This year, the Canadian Responsible Investment Conference conference will focus on engaging stakeholders and ensuring that responsible investment is not just the talk of corporate boardrooms - addressing the role of communities and consumers in Canada and around the world. View the highlights, watch a video, and register now!
Josh Engel, Founder of advisory firm, Perspectful and former COO at Anavo Global and Saurabh Lahoti, Director – Finance Services at Ennovent share their thoughts from a recent session on developing effective financial models.
SocialFinance.ca produces a regular round up featuring social finance related news, insights, job openings, and events. We source the content for these round ups from Twitter, an RSS reader, and directly from our community of social finance practitioners. Below is our round up for for the first three weeks of May.
Interested in an opportunity to personally engage with impact investors in the Greater Toronto Area? Attend Toronto’s first Impact Investment Fair on May 30th at 6:30 pm at the Centre for Social Innovation – Regent Park.
One of the big questions in Ottawa’s recent decision to merge the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade surrounds the future of CIDA’s microfinance programs. Will the mandate of Canadian commercial interests spell the end of Canada’s publicly-funded microfinance initiatives?
When investment decisions are made, how much say does the community have? What do Canadians think about sustainability? What do people working in major financial institutions think about income inequality? Register now for the Canadian Responsible Investment Conference 2013.