Proceeding from UN strategy the next 10 years were declared as the period for small farmers development. Major goals are reducing poverty and improving global food security. Small family farming, besides of poverty and food control, can also be a key to reaching some global goals: gender equality, good health and well-being, sustainable community growth, […]
Launched in May 2020, the Response, Recovery, and Resilience Investment Coalition (R3 Coalition) aims to streamline impact investing efforts that will address the large-scale social and economic consequences of COVID-19. This industry-wide initiative is a collaboration across prominent impact investing networks and is supported by a group of leading foundations. Speakers for this session will represent the range of stakeholders participating in the R3 Coalition to share motivations for coming together, unexpected challenges and pivots in operationalizing the R3 Coalition, and progress achieved to date. Speakers also will share reflections on their outlook for how impact investments can strengthen recovery and build more resilient and equitable communities to better face future crises.
- Amit Bouri, CEO, Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) OR Katrina Ngo, Senior Manager, Strategic Partnerships, GIIN
- Meredith Shields, Managing Director of Impact Investing, Sorenson Impact Foundation
- Naina Batra, Chairperson and CEO, AVPN
- Additional speakers TBD