34 countries come together to promote impact finance in the world. At OGR a public event on the evolution of social impact in public and private policies to catalyze new economic models for the benefit of all.
From May 23 to 25, 2022, Turin will host the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment Leadership Meeting, the annual meeting of the national Advisory Boards of the various member countries of the network.
The Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG) is an independent movement established in 2015 to expand globally on the work done by the Social Impact Investment Task Force (SIIT), which was formed in 2013 under the UK Presidency of the G8. Through its National Advisory Board, the GSG represents 34 countries, with a mission to promote impact finance around the world. It brings together key players in the international impact ecosystem, from finance to social entrepreneurship, from philanthropy to the public sector.
This year, the GSG Leadership Meeting will be held in Italy in beautiful Turin, the Italian capital of social innovation, thanks to the activation of a partnership between Social Impact Agenda per l’Italia, the Italian network of impact finance and national Advisory Board of GSG, and Torino Social Impact, an innovative territorial public-private alliance that implements social impact projects.
During the GSG Leadership Meeting 2022, on Monday, May 23rd, a day of meetings and debates will take place.
A new impact era – The evolution of social impact in public and private policy to catalyze new economic models for the benefit of all
From 4 pm to 7 pm, OGR will host the public event: A NEW IMPACT ERA. The evolution of social impact in public and private policy to catalyze new economic models for the benefit of all.
Two international panels are scheduled, coordinated respectively by Mario Calderini, Politecnico di Milano, Spokesperson for Torino Social Impact and Rosemary Addis, GSG Ambassador, which will be followed by a fireside chat by Sir Ronald Cohen, GSG President, interviewed by Maurizio Molinari, Director la Repubblica. To conclude, a dialogue between Giovanna Melandri, President of Social Impact Agenda per l’Italia, and Laura Castelli, Vice Minister of Economy and Finance.
The event will be opened by Michela Favaro, Deputy Mayor of Turin, Guido Bolatto, Secretary General of the Turin Chamber of Commerce, Massimo Lapucci, Secretary General of Fondazione Sviluppo e Crescita CRT, CEO Ogr Torino, Paolo Mulassano, Director Impact Innovation and Head of Planet Objective Compagnia di San Paolo.
Speed Networking Session
From 2.00 pm, at Cottino Social Impact Campus, there will be a b2b session between Turin’s impact economy main players and GSG delegates. To organize the agenda, interested persons are asked to identify the delegates they wish to meet and to indicate their preferences in the form.
Turin is among the best territories to seize the opportunities arising from the affirmation of the entrepreneurial and financial paradigm of the impact economy. A very dynamic ecosystem with a scale suitable for the experimentation of solid scientific, technological and industrial skills; a third sector very strong and open to innovation, social incubators and accelerators; important capital oriented to social impact; international organizations dedicated to global social challenges; a strong orientation to corporate social responsibility; propensity for social innovation of public administrations; ability to create a system between public, private and third sectors.