We are pleased to announce that the Canadian Global Impact Investing Group is expanding into Vancouver with its first local event, “Making Impact Through Social Finance”. Please join us as we hear from organizations deploying capital to transform lives, reduce poverty, fund social ventures, build communities, and support sustainable development. Presentations from the Vancouver for Acumen Fund chapter,Vancity, the Global Catalyst Initiative, and Opportunity International Canada will give us insights into each organization and how they are making an impact. We hope that you will gain a broader understanding of social finance, mission related investing, microfinance,community based investment products, and how you can blend investment opportunities that generate a return while also making a difference.
This event will be held on Wednesday, November 23rd from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm,with speakers presenting between 7:00 pm and 8:00 pm. The event is sponsored by the Segal Graduate School of Business and will be hosted at their facility at 500 Granville Street, at the corner of West Pender in downtown Vancouver.