Identifying, educating, and activating asset owners, sovereign funds and philanthropists to become impact investors.




Entrepreneurs developing projects, interventions and business models that deliver impact and financial returns.



Long-term capital owners and investment consultants that help them curate statement of investment policy.



Alternative and traditional investment managers managing and allocating private and institutional funds.



Supporters and enhancers of impact business models, investment products and ecosystems.

Delivering Impact Without Compromising Financial Performance


Impact investment is transforming the relationship between catalysts of innovative impact business models, investors providing impact capital and managers finding strategic ways to deploy it.  With an emphasis on optimising risk, return and impact to benefit people and the planet. It does so by setting specific social and environmental objectives alongside financial ones and measuring their achievement.


Managers & Corporates Delivering Sustainable Impact

Upcoming Practitioner Perspectives


Practitioner Perspectives are sponsored industry-led insight that gives a select group of practitioners the opportunity to demonstrate expertise across sustainable and impact investment thematics. With an emphasis on using video and audio content to highlight emerging trends and investor insights on the specific asset classes.


Conservation finance in Africa: Untapped asset class

This Practitioner Perspectives gives a select group of practitioners the opportunity to demonstrate expertise in conservation investing. Conservation finance in Africa: Untapped asset class provides unique perspectives on developments in the sector, recent trends and investor insights on the specifics of conservation as an asset class.

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Private Debt & Credit - Scaling Up Impact

Practitioner focused insight on emerging trends and the role Private Debt & Credit in Scaling Up Impact Investment across Africa.

Investing Capital for Sustainable Impact in South Africa

With long-term savings pool estimated at over R2.250 trillion, South Africa is comparatively best positioned to make the most of impact investment strategies in sub-Saharan Africa. Especially with access to education, healthcare, and food - impact thematics that will make a significant impact on the social demographics of South Africa.

However, unlocking impact capital at scale is hampered by lack of experience which prevents investment committees and trustees from allowing their investment teams to make impact capital commitments. As well as limited availability of investment vehicles that offer the required diversification of risk. Investing Capital for Sustainable Impact in South Africa is an industry-led initiative designed to get professionals who determine how and where money is deployed to allocate impact capital at scale to investment opportunities that optimize social, environmental and financial impact.


Elias Masilela, Executive Chairman, DNA Economics


Wanjiru Kirima, Alternative Prosperity Holdings

Jonathan First, Development Bank of Southern Africa


Shafeeq Abrahams, ‎Eskom Pension and Provident Fund


Wayne Hiller van Rensburg, Institute of Retirement Funds


Nilesh Moodley, Gov't Employees Pension Fund (SA)


Investing Capital for Sustainable Impact in Nigeria

Increasingly banks, insurance companies, pension funds and asset managers are accessing new customers, investors and markets through business and investing approach that delivers good social and environmental outcomes without compromising financial performance.  This is the case in select African countries like Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa where the industry is experiencing impact investment renaissance.

Also, interventions by the Central Bank of Nigeria, Nigeria Stock Exchange, Securities Exchange Commission and the National Pension Commission is creating a local ecosystem committed to inclusive and sustainable impact.

However, impact investing in Nigeria is hampered by the lack of bankable transactions, the reluctance of growth enterprises to forego equity, difficulty raising capital and finding exits. Investing Capital for Sustainable Impact in Nigeria will explore new approaches to educate asset owners and scale up impact capital in Nigeria.


Mary Uduk, Securities & Exchange Commission


Adeniyi Falade, CrusaderSterling Pension


Oscar Onyema, The Nigerian Stock Exchange

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Solomon Quaynor, Rothschild Global Advisory


Eric Fajemisin, Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers


Dave Uduanu, Sigma Pensions


Investing Capital for Sustainable Impact in Kenya

Kenya is East Africa's preferred market for impact investors and businesses seeking initiatives that deliver good social and environmental outcomes without compromising financial performance. This is evident in the amount of impact and patient capital it has attracted compared with its peers in the region.

This noteworthy achievement can be linked to the proactive approach by Kenyan regulators to align companies and operators within their purview to sustainable investment and business practices. However, to scale-up impact capital, Kenyan long-term asset owners have to take to lead and work with their advisers to innovate products that will enable them to allocate capital for sustainable Impact.

Investing Capital for Sustainable Impact in Kenya is the foremost content-led platform designed to put the spot on Impact entrepreneurs, Impact Investors, Impact Managers and Impact Enablers.

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Simon Nyakundi, Kenya Railways Staff Retirement

Pius Muchiri,CFA, Nabo Capital


Carol Tunu, Kenya Ports Authority Pensions


Sundeep Raichura, FIA, Zamara

Paul Muthaura, Capital Markets Authority (Kenya)


Geoffrey Odundo, Nairobi Securities Exchange


Featured Events


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NEW YORK — 26 SEPT 2019 | LONDON — 11 OCT 2019


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NEW YORK — 25 SEPT 2019 | LONDON — 10 OCT 2019