July 11, 2017
The GSG Impact Summit 2017 was held in Chicago from 10-11 July. [Source: GSG]AIP Foundation’s President and Founder, Greig Craft, joined leaders from the impact investment community for the GSG Impact Summit 2017 held in Chicago, Illinois. Key themes discussed over the course of the summit included the current state of the impact investment sector globally and strategies for creating further impact by 2020.
The Global Social Impact Investment Steering Group (GSG) was established in August 2015 as the successor to the Social Impact Investment Taskforce, which was originally created by the Group of Eight (G8). GSG brings together leaders from finance, business, and philanthropy from across the globe, as well as government officials and its network organizations that are actively supporting impact investing initiatives. The GSG is working to increase momentum by promoting a unified view of impact investment and facilitating knowledge exchanges.