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Social investment breakfast club

Time (GMT +01) 08:30 10:30
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​Tentative discussion guides will include the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and the Impetus Private Equity Foundation.

Shelagh Whitley will be presenting on behalf of the ODI on the following question:  Can we map current support to and for social enterprises in emerging markets?  This session will present the findings from pilot survey completed in May 2013 by ODI and supported by the Shell Foundation. ODI have developed a methodology to map the current landscape of support to social enterprises in emerging markets, including both direct support to enterprises and support to the market infrastructure in which they operate. We will discuss the frameworks developed as part of the research, initial findings, and if / how this work could be scaled up to provide an annual landscape of support.

Daniela Barone Soares, Director of the Impetus PEF would like to discuss how venture philanthropy has evolved in the last decade.  As part of this topic, she will include a review of their VP model, how VP and social investment 'connect' (with examples from the Impetus portfolio), and a brief review about their merger.

To register for this event, please follow this link (users will be required to sign up first).

For more information about the event, please contact Will McFarland: [email protected] | 0207 922 8202

About the breakfast club series:

The Social Investor Breakfast Club is an informal network of over 450+ people with common interests and a desire to have monthly sessions about the challenges, models, methodologies, case studies, thought leadership and events that help us each to better navigate and understand the murky waters between 'financial' and 'social' return. For more information visit the group page.