As part of the Impact Investing Institute’s new knowledge exchange series, this webinar focused on the role of impact investing National Advisory Boards (NABs) in setting up financial support facilities for social enterprises and charities affected by the coronavirus crisis.

The webinar drew on experiences from the UK, Sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere, presenting examples of effective interventions taken by NABs.

Hosted by: Sarah Gordon, chief executive at the Impact Investing Institute

Panellists included:

  • Sebastian Welisiejko, Chief Policy Officer at the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment
  • Rebecca MacDonald, Investment Director at Big Society Capital (BSC)
  • Dolika Banda, Board Member at CDC and until recently the CEO of African Risk Capacity Insurance Ltd
  • Monique Mathys, Senior Advisor and Public Markets Lead at the Impact Management Project and previously with the South African NAB.

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White Paper: Scaling up institutional investment for place-based impact

Our joint white paper “Scaling up institutional investment for place-based impact,” based on the collaborative “Place-Based Impact Investing Project (PBII)” by the Impact Investing Institute, The Good Economy and Pensions for Purpose, sets out the case for institutional investors to adopt a “place-based lens.”