The GSG covers 33 countries through its 28 National and Regional Advisory Boards working to catalyse impact investment in their markets. Discover each one below.
Members

Korea

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 NAB

      Mission & Purpose

      The Chile NAB promotes sustainable development encouraging investments with a positive social and environmental impact. The NAB aims to

      • Convene

        the different actors of the impact investing ecosystem: investors, government, entrepreneurs, market builders
      • Raise awareness

        on the importance of impact investments for a just and sustainable future
      • Influence

        public policies to incentivize the impact investing market
      • Be recognized

        as an official institution for impact investing in the country

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        More resources available on:

        Chile NAB publications

         

        Key People

        See Chile NAB’s people

         

        Visit the Chile site


        Grupo de Inversión de Impacto

        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 sustainably. 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 the regulatory and fiscal level to develop the market.

        • Composed by

          120 stakeholders from government, social enterprises, finance, academia and private sector
        • New

          resolution for suatinable collective investment products launched by Comisión Nacional de valores
        • In 2018

          1st Social Impact Bond launched in the city of Buenos Aires on job creation

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          Argentina

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          Uruguay

          Board Members


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          Management


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          Visit the Argentina & Uruguay site


          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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            Visit the Finland site


            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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              Visit the European Union site

              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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                Visit the Portugal site


                Alianza por la Inversión de Impacto México

                Mission & Purpose


                Alianza por la Inversión de Impacto México (Mexico NAB) aims to establish impact investing as a key tool to generate large-scale, long-lasting, and sustainable solutions to social and environmental issues. The NAB aims to achieve that any investment decision takes into account social and environmental impact.

                • Change

                  the investment paradigm: encourage investors to take into account return, risk, and impact in their investment decisions
                • Collaborate

                  with NGOs, the public and private sector to boost result-based finance
                • Strengthen

                  the ecosystem: capacity building, articulations with different stakeholders, and setting impact economy in the public agenda

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                  More resources available on:

                  Alianza por la Inversión de Impacto Publications

                   

                  Key People

                  See the Alianza por la Inversión de Impacto México Executive Board

                   

                  Member Organizations


                    Nothing found


                  Visit the Mexico site


                  Japan

                  Leveraging private capital for social impact


                  GSG-NAB Japan was launched in 2014 with the vision of harnessing the power of capital through impact investing in order to realize a more socially conscious capital market in Japan. GSG-NAB Japan collaborates with practitioners and opinion leaders across sectors to conduct research, produce publications, and engage in awareness raising and networking activities for the promotion of impact investing in Japan and beyond.
                  • 26 fold

                    increase in the total impact market from ¥33.7 bil. in 2016 to ¥512.6 bil. in 2020
                  • 34

                    Pay For Success/SIB projects identified in Japan by 2020
                  • 19%

                    Japanese people are interested in purchasing impact investing products, according to the recent consumer survey on impact investing

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                    The Israeli Forum for Impact Economy (IFIE)

                    Mission & Purpose


                    The Israeli Forum for Impact Economy (IFIE) connects, convenes, and catalyzes multi-stakeholder partnerships and collaborations in Israel, bridging Israel’s impact ecosystem with various national and international dominant players from the corporate, VC & business sector, government & public institutions, academia, private and social sectors. The NAB aims to promote and expand a sustainable economy in Israel by raising the significance of impact investing and its instruments and addressing market challenges.

                     

                    The IFIE’s Five Pillars of Strategy towards an Impact Economy include:
                    • Awareness – Expand public awareness and discourse around the benefits and potential of the Impact Economy.
                    • Policy – Promote the Israeli impact economy by advocating for supportive necessary policy and regulation.
                    • Impact measurement tools – Strengthen and expand the use of Impact management methods across industries and sectors.
                    • Demand for capital – Expose the local industry to opportunities and growth potential driven by impact investments.
                    • Supply of capital – Increase the net capital invested in Israeli impact ventures by corporations, private investors, philanthropic institutions, and venture capital arms.


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                      More resources available on:

                      The IFIE’s YouTube channel 

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                      Visit the Israel site


                      Bundesinitiative Impact Investing

                      Mission & Purpose


                      The Bundesinitiative Impact Investing (federal impact investing initiative) aims to build a strong impact investing ecosystem in Germany to create the conditions for private capitals to meet social and environmental challenges. The National Advisory Board explores the role impact investment can have in the context of Germany’s social economy, as well as keeping an eye on the scale of impact investments in and from Germany.

                       

                      The NAB’s objectives are: 

                      • Increasing

                        impact investing as an investment approach and raising awareness of the social impact of capital
                      • Supporting

                        the cooperation of different actors in the impact investing landscape
                      • Promoting

                        a favourable political and legal framework for impact investing
                      • Supporting

                        the (further) development and dissemination of uniform impact measurement methodologies and standards

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