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Sri Lanka


Mission & Purpose

Impact investment has made steady progress Sri Lanka over the past several years with a growing body of investment professionals becoming involved and steady building of awareness among the civil society and within government. Nevertheless, impact investment is still at a nascent stage.



Facilitating an impact investing ecosystem in the country by means of channeling impact investments into the country in partnership with like-minded stakeholders.




To Drive Impact Capital to Fast-track the Achievement of UN SDG’s in Sri Lanka.



Key objectives:

  • Mainstreaming Impact investing and impact entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka through channeling impact investments.
  • Educating Sri Lankan stakeholders on the values of impact investing, impact measurement and social entrepreneurship.
  • Creation of a network of impact enterprises who are ready to receive impact investments.
  • Creating a culture of applying gender lens into investing.
  • Facilitating partnership opportunities among Sri Lankan and international stakeholders focused on impact investing.
  • Keeping track of the globally changing impact investing ecosystems and mapping out and updating the local impact investing eco system with relation to global practices
  • Creating a database and quality research

  • Promote

    impact investment in Sri Lanka, involving representatives of all sectors
  • Articulate

    the development of an ecosystem around 5 axes: Supply; Demand; intermediaries; Enablers and State
  • Raise awareness

    On the importance of impact investments for a sustainable and fair future
  • Be recognized

    As an official institution for impact investments in the country

Key Resources

    Key People

    Board Directors

    Mr. Chandula Abeywickrema
    Chairman Lanka Impact Investing Network (LIIN)
    Dr. Lalith Welamedage
    Deputy Chairman Lanka Social Ventures (LSV)

    Key People

    Board Members

    • Ms. Achala Samaradiwakara
      Good Market Lanka
    • Dr. Nirmal De Silva
      People’s Merchant Finance PLC
    • Mr. Romani de Silva
      Alliance Finance PLC
    • Mr. Prins Perera
      DFCC Bank PLC
    • Mr. Sanjay Wijemanne
      Hatton National Bank PLC

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