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New Summit to Focus on Smart Investments

JANUARY 9, 2013 - 9:00 AM to JANUARY 10, 2013 - 5:00 PM ET

Austin, TX

Innovative investment approaches will be the focus of a new summit event – IMPACT Texas – taking place in Austin in January. Experts will share creative methods for providing financial support to organizations and entrepreneurs that are working on environmental issues and social solutions with an ultimate purpose of building strong, sustainable and well-capitalized investment markets. The goal is to leverage resources and address social problems through innovative financial and social solutions.

Speakers will include representatives from the Aspen Institute, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Ford Foundation, Harvard University’s Institute for Responsible Investment, Social Capital Markets and more. The following topics will be covered as well as many others:

  • Foundations of Impact Investing
  • Measuring Financial and Social Returns
  • Linking Community Health and Wealth
  • Investing in Places and People
  • Sector-Based Investment Strategies
  • Investing for Impact: Goals and Constraints
  • Emerging Capital Structures

Learn more about the summit here