ESG & Impact Investing In Africa Alternatives

ESG and Impact Investing has typically been biased towards liquid asset classes such as equities and bonds. However, the rising attractiveness of alternative asset classes for long-term asset owners and the increasing need to make positive social and environmental without compromising financial performance has brought sustainable investing, particularly, ESG and Impact Investing to prominence in the alternative asset management industry.

However, alternative investors looking to allocate to ESG and impact investing still have a limited range of products and portfolio solutions to meet their needs. As well as lack of a more consistent way of defining, measuring and reporting on ESG and impact outcomes.

Themed 'Delivering risk-adjusted return and sustainable impact', the 'ESG & Impact Investing In Africa Alternatives' brings together asset owners, asset consultants, fund managers and industry stakeholders to examine how to get the best risk-adjusted returns and diversification from alternatives and private markets investments in Africa while achieving measurable impact?
 

Be Part of It - The Most Comprehensive Forum On Sustainable Investing In Africa Alternative Assets

Why Attend?

The forum will bring together professionals committed to helping their clients deploy their capital for sustainable impact and place emphasis on strategies that use non-traditional methods to gain exposure to traditional assets and vehicles that invest in non-traditional assets such as:
  • Infrastructure
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Alternative Credit
  • Private Real Estate
  • Microfinance
  • Renewable energy
  • Agriculture
  • Clean Technology

Each prelude will be based on mutual interest and carefully vetted structures that allow for appropriate allocation consistent with risk. Some such investment vehicles include:
  • Permanent Capital
  • Fund Structure
  • Securitizations
  • Principal Investments
  • Debt Equity Guarantees

Who Attend?

Investing Capital for Sustainable Impact in Africa is complimentary for CIO, CFO, Heads of Investments, Heads of Sustainable, Responsible, ESG and Impact Investment from Pension Funds, insurance companies, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Development financial Institutions, Family Offices, Endowments, Foundations, and regulators.

The complimentary places are limited and subject to approval.

A limited number of paying places are available to senior executives from:
  • Policymakers & Regulators
  • Central Bank and Treasury Departments
  • Philanthropists & Social Investors
  • Wealth & Asset Managers
  • Investment Consultants
  • Family Businesses & Offices
  • Infrastructure Funds
  • Private Equity & Debt Funds
  • Management Consultants & Lawyers

ESG & Impact Investing In Africa Alternatives is limited to around eighty senior executives.
 

ESG and Impact Investing is now among the top two items on the agenda of alternative asset owners and managers


SPEAKERS

Dean Alborough,

Head of ESG, Old Mutual Alternative Investments

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THEMES

Investment Outlook & Focus On ESG & Impact Investing

ESG and investing capital for sustainable impact remains high on investors' agendas. What are megatrends sustaining the flow of capital to sustainable investment themes? How will they impact on our lives – geopolitical, economics, business, social and the environment? How will they define the future of investing in emerging markets alternative asset classes?

Integrating ESG & Impact In infrastructure Investment

ESG and investing capital for sustainable impact remains high on investors' agendas. What are megatrends sustaining the flow of capital to sustainable investment themes? How will they impact on our lives – geopolitical, economics, business, social and the environment? How will they define the future of investing in emerging markets alternative asset classes?

Ensuring Members Retirement Future With Impact Investments

The role of pension funds in safeguarding the future of their members through growing and securing their retirement savings is well understood. But for too long, the role of pension schemes in responding to the long-term needs of the African economy and ESG issues has been little considered or misunderstood. How can pension funds scale investment for sustainable social and environmental impact while ensuring their members' retirement future? How can pension funds manage impact risks and opportunities in their investment?

Impact Investing in the Context of a Diversified Portfolio

ESG and investing capital for sustainable impact remains high on investors' agendas. What are megatrends sustaining the flow of capital to sustainable investment themes? How will they impact on our lives – geopolitical, economics, business, social and the environment? How will they define the future of investing in emerging markets alternative asset classes?

Insuring A Sustainable Future For Africa

With over thirty trillion dollars global AUM, insurers are uniquely placed to play a catalytic role in turning ESG challenges into sustainable investment opportunities. This is evident in the unique triple role that insurers can play as risk carriers, risk managers and long-term investors. This theme looks at how insurers can enhance socio-economic welfare, foster stakeholders shared values and build a more resilient Africa whilst delivering superior returns to their shareholders.