The GSG covers 35 countries through its 30 National and Regional Advisory Boards working to catalyse impact investment in their markets. Discover each one below.
Members

South Africa


Impact Investing South Africa

Mission & Purpose

Impact Investing South Africa is a cross-sectoral initiative aimed at building the eco-system in order to accelerate the deployment of capital that optimises financial, social, and environmental returns. We are guided by our overall vision to achieve socio-economic justice in South Africa by building an inclusive and sustainable economy. Our objectives are to:

  • Identify

    key levers that will accelerate the growth of the market
  • Action

    recommendations that emanate from strategic processes
  • Learn

    from and share with the Global Steering Group for Impact Investing

Key Resources




    More information available on:

    Impact Investing South Africa Local Resources 

    Impact Investing South Africa Webinars and Events

     

    Our People

    See Impact Investing South Africa’s Board, Secretariat and Taskforce members





    Visit the South Africa site


    New Zealand National Advisory Board

    Mission & Purpose


    The New Zealand National Advisory Board aims to contribute to a sustainable, equitable, and prosperous Aotearoa (Maori name for New Zealand) by connecting, educating, and advocating for the growth of the impact investing sector. The NAB governs the strategy and activities of New Zealand’s Impact Investing Network.
    • Connect

      Facilitate connections between New Zealand and the global ecosystem.
    • Educate

      Provide access to news, events, research, and education resources.
    • Advocate

      Influence New Zealand economy, policy, and regulations.

    Key Resources




       

       

       

      More resources available on:

      The Impact Investing Network website
      The Impact Investing Network LinkedIn page 

      Key People:

      See the Impact Investing Network New Zealand National Advisory Board and Team


      Visit the New Zealand site

      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.

        Key Resources





          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

          Key Resources




             

             

             

             

            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

            Key Resources





              Argentina

              Board Members


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              Argentina

              Management


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              Uruguay

              Board Members


                Nothing found


              Uruguay

              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

              Key Resources






                Key People

                Board Members


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                Key People

                Management


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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

                Key Resources




                  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

                  Key Resources

                    Key People

                    Board Members

                    Nothing found
                    Key People

                    Management

                      Nothing found

                    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

                    Key Resources




                       

                       

                       

                      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

                      Key Resources






                        Key People

                        Board Members


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