The GIIN, together with The Abraaj Group and Bank of America Merrill Lynch, hosted a day-long convening of several hundred senior leaders during the United Nations General Assembly week in New York. Participants discussed how scaling impact investing can address the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges, such as those laid out in the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
GIIN Co-founder and CEO Amit Bouri presented opening remarks about the GIIN’s view of the future for the industry. Watch this soundbite to hear Amit speak about the role that various stakeholders can play in scaling impact investing in order to drive change in the capital markets, preserve the planet, and fuel social progress.
View the full transcript of Amit Bouri’s remarks here: thegiin.org/assets/Scaling%20Impact%20Investing_Opening%20Remarks%20by%20Amit%20Bouri_webfile.pdf
Date: September 18, 2017