GIIN Member Event: Tuesday 6 December
Town Hall with CEO Amit Bouri
Engage with the GIIN’s CEO, Amit Bouri, as he reflects and seeks input on market progress achieved in 2016, opportunities to further evolve the industry in the new year, and priority areas for the Global Impact Investing Network as it continues to support the exponential growth of the impact investing community.
State of the markets with GIIN liaisons
Join in the conversation with the GIIN’s global liaisons on the latest developments and trends in impact investing markets around the world, including South Asia, East Africa, and Europe.
Giselle Leung, Director, Global Impact Investing Network
Ashley Elliot, East Africa
Wouter Koelewijn, Europe
Anil Sinha, South Asia
Ingo Weber, Europe
Session 1 | Impact and public securities: Exploring investor strategies in the public markets
Location: Diamond Room
Discuss emerging strategies seeking to achieve impact through investments in the public markets and compare how these approaches align or differ from more ‘traditional’ impact investing through private equity and debt.
Chris Varco, Senior Investment Director, Cambridge Associates
Meg Brown, Business Development, Impax Asset Management
Brianna Murphy, Vice President, Shareholder Advocacy, Trillium Asset Management
Lucas Van Berkestijn, Executive Director, SI Client Specialist, RobecoSAM AG
Session 2 | Deep Dive on Financial Performance and an Exclusive Peak at the GIIN Research Pipeline
Location: Ruby Room
Part I: There is a growing body of evidence on financial return expectations, targets and actual performance, in the impact investing market. In this session, take stock of various data points on financial performance and expectations across asset classes, and engage in an in-depth discussion of what these data mean for various players in the market, from those seeking concessionary returns to institutional investors.
Part II: Then, get an exclusive preview into the GIIN’s research pipeline for 2017, including plans for studies on technical assistance, responsible exits and impact measurement & management. Participants will have the opportunity to both provide input on the scope of these projects, as well as opine on broader industry research needs.
Abhilash Mudaliar, Research Director, Global Impact Investing Network
Aliana Pineiro, Research Manager, Global Impact Investing Network
*Subject to change.