Highlights from the 2019 GIIN Investor Forum - Day 2

The 2019 Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) Investor Forum highlights its Day 2 event, which includes participants, speakers, and sponsors that brought their expertise to the Forum.

The Day 2 highlights include: Fiduciary duty and impact by Ross Piper, CEO, Christian Super and Prudential's Mark Grier; Measuring progress toward the SDGs by Katherine Brown, World Economic Forum; Deep Dive Session - Institutional investors finding high-impact assets in emerging markets by Alan Rousso, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); and IRIS+ Workshop by Roshni Bandesha, Leapfrog Investments.

The Day 2 Forum also features fireside chat with Jim Sorenson and Naina Subberwal Batra, and a closing panel that includes Vineet Rai of Aavishkaar.

Sapna Shah, Managing Director of the GIIN and this year's GIIN Investor Forum Chairperson, gave a motivational call to action her closing remarks. Read the Entire Article


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