Impact Investing: Perspectives on a Rising Sector

Impact Investing: Perspectives on a Rising Sector

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Moderator – Amit Bouri, Director, Global Impact Investing Network, USA

Panelists:

Amy Bell, Executive Director and Head of Principal Investments for J.P. Morgan’s Social Finance, Aubrey Hruby – Fellow, Africa Center at The Atlantic Council, Michael Gaouette, Founder of Black Star forests, Nikita Singhal, Director of Capital Deployment, F. B. Heron Foundation


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Date October 23, 2014 Categories Location Test

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Moderator – Amit Bouri, Director, Global Impact Investing Network, USA Panelists: Amy Bell, Executive Director and Head of Principal Investments for J.P. Morgan’s Social Finance
Aubrey Hruby – Fellow, Africa Center at The Atlantic Council Michael Gaouette, Founder of Black Star forests Nikita Singhal, Director of Capital Deployment, F. B. Heron Foundation
Location: JP Morgan We had an educational discussion and networking opportunity focused on the Impact Investing sector. It was an opportunity to learn more about the landscape of impact investing, its measured results thus far, common misconceptions, skills that professionals have applied to various functions within the sector, and perspectives on pursuing career opportunities. A strong undercurrent of the night’s conversation included panelists’ insights and a Q&A. Specific discussion points included: Social impact investing in Africa and other markets, where to start? Personal and professional perspectives on the challenges and opportunities in Africa (and other frontier markets) for foreigners wanting to do business.