Exploring Impact Investment for the Mainstream

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Exploring Impact Investment for the Mainstream

Thursday 11 May, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

A conference led by the UK Government

Supported by the World Economic Forum

11th May 9:30am - 2:30pm, One Great George Street,Westminster, London SW1P 3AA

This invitation-only event will convene 100 international thought leaders & senior practitioners from the financial industry to explore the commercial opportunities presented by social impact investment for the mainstream. 

Official agenda to be circulated shortly; please find below working agenda for your information.
  • 9:30 - 10am - Keynote: Simon Kirby, Economic Secretary to the Treasury
  • Panel 1: Is there demand for social impact investment? moderated by The Economist, panelists to include Henderson Global Investors, UBS Wealth Management & Bridges Fund Management (TBC)
  • Panel 2: Case studies from around the world - hosted by World Economic Forum
  • 11:45 - 12:05 - How does social impact investment fit within current regulation? David Geale, Director of Policy at FCA
  • Lunch
  • 12:50-1:00 pm Rob Wilson, Minister for Civil Society
  • Interactive break out sessions on (a) Investable Assets (b) Distribution & Customer Engagement - Introduced by Elizabeth Corley, VC Allianz Global Investors
  • 2:00 - 2:15 pm - Closing Keynote - Harvey McGrath, Chair of Big Society Capital
  • 2:20-2:30  Final thank you words from Government


Thursday 11 May, 2017
9:30 am - 2:30 pm


UK Government


One Great George Street,
London , SW1P 3AA United Kingdom
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