a2iTalk - The Promise of Impact Investing
Interested in learning more about Impact Investing? Want to brush up on new opportunities and the latest thinking?
Join us on Friday, April 26th from 8.30 AM to 10.00 AM, and be inspired by the International Finance Corporation(IFC) - a member of the World Bank Group - as they provide clarity on how to establish a common global discipline on investing for impact.
The impact investment market is growing rapidly. Since 2013 the market has grown by nearly 500%, reaching $228 billion USD in 2018, as it continues to attract stakeholders from the public-, civil- and financial sector and foundation communities looking for sustainable ways to generate and support beneficial development in low-income countries.
In Denmark, however, investors, foundations, NGOs and the private sector is still struggling to harness the opportunities related to impact investments.
At the a2iTalk, IFC will share key findings from the April released report: 'Creating Impact, the promise of Impact Investing' and will inform about their efforts to promote impact investing for development through the launch of: Investing for Impact: Operating Principles for Impact Management, IFC has brought together a global group of leading asset managers, asset owners, development financial institutions and specialist funds to define end-to-end principles for investing in impact.
As a member of the core taskforce that drafted the impact investing report and developed the operating principles, Christian Rosenholm, Senior Professional for Sector Economics and Development Impact, will draw an outline of how participants can use these principles to catalyze impact investment.
- Who: Christian Rosenholm, Senior Professional for Sector Economics and Development Impact, IFC
- When: Friday, April 26th, 2019 from 8.30AM – 10AM
- Where: Confederation of Danish Industry, H. C. Andersens Boulevard 18, Copenhagen
- Sign up: Deadline is April 17th by 10 AM.
*Seats are limited – with first come, first served. Please be aware, due to limited seating, a no-show-fee of 200 DKK will be applied.
CURRICULUM VITAE – Christian Rosenholm.
As Senior Professional for Sector Economics and Development Impact at IFC, Christian Rosenholm supervises the demand-driven evaluation program across industries and geographies with around 20 evaluations completed every year. Christian has been the focal point for IFC Private Equity Fund investments, leading the operationalization of IFC’s new Impact management framework AIMM and impact assessment of Private Equity Fund investments. Previously Christian was the IFC regional result measurement specialist in East Asia and the Pacific within Sustainable Business Advisory. He also has experience from a range of development organizations and consulting companies.