The Impact Investing National Task Force is a cross sectoral initiative aimed at building the eco-system in order to accelerate the deployment of capital that optimises financial, social and environmental returns.
Achieve socio-economic justice in South Africa by building an inclusive and sustainable economy.
Increase the deployment of capital that optimises financial, social and environmental returns.
Increase supply of capital
Grow pipeline of investable opportunities
Improve match between capital and investable opportunities
Create enabling environment to facilitate deployment
Impact capital is supplied by a spectrum of investors and used by non-profit and for profit entities to create social and environmental impact
• Identify key levers that will accelerate growth of market
• Articulate and advocate for recommendations
• Share learnings with international audience
• Put forward recommendations to Task Force
• Provide research support within field of expertise
• Provide conduit to organisation and similar market players
• Action recommendations
• Document process
• Provide research support and guidance
• Link to international best practice
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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.
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.
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.
Meeting Agenda & Presentation
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