Impact Investment – Mobilizing Responsible Investment and Sustainable Technology

Course

Self-paced e-learning

UN Partner

Offered by

United Nations Industrial Development Organization

World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies

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Level
Introductory
Language
English
French
Chinese
Region
World
Venue
Online
Certificate
Yes

Course summary

The online course is a four module training and it is aimed at assisting impact investors, particularly from investment promotion agencies (IPAs) to be sensitized on the importance of impact investing as an emerging investment category.

About this course

It is important for impact investors to develop their activities in the countries and sectors most in need to make a more significant contribution to investment additionality. In view of the emerging importance of impact investment, investment promotion institutions (IPIs), need to consider alternative forms of investment that can be attracted to their economies. This training is aimed to sensitize IPIs particularly representatives from investment promotion agencies (IPAs) about the importance of impact investing as an emerging investment category. The aim of the training is to assist participants to explore how and why it is important to understand the fundamentals of impact investing, as well as to introduce aspects of the broad-based, state-of-the-art methodology aimed to measure its impact keeping in mind a wider SDG compliance framework.

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Target audience

  • Impact investors
  • Investment Promotion Agencies
  • Private sector associations

Learning objectives

  • To assist participants to explore how and why it is important to understand the fundamentals of impact investing;
  • To introduce aspects of the broad-based, state-of-the-art methodology aimed to measure its impact keeping in mind a wider SDG compliance framework.