Description

The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) is a community that holds strong impact investment values and its mission is to promote financing decisions based on social and environmental factors. They provide resources to understand and implement impact investing management through measurement tools and peer learning.

With membership, you'll gain access to a large global community where investors are pursuing the same goal: positively impact the world with their investment decisions beyond profits.

You can join by paying a yearly fee of $5,500 and access to virtual and in-person events to discuss industry best practices and work in each other's portfolios. GIIN also offers training programs and forums for learning management skills while you meet fellow investors from all over the world.

Even if you're not a member yet, you can access a resource center to find guidance and case studies to learn how to impact the world with your investment decisions.

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Details
  • Membership: Paid Community
  • Founders:

    Amit Bouri

  • Online Group: Yes
  • Online Platform: Own Platform
  • Job board: No
  • Language: English
  • Method: In Person, Virtual
Benefits

Resources:
GIIN provides tools, guidance, and resources to help investors with metrics while impact management is implemented in their everyday operating practices. Visit the Research Center for finding the latest information about market activities and trends, performance, and practices. You can learn with the case studies and deeply involve in impact investment.

Local and global networking:
Participate in a community of impact investors and stakeholders to learn from each others' portfolios and seek new opportunities. Members meet in virtual and in-person events to share researches, practices, and industry tools.

Training programs:
GIIN offers two training sessions, both virtually and in-person to learn how to implement industry best practices and work with metrics. You'll work in small groups of learners and find the best investment strategies through collaborative support.

Price
  • Yearly Cost
    $5,500
Included in Free Version

You can learn with the case studies and access the Research Center for finding the latest information about market activities, trends, performance, and practices. There's also a step-by-step guide available for impact investment fund managers and a podcast to discuss the future of capitalism.

Requirements

You need to fill a form and wait until the team decides if you're eligible for membership.

Place
Meetings

Members meet in the GIIN Forum, a world-class global gathering of impact investors to engage, share insights and discover new opportunities to grow in the market. Within the forum, you'll find all of the crucial elements of the world's impact ecosystem together in one place and promote social and environmental sustainability.

Learning Events

You'll be able to participate in virtual and in-person events to discuss impact investments approaches, learn and build your portfolios along with the members.

You can also be part of workstreams where you can highlight your work on a specific topic such as climate investing or frontier finance. Within these groups, you'll find people working in the same field and new opportunities to expand your network.

Networking Events

GIIN's membership gives access to a network of like-minded investors and leaders who share experiences to promote collaborative learning.
The community also provides a Faith-Based Investors Hub which is a space for faith-based investors where they can engage in peer learning and discuss new opportunities.

Content Library

GIIN offers a guide for impact investment funds for learning how to identify investors, find investee companies or create fund management teams. Find tutorials and videos to learn about the most common industry resources.

Courses/Cohorts

GIIN offers two specialized training sessions to improve the capital-raising potential and deployment capacity of impact investors. You can opt for an in-person course in the United States or a virtual self-guided resource.

Courses are focused on building practical skills rather than deeply studying theory.

Impact/ESG

The organization is dedicated to impacting investing and provides resources for individuals and companies to make decisions based on the measurable social and environmental impact. They support climate change investors and offer free guides to invest wisely.

Quote

"It's great to have goals, but if we can't measure attainment to them, then what's the point? That's why I'm now following @theGIIN
(Global Impact Investing Network) who sponsors systems like IRIS+ that help orgs translate their intentions into real impact results." -Rachel W.

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