A 2017 survey conducted by the Global Impact Investing Network (the GIIN) found that in 2016, social impact investments totaled $22.1 billion and focused on creating a positive impact on society or the environment in addition to a positive return for investors. (Forbes.com 10/9/17). McKinsey and Company predicts Impact investing may be forecast to grow to more than $300 billion by 2020. This panel will present the core characteristics of social impact investing and discuss:
Why impact investing matters.
Can impact be measured credibly?
What is the current state of the impact investing market?
How do impact investments perform?
Who is making impact investments?