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Upcoming research by MOBILIST and Intellidex has highlighted a growing tension between ESG investment strategies and flows to emerging and frontier markets….

Past Events

On Tuesday, 1st March, 09:00-11:00 GMT, we launched our report “Estimating and describing the UK impact investing market“, written in collaboration with EY and supported by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and Big Society Capital.

On Wednesday 23rd February 2022, in partnership with Pensions for Purpose, the Impact Investing Institute hosted an event exploring the role of asset managers in place-based impact investing.

On Tuesday, 30th November, 15:00-18:00 GMT the Impact Investing Institute, Lloyds Banking Group and Metro Dynamics hosted an event to launch the…

Held in partnership with the University of Glasgow, this event will feature two panel discussions focusing on issues which are central to the ongoing development of sustainable finance in the UK: green bonds, and fiduciary duty and sustainable investment.

On Wednesday, 3rd November, we held our event “Pensions with impact – adopting a transitional mindset for a better future” in the COP26 Green Zone. The event heard from a range of voices in the industry sharing the investment opportunities and case studies presented by adopting a Just Transition investing approach, the advantages for institutional investors, such as pensions funds, in adopting a transitional mindset and how that can help to build socially and environmentally resilient economies in the future.

On Wednesday, 20th October we hosted our event “Investing in Place: An Asset Owner Discussion.” Featuring a wide range of pension fund…

On Tuesday, 19th October we hosted our event “Investing in Place: A Consultant Discussion.” The discussion, which was tailored specifically for consultants…

The UK continues to experience significant shortages of affordable housing and yet the role of private finance in contributing answers to this…

As part of the “All4Climate – Italy 2021” programme and co-hosted with Social Impact Agenda per l’Italia, this event will explore how innovative green bonds that associate financing for climate action with social benefits can be mobilised to finance a just transition to net-zero.

Together with the Human Rights Watch, we bring together a distinguished panel of experts who will explore how investors and organisations can boost their positive impact by addressing social issues whilst delivering a financial return.

What are the social impacts of the transition to a net-zero world? How can we mobilise private sector capital to deliver a Just Transition? Can impact investing be a key enabler in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals?

This webinar launched our new set of case studies of impact investments in emerging and frontier markets made by institutional investors, including pension funds.

Second-Party Opinions (SPOs) have an important role in debt capital markets transactions – that of providing reassurance of the issuance’s sustainability credential and mitigating the risk of greenwashing. In the world of green and sustainability linked bonds, SPOs are increasingly a requirement. Our think-in attended by SPO providers and industry stakeholders discussed the utility and impact of SPOs.

Join us for the eagerly anticipated launch of the PBII White Paper for a presentation and discussion of the project’s findings, recommendations and next steps.

Combining gender and climate considerations expands the opportunity landscape for relevant, dynamic and impactful investments. On the 25th March 2021 we heard…

The coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating effect on peoples’ health and livelihoods around the world. As we hope to emerge from…

Thank you to everyone who joined us to mark our first anniversary event. You can now find the recordings for each panel…

What does the legal obligation on trustees to act in the best interest of their scheme’s members mean in the context of…

Venture capital and impact investing intersect in their objective to bring new capital to enterprises looking to solve meaningful problems. Why does…

The coronavirus pandemic has seen record sums of institutional cash flow into sustainable investment funds, and awe-inspiring acts of philanthropy both locally…

In this session we explored the topic of applying a gender lens to impact investing, providing good examples of how in doing…

Many socially-minded investors express their ESG preferences by divesting in firms whose practises they do not agree with. But engaging with listed…

How should pension funds, which hold some of the largest pools of capital in the world but have strict fiduciary duties, approach…

This webinar explores why investing with impact is a smart decision for your pension fund and how pension funds can start thinking…

Building back better has become the new mantra of the impact investing community. In this webinar we explored what building back better…

As part of the Impact Investing Institute’s new knowledge exchange series, this webinar focused on the role of impact investing National Advisory…

Many organisations, social enterprises, small businesses, and charities are struggling due to the circumstances COVID19 puts them in. Many are finding it…