Impact Investment Summit

We are pleased to again be supporting the annual Impact Investment Summit Asia Pacific, which this year will explore the theme Mainstreaming Impact

Taking place at the International Convention Centre in Sydney on March 30–31, the Summit will feature more than 70 inspiring international and domestic speakers, including our Founding Chair Rosemary Addis, our CEO David Hetherington, and Board members Sally McCutchan and Amanda Miller.
Rosemary will join Jed Emerson, Chief Impact Officer at Alvarium Tiedemann | AlTi in a discussion about this critical moment for impact and purpose of capital. David and Amanda will provide an update on the Government’s Social Impact Investing Taskforce, and Sally will moderate a breakout session on Values Aligned Portfolio Building.

If you’re keen to join the IIA team at the Summit, use the code IIA23 to receive a 10% discount on tickets.

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Gender lens investing webinar for Wealth Managers, Family Offices and Foundations

Following the successful launch of our Roadmap for Australian Investors – How to invest to achieve gender equity, racial equity, diversity and inclusion, we hosted a webinar tailored specifically for Wealth Managers, Family Offices and Foundations. This 40-minute webinar covers:

  • the business case for gender lens investing
  • a whole-of-organisation approach (the 3i Framework)
  • roadmaps for Wealth Managers and Family Offices and Foundations
  • a Q&A with US-based Alison Pyott, Chief Client Service Officer, Partner, and Senior Impact Wealth Manager at Veris Wealth Partners

Change Makers: Refugee Talent

In the second of our Change Makers series we met Nirary Dacho, Co-Founder of Refugee Talent to learn more about the employment platform which is connecting refugees and migrants with employers and enabling the hire of diverse talent in Australia. He was joined by Anthea Smits from TDi and Kath Leong from our Impact Investment Ready panel to talk about the journey from concept to launch and expansion.

Change Makers: Energy Renaissance

In the first of this Change Makers series we met Mark Chilcote, Founder and Managing Director of Energy Renaissance to learn about his journey and vision for a clean energy future. He was joined by Lachlan Edwards from Faraday Associates and Cathy Scalzo our Impact Investment Ready panelist to talk about the highs and lows and celebrate what is possible when you direct creativity and passion towards problems as challenging as Indigenous unemployment and climate change.

Change Makers is a series introducing inspiring Australian social innovators as they shine a light on a new way of business where every dollar invested builds a better world.