With an estimated size of $502 billion, the impact investing market has gained significant traction in addressing social and environmental issues around the world. As this market grows, mainstream investors are seeking clarity on expected practice and terms of participation in impact investing, and this has become the current imperative in growing the sector to the next level. This plenary session will discuss key findings from the recently completed GIIN Annual Investor Survey, the link between impact investing and the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as evolving efforts to forge clarity around the impact investing practice.
- What is the role of impact investing in achieving the SDGs?
- Why should we establish baseline expectations to safeguard the integrity of Impact Investing? And how?
- What more can be done to attract mainstream capital into the sector?