Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum: Framework for Action: Impact Investing & Social Entrepreneurship (Global Compact/Rockefeller Foundation)
Production Date
Video Length
01:22:24
Asset Language
English
Summary

This session will launch the joint Global Compact/Rockefeller Foundation framework for action designed to assist potential impact investors in better understanding the rapidly evolving social enterprise sector and how they might engage with it.

Description

This session will launch the joint Global Compact/Rockefeller Foundation framework for action designed to assist potential impact investors - including large institutional investors and companies in better understanding the rapidly evolving social enterprise sector and how they might engage with it. Discussions will focus particularly on how directing capital to social enterprise can allow companies and investors to achieve financial returns and reach new growth markets while simultaneously fostering socially beneficial impacts.

Panellists will showcase the business rationale, strategic considerations and specific modes - such as financial investments, incubation, partnerships and public policy measures - for investors, companies and governments to engage in impact investing. Participants will further discuss ways to carry forward the recommendations for accelerating growth put forth in the framework.

  • Dr. Judith Rodin, President, Rockefeller Foundation
  • Mr. Georg Kell, Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact
  • Mr. Mark Kramer, Managing Director, FSG Social Impact Advisors
  • Mr. Anuj Mehra, Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra
  • Mr. José Neto, Sales Development Manager, Nestlé Brazil
  • Dr. Min Jeong Kang, Director, SK Research Institute, SK Group
  • Mr. Nadeem Hussain, Founder, President and CEO, Tameer Microfinance Bank
  • Ms. Barbara Krumsiek, Chair, President and CEO of Calvert Investments, Inc.
  • Ms. Ana Gabriela Torrez Aliaga, Senior Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Mr. Ingo Weber, Investment Committee Member, Leapfrog Investments
  • Mr. Mohan Ranbaore, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Waterlife India
  • Mr. Jean-Philippe de Schrevel, CEO, Bamboo Finance
  • Mr. Ben Thornley, Director, InSight, Pacific Community Ventures
  • Mr. Suraj Wahab, Founder and CEO, Toyola
  • Mr. Doug Peterson, CEO, Vayugrid