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ANDE SA Webinar: Investing with impact during the COVID-19 crisis
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ANDE SA Webinar: Investing with impact during the COVID-19 crisis

5/28/2020
When: 28 May 2020
14:00 - 15:00 SAST
Contact: Kingsley Mphahlele

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ANDE SA Webinar: Investing with impact during the COVID-19 crisis
28 May 2020 (14:00 - 15:00 SAST)
Online - Zoom

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Impact Investors, Foundations, Funders and Philanthropists have vital roles to play in responding to the COVID-19 crisis and helping to build resiliency for their investment portfolios. As impact investors consider how to respond to the COVID-19 crisis, impact investors need to allocate their capital towards the social, economic and environmental changes post COVID-19.

Ashburton Investments, and the ANDE SA team invite you to a webinar focused on how Impact Investors are meeting their client needs. During this virtual discussion, Heather Jackson will share her passion about the potential for impact investing to offer sustainable solutions to the many social challenges brought by the pandemic.

 

When: 28 May 2020

Time: 14:00 – 15:00 SAST

Where: Online - Zoom: https://aspeninst.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YFHxSUwKRb256vdlD1M7_w

 

Speakers

Heather Jackson, Head of Specialist Credit Reporting at Ashburton Investments

Heather Jackson is Head of Specialist Credit Reporting at Ashburton Investments and has 26 years of capital market experience. She is a member of the executive committee of Ashburton Investments that also coordinates and drives the overall impact investing strategy for the FirstRand Group. She is deeply involved in advocacy and remains the founding chair since 2008 of the Responsible Investing subcommittee at the Association for Savings and Investment in South Africa (ASISA) as well as a member of ASISA Savings and Infrastructure Committee and was a founding member of CRISA. She is currently chair of the ANDE SA Chapter (Aspen Network for Development Entrepreneurs) which promotes SGB’s and contributes to many initiatives such as the South African National Advisory Board initiative. In addition, she participates regularly in National Treasury's Sustainable Finance Working Group (an IFC program) as well as their Working Group on Municipal Finance. Heather is a frequent presenter to post graduate students in South Africa (UCT GSB, Bertha, GIBS) and abroad (University of Amsterdam and Oxford SAID Business School) on impact investing. In 2016 invited to speak at 3 international conferences: The UN Habitat III (Ecuador) on municipal finance, the ANDE Conference (Washington), and the UNDP Impact Summit (Nairobi).

We hope to see you there!