Impact investment has evolved from a novel investing concept into a mainstream investment approach that spans alternative and traditional asset classes. With a sophisticated investment ecosystem and AUM of over USD 228 billion as estimated by the Global Impact Investing Network. Across Africa, there is a growing support from regulators, asset owners, fund managers and portfolio companies to make positive contributions to society whilst delivering financial returns. This calls for optimism amid the confusion and misperception hindering scaling up impact capital.
Themed achieving impact without compromising financial returns, this Immersion brings together drivers of impact projects, providers of impact capital, managers of impact capital and enablers of impact to explore new approaches to inspire, educate and identify ways of scaling up impact capital.
Investing Impact Capital is a content-led ecosystem committed to addressing the key issues facing emerging and frontier markets asset owners, asset consultants and investment managers with the appetite to allocate capital to traditional and alternative asset classes that deliver sustainable impact without compromising financial performance. It is an industry-led initiative and a unique platform for leaders in emerging and frontier markets' sustainable investment space to educate their target audience with content and thought leadership, promote their brand, communicate innovation in products and portfolios that enable institutional investors to invest for impact