a2iTalk - The Promise of Impact Investing

Who: Christian Rosenholm, Senior Professional for Sector Economics and Development Impact, IFC
When: Friday, April 26th, 2019 from 8.30AM – 10AM
Where: Confederation of Danish Industry, H. C. Andersens Boulevard 18, Copenhagen
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Seats are limited – with first come, first served. Sign up deadline is April 17th


Join us on Friday, April 26th from 8.30 AM to 10.00 AM, and be inspired by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) - a member of the World Bank Group - as they provide clarity on how to establish a common global discipline on investing for impact.

The impact investment market is growing rapidly. Since 2013 the market has grown by nearly 500%, reaching $228 billion USD in 2018, as it continues to attract stakeholders from the public-, civil- and financial sector and foundation communities looking for sustainable ways to generate and support beneficial development in low-income countries.

In Denmark, however, investors, foundations, NGOs and the private sector is still struggling to harness the opportunities related to impact investments.

At the a2iTalk, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) – a member of the World Bank Group – will share key findings from the April released report: Creating Impact, the promise of Impact Investing and will inform about their efforts to promote impact investing for development through the launch of: Investing for Impact: Operating Principles for Impact Management, IFC has brought together a global group of leading asset man-agers, asset owners, development financial institutions and specialist funds to define end-to-end principles for investing in impact.

As a member of the core taskforce that drafted the impact investing report and developed the operating principles, Christian Rosenholm, Senior Professional for Sector Economics and Development Impact, will draw an outline of how participants can use these principles to catalyze impact investment.

The a2iTalk is organized by access2innovation in collaboration with Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) and the “Fra Filantropi til Forretning” initiative.

CURRICULUM VITAE – Christian Rosenholm
As Senior Professional for Sector Economics and Development Impact at IFC, Christian Rosenholm supervises the demand-driven evaluation program across industries and geographies with around 20 evaluations completed every year. Christian has been the focal point for IFC Private Equity Fund investments, leading the operationalization of IFC’s new Impact management framework AIMM and impact assessment of Private Equity Fund investments. Previously Christian was the IFC regional result measurement specialist in East Asia and the Pacific within Sustainable Business Advisory. He also has experience from a range of development organizations and consulting companies.

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