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Tuesday, May 12 • 11:00 - 12:30
4D: Redefining Returns: Impact Investing for Economic and Social Change
Limited Capacity seats available

According to a recent G8 taskforce report, “the world is on the brink of a revolution on how we solve society’s toughest problems.  The force capable of driving the revolution is ‘social impact investing’, which harnesses entrepreneurship, innovation, and capital to power social improvement.”  This session will explain what impact investing is; identify some of the enabling factors, legal barriers, and challenges that investees and investors have overcome; and identify reform strategies that can help ease these barriers.

Resource Materials:

  1. Social Impact Investment Task Force, The Invisible Heart of Markets: How Impact Investing is Harnessing Innovation and Capital for Public Good
  2. Philanthropy and Impact Investing—Stormy Seas, Rocky Shores
  3. The Power of Impact Investing: Putting Markets to Work for Profit and Global Good
  4. Positioning Social Enterprises in the Policy Agenda: Road to Travel, Executive Summary
  5. Impact Investing Glossary
  6. Using your capital to transform lives | Leonardo Letelier | TEDxLiberdade


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Filiz Bikmen

Social Investment and Philanthropy Adviser, Constellations for Change
For more than a decade, Filiz has worked with foundations and NGOs in Turkey to promote social justice and philanthropy and foster cooperation with European and international organizations. Filiz currently serves as a social investment and philanthropy adviser, working with individuals... Read More →

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Luke Fletcher

Partner and Head of Social Finance, Bates Wells Braithwaite
Luke advises charities, social enterprises and other businesses on a wide range of commercial and financial transactions and commercial and regulatory matters. He is Head of Social Finance at the law firm Bates Wells Braithwaite and has been fortunate to be involved in many of the... Read More →
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Nabil Hassan

Partner/Consultant, Beyond Reform and Development
Nabil, a founding partner and policy reform consultant, specializes in policy research and analysis in addition to his extensive experience in electoral reform and civil society development. In Egypt, Yemen, Libya, and Tunisia, he worked with international organizations on good governance... Read More →
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Anna Horvath

Country Director - Hungary, NESsT
I am the leader of NESsT’s operation in Hungary being responsible for managing a portfolio of currently 10 social enterprises. I also oversee the building of our pipe-line, meaning the process of seeking and assessing the most promising social enterprise ideas or already operating... Read More →
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Usha Menon

Executive Chairman, Usha Menon Management Consultancy
Usha Menon works exclusively with the non-profit and social purpose sectors across Asia. Specialising in leadership, management, fundraising and philanthropy her consultancy helps to transform the performance of ‘for-impact’ organizations.Usha is a keen observer, celebrated speaker... Read More →

Tuesday May 12, 2015 11:00 - 12:30 CEST
Room B1