Each of the 22 members of the GSG has a National Advisory Board working to catalyse impact investment in their country or region. Discover each one below.
Members

Spain


Spain NAB

Towards an Impact Economy

Promoting Impact Investment in Spain under the 2030 Agenda, joining a global movement focused on mobilizing public and private capital towards solving the most urgent challenges facing our society and the planet. During 2018 and 2019 a Taskforce of more than 70 organizations from the Spanish impact investment sector joined in a collaborative process lead by Foro Impacto to produce 3 insightful reports on the supply, demand, and intermediation of capital, containing more than 100 recommendations. This process resulted in a broad consensus stated in Spain NAB final report of recommendations to advance the impact investment market in our country.

  • Assets Under Management

    EUR 90 million

    in impact investment is the starting point at 2018.
  • Organizations

    +70

    mobilized in the co-creation of the impact economy action plan
  • Quadruplicate

    by 2021

    Impact Investing volume by 2021 and reach EUR 360 million of Assets Under Management in the Spanish impact investment market.

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    Upcoming Events


    • 5
      April
      COP 25, Madrid, 5 Apr 2020

      Sustainable Finance Panel Discussions

      Spain has just become a member of the Global Steering Group on Impact Investing (GSG), a great achievement for a country that was not part of the impact-investing map just a few years ago. The GSG is an independent organization that brings together the national advisory boards on impact investment of 23 countries plus the EU, with the objective of catalyzing investment to address societal challenges.

      The Experience Of Impact Investing In Spain

    • 9
      December
      Spain, 9 Dec 2019

      IMPACT INVESTMENT MOMENTUM

      For more information on impact economy panels and discussions at COP25, 2-12 December Madrid go to www.foroimpacto.es

      Impact Investment focused on climate change



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    Bangladesh

    Impact Invesment In Bangladesh

    The National Advisory Board (NAB) acts as the advisory committee to guide the development of Impact Investment in Bangladesh. It sets the strategic direction and fosters collaborative relationships. It also attempts to resolve all issues raised within the Impact Investment Ecosystem including the reporting process. The NAB is supported with secretariat functions of Build Bangladesh (www.buildbangladesh.org.bd), a private sector pioneer empowering impact investment in Bangladesh.

    Mission

    To ensure the sustainability of the impact investment momentum across Bangladesh by influencing and actively involving the local and global champions.

    Vision

    To disrupt the mainstream investment ecosystem with Impact Investment enabling good for the people of Bangladesh.

    • 3rd fastest

      @ 7.3% annually

      Bangladesh is the 3rd fastest growing economy in the world and is expected to grow at 7.3% annually.
    • 24th largest

      43rd by 2033

      Bangladesh will become the 24th largest economy in the world from its current position of 43rd by 2033.
    • active investment

      $ 955 million

      Around 15 impact investors are currently active in Bangladesh with a total investment of around US$ 955 million.

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      Impact Investing Bangladesh


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      Upcoming Events


      • 18
        November
        18/19 NOVEMBER | SANTIAGO – CHILE 18 Nov 2019

        Impact Investment Summit 2019


        Join more than one thousand people from 50+ countries to celebrate and catalyze innovations that help our people and our planet.

        Join more than one thousand people from 50+ countries to celebrate and catalyze innovations that help our people and our planet.



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      www.nabbangladesh.org

      COMING SOON


      New Zealand

      Impact Investing in New Zealand


      The New Zealand National Advisory Board (NZNAB) provides leadership and direction for the growth of the impact investment market in NZ, enabling the impact investing industry in NZ to effectively engage at a global level.
      • Est. market

        $100m

        In Aotearoa New Zealand, the market was estimated to be NZ$100m but due to a lack of aggregated market data, this figure doesn’t reflect the true extent of activity.
      • Potential

        $5B

        An analysis of the relative size of the New Zealand economy, charity sector and capital markets suggests a potential size for impact investments of around NZ$5 Billion.
      • In 2017

        $183.4B

        New Zealanders have among the highest uptakes of Responsible Investment products in the world, the volume of investment having grown from $79 Billion in 2016 to $183.4 Billion by the end of 2017.

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        Korea

        Korea NAB Mission

        By leading the efforts to build impact investment market in Korea, the Korea National Advisory Board for Impact Finance aims to revolutionize the thinking and practices of finance in such a way that the vision of creating social and environmental values alongside the financial returns becomes the new norm.

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            3 Key Goals
            • By 2023, to achieve USD 500 mil capitalization through Impact Fund-of-Funds
            • By 2023, to achieve USD 300 mil capitalization through Impact Wholesalers
            • By 2023, to achieve USD 100 mil capitalization through SIB Funds

            Chile

            Coming soon…

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                Argentina & Uruguay

                Mission & purpose

                Our mission is to contribute to the consolidation of the impact investment ecosystem in Argentina and Uruguay, to catalyse the economic, social and structural changes that these countries need to grow in a sustainable manner. We aim to develop and connect key market players to consolidate and grow the impact investment market, make Argentina and Uruguay an attractive destination for investment at local and global level and facilitate the flow of capital to triple bottom line enterprises and investments. We are also working with the government to develop the necessary conditions at regulatory and fiscal level to develop the market.
                • Made of

                  65

                  stakeholders from government, social enterprises, finance, academia and the private sector
                • B Corp

                  Law

                  due to passed by Congress in 2017
                • Around

                  $120m

                  in a new Impact Investment fund launched in 2017

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                  Uruguay

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                  Finland

                  Results driven co-operation for societal well-being


                  The Finnish National Impact Investing Advisory Board represents all of the central actors for impact investing. The mission of the National Advisory Board is to promote the construction of the impact investing ecosystem in Finland. Its purpose is to provide support to all three ‘cornerstones’: the public sector, service providers and investors. A co-ordinating operator such as Sitra will be needed in the future as well with the purpose to convene various actors and to support operational practices.
                  • A total of

                    €13.5mn

                    is the current size of the Fast Employment and Integration SIB fund, the largest in Europe
                  • An estimated

                    50

                    public sector organizations which plan to utilize present and upcoming SIB funds in Finland
                  • Organized

                    four

                    Impact Accelerator training programs for Impact Actors

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                    European Union

                    Impact Investing in the European Union

                    The European Union Advisory Board is a joint initiative of the European Commission (EC), the European Investment Fund (EIF) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) (the latter two part of the EIB Group), three institutions enjoying a long-standing co-operation in the social entrepreneurship, social inclusion and impact investing space. In particular, over the past years, from our headquarters in Brussels and Luxembourg, we have joined forces to promote a joint agenda for fostering social entrepreneurship and social inclusion in Europe and beyond.
                    • There are

                      three

                      institutions working together: EC, EIF & EIB
                    • Over

                      €1bn

                      financing expected for the benefit of social enterprises and micro-enterprises
                    • Circa

                      €370m

                      committed to social impact programs by the EIF

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                      Portugal

                      Mobilising capital for impact

                      The Portuguese National Advisory Board (NAB) believes that addressing the financial obstacles faced by the social sector requires a collaborative approach. The NAB brings together a range of organizations and perspectives from the private, public and social sectors to support social innovation and build an impact investment market.
                      • Initiative worth

                        €150m

                        dedicated to impact investment in Portugal, funded through European structural and investment funds
                      • Introduction of

                        50

                        social issue unit cost indicators, through the ONE.COST database, launching in September 2017
                      • In January

                        2015

                        the first social impact bond in Portugal was launched as a pilot project

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                        Due to the covid-19 pandemic, we have no choice but to postpone our 2020 Pan-Africa Summit, scheduled for Johannesburg, 9-11 September; we plan to hold it in late 2021 (exact dates to be confirmed). Since it is so important for us to get together, we are exploring holding a virtual Summit on the same dates and will provide details soon. For more information regarding ticket refunds and other summit related queries, visit the summit website.