Asia Pacific Impact Investment workshop
The United Nations ESCAP together with the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG) and the British Council will host the Asia Pacific Impact Investment workshop from 22-23 February 2018 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The purpose of the workshop is to support policy makers in the Asia-Pacific region to formulate and implement effective policies and strategies to foster social enterprise and social impact investment.
On 27th February 2017, The British Council and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) signed a collaborative agreement to promote the growth of social enterprise and social impact investment across the Asia-Pacific region as a means of supporting progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The aim of the agreement is to cooperate to provide research, analysis, training, policy dialogues and offer guidance to support policy makers and other stakeholders to formulate and implement policies and strategies that foster social enterprise and create enabling environments for social impact investment.