Conference – The Trillion Dollar Challenge: A New Business Model for Investing in Social Impact and Development

Course Overview

  • Programming Partner: New America


    We are witnessing a paradigm shift in how the world finances solutions to global challenges. Development institutions are working with both the private sector and large public funds to mobilize capital to advance their objectives. At the same time, large asset owners are recognizing how strategic investments in social impact can reduce volatility and enhance risk-adjusted returns over the long-term.

    This session at the Concordia Summit 2016 focused on how sovereign funds, institutional asset owners, and policymakers can harness new investment strategies to achieve positive social outcomes alongside attractive financial returns.

    Introductory Remarks:

    Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter, President & CEO, New America


    Rana Foroohar, Assistant Managing Editor, TIME Magazine


    Afsaneh Beschloss, Founder & CEO, The Rock Creek Group

    Scott Kalb, Chairman, Sovereign Investor Institute

    Fiona Reynolds, Managing Director, United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment

    Terry Tamminen, CEO, The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

    Dr. Tomicah Tillemann, Director, Bretton Woods II, New America

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