Report Back: Canadian Leadership for Impact Investing 2013
The Canadian Leadership for Impact Investing event convened prominent Canadian investors, business and community leaders who share the conviction that social finance holds great promise to tackle pressing societal challenges. The meeting was hosted by the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing and the Trico Charitable Foundation at the Social Enterprise World Forum, on October 2nd, 2013. The Report Back provides a summary of the conversation.
Purpose: To advance our collective understanding of impact investing in Canada, and; design a framework for action towards:
i) advancing mission investing in Canada towards a $3,4bn goal; and,
ii)engaging traditional institutional investors to mobilize investment capital for impact investing.
i) Gain a greater understanding of impact investing activity in Canada and internationally.
ii) Identify champions and engagement opportunities
iii) Set forth a three year strategic action plan for propelling impact investing in Canada.