This section will help you to plan and schedule your participation in conferences, forums, seminars and trainings on inclusive business.
There are huge business and investment opportunities in achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. But even the boldest ideas and most inspiring partnerships are struggling to move beyond the pilot phase - to scale the impact of their strategies. Why is this and what can you do differently?
The annual summit brings together business executives, governments, and investors to share practical ideas, tools and approaches to business strategies that help solve some of the world’s most pressing needs - sustainably and profitably. We’ll explore the challenges organisations face implementing these business plans and how to overcome them, moving large-scale projects from strategy to pilot to execution at scale.
Now in its seventh year, the AVPN Conference will bring together a diverse group of funders and resource providers from around the globe to take part in the largest gathering of social investors in Asia. Recognising that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will only be met if mainstream private investors are also mobilising capital towards impact, AVPN is seeking to break down barriers to bring in the broader capital markets into the social investing network.
The ANDE West Africa Regional Conference is a gathering of ANDE members and partners in the region including leading investors, capacity development providers, foundations, banks, corporations, academic and research institutions. In 2019, the 2-day highly interactive conference will feature sessions on ecosystem opportunities, solutions to SGB common challenges, networking meetings and plenaries with leading thinkers in the SGB sector.
Zambia takes a new approach to connecting investors with entrepreneurs. Using the Impact Starter platform, local entrepreneurs have the opportunity to access business support and document preparation to become investment ready. The ICA Zambia agenda has been developed to support local SMEs to understand and gain access to impact investors. Sessions are designed to maximise event deal flow.
The 4th Africa Impact Investing Leaders Forum 2019 will present delegates with the opportunity to build meaningful relationships with new impact investors focused on opportunities in Africa, discover the latest industry developments, share insights about latest strategies, and explore ways to drive continued momentum and growth in the impact market.
AIILF 2019 will bring together impact investors, institutional investors, foundations, family offices, DFIs, Private Equity & Venture Capital firms, Funds, NGOs, MFIs, impact entrepreneurs and other stakeholders. Register your interest below.