VISION

Achieve socio-economic justice in South Africa by building an inclusive and sustainable economy.

MISSION

Increase the deployment of capital that optimises financial, social and environmental returns.

OUR OBJECTIVES

  • – Identify key levers that will accelerate growth of market
  • – Action recommendations that emanate from strategic process
  • – Learn from and share with Impact Investing Global Steering Group

RECOMMENDATIONS

Increase supply of capital

Grow pipeline of investable opportunities

Improve match between capital and investable opportunities

Create enabling environment to facilitate deployment

MAPPING THE ECO-SYSTEM

Impact capital is supplied by a spectrum of investors and used by non-profit and for profit entities to create social and environmental impact

GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE

Impact Investing South Africa

TASK FORCE

• Identify key levers that will accelerate growth of market
• Articulate and advocate for recommendations
• Share learnings with international audience

PRACTITIONERS COALITION

• Put forward recommendations to Task Force
• Provide research support within field of expertise
• Provide conduit to organisation and similar market players

WORKING GROUPS

• Action recommendations

SECRETARIAT

• Document process
• Provide research support and guidance
• Link to international best practice

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PROGRESS REPORT

May ‘2018
Jun’2018
Aug ‘2018

May ‘2018

Inception Meeting

The first convening of the IISA Taskforce on the 3rd of May.

Potential members were provided a formal introduction to the initiative and an overview of the local landscape. Sir Ronald Cohen provided international context by discussing Global Initiatives in Impact Investing and the Task Force was formally constituted.




Jun’2018

1st Plenary

The first Plenary session of the IISA Taskforce held on the 26th of June.

Members convened to discuss Taskforce Terms of Reference, Governance arrangements and Working Groups.




Aug ‘2018

1st Working Group Meeting

The first Working Group meeting of the IISA Taskforce held on the 2nd of August.

Members deliberated further on working group focus areas, timelines and administrative arrangements.

 

 




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CONTACT DETAILS

Bertha Centre – www.gsb.uct.ac.za   Tel: +27 21 406 1033   Email: innovativefinance@gsb.uct.ac.za