil society and social investment with the people it’s for

Julia Unwin has set out the PACT challenge to civil society – how to reconnect with underserved communities, and to enable people to lead their own futures. What does {...}

Do I want you in my sandbox?

Are those with philanthropic and those with commercial capital playing nicely together? How do we resolve the tensions between philanthropic and commercial capital – and the very different views {...}

How patient is patient capital?

What products should we be looking at if we want to prioritise impact? How are we using different products such a longer form/concessional finance/blended finance? What are we doing {...}

Bracing for impact!

How do we deal with failure? As an investor when an investment is not going well, when do you make the trade off between financial and social return?

Whose impact is it anyway?

What are we all doing to raise the bar on impact? Are we remembering to give impact a strong enough voice on the investment committee? What’s the difference between {...}