Unpacking Impact Investing - What It Is and How It Can Fuel Social Innovation

Event Date: 

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 8:30am to 10:30am

Event Location: 

Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania
University Club
123 University Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Unpacking Impact Investing - What It Is and How It Can Fuel Social Innovation

Setting the StageKimberlee Cornett, Director of Social Investment Practice, Kresge Foundation, will discuss the spectrum of instruments, the data on returns and progress toward measurement standards.

What's Old is New: Christine Looney, Senior Program Investment Officer, The Ford Foundation, will address old school and new school approaches to organizational strength and social change.

The Local View: Local respondents, including Matt Zieger, Executive in Residence, Innovation, The Forbes Funds, will discuss how to plan for resilience, impact investing, capital flows, and community empowerment as well as the government's role in fostering social innovation through impact investing.

For more information and to register, please visit the GWP's website.

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