Impact Investing

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2019
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: Great Hall, Midland, MI -or- Isabella Bank, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Speaker: Heidi M.R. Reijm, Ph.D, Policy & Program Fellow, Hudson-Webber Foundation, Council of Michigan Foundations

Heidi Reijm’s presentation will address impact investing.  Impact investments are made into companies, organizations and funds with the intention to generate social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. The materials and presentation will cover definitions, core characteristics and examples of impact investing.  It will also cover how the growing impact investment market provides capital to address the world’s most pressing challenges in sectors such as sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, conservation, microfinance and affordable and accessible basic services, including housing, healthcare and education.

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