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United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Impact Investing Institute

The Impact Investing Institute’s mission is to accelerate the growth and improve the effectiveness of the impact investing market, so that more capital contributes to achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the well-being of people and the planet. The Institute’s three main objectives are mobilising big pools of capital, such as pension funds, to invest with impact, making capital more accountable and effective, and empowering people to save and invest in line with their values by addressing barriers that prevent them from investing with impact. We aim to deliver change by educating and raising awareness through communications, events, and engagement programmes, by providing useful tools and information on impact investing and by advocating for regulation and policies that support impact investing.

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      Upcoming Events

      • 13
        London, UK, 13 Sep 2017

        Launch of the UK National Advisory Board 2017 report

        The UK National Advisory Board, Practitioners’ Council and collaborators are launching “The Rise of Impact: Five Steps Towards an Inclusive and Sustainable Economy” on 16 October. The report explores opportunities and imperatives for businesses, investors and policy makers to respond to changing social attitudes that have the potential to unlock billions of pounds to address some of the UK’s most pressing societal challenges.

        Launch of the UK NAB 2017 report

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      Board Members

      Chair of Social Mobility & Child Poverty Commission
      Co-Founder of Generation Investment Management
      CEO Big Lottery Fund
      Tim Kiddell
      Speechwriter to Prime Minister & Active Observer to UK NAB
      Hazel Blears
      Chair of Social Investment Business, Former MP of Salford
      Tim Farazmand
      Non-Executive of ClearlySo, Former Chair of BVCA and Managing Director at LDC
      Sir Tony Hawkhead
      CEO of Action for Children
      Saker Nusseibeh
      CEO of Hermes Investment Management
      Sacha Romanovitch
      CEO of Grant Thornton
      Nick O’Donohoe
      Former Chair of UK NAB, Senior Advisor on Blended Finance to Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
      Keith Smithson
      Managing Director in Treasury at Barclays
      Laurie Spengler
      President & CEO of Enclude
      Business Correspondent for Channel 4 News
      Sir Harvey McGrath
      Chair of Big Society Capital & Heart of the City

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      Practitioner Council

      Shamez Alibhai
      Partner & Portfolio Manager at Cheyne Capital
      Marie Audren – Active Observer
      Manager, Responsible and Impact Investing at BVCA
      Kieron Boyle
      CEO of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity, former UK government representative to the Social Impact Investment Taskforce
      Geoff Burnand – Active Observer
      Board Director at UK SIF
      Andrew Croft – Active Observer
      Alastair Davis
      CEO of Social Investment Scotland
      Catherine Howarth
      CEO of ShareAction
      David Hutchison, OBE
      CEO of Social Finance
      Jonathan Jenkins
      CEO of Social Investment Business
      Tom Le Quesne – Active Observer
      Head of Social Investment at Cabinet Office
      James Perry
      Entrepreneur and Co-Founder of UK B Lab
      Cliff Prior
      CEO of Big Society Capital, former CEO of UnLtd
      Matt Robinson
      Director, Intermediated Equity at CDC
      Rod Schwartz
      CEO and Founder of ClearlySo
      Edward Siegel
      MD of Big Issue Invest
      Jennifer Tankard – Active Observer
      CEO at Responsible Finance (former CDFA)
      Whitni Thomas
      Senior Investor Relations Manager at Triodos Bank

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