26 Apr '11, 9pm

Is #ImpactInvesting gaining popularity with commercial banks? @SOCAPeurope attracts mainstream financial institutions

Is #ImpactInvesting gaining popularity with commercial banks? @SOCAPeurope attracts mainstream financial institutions

AMSTERDAM, Apr. 26 /CSRwire/ - SOCAP/Europe today announced that its upcoming social capital conference in Amsterdam is drawing much more interest from established financial institutions than previous editions of SOCAP - highlighting that mainstream capital is ready to join the rapidly expanding movement around impact investing. The change in attitude is highlighted by the decision of ABN AMRO Bank, one of the oldest Dutch financial institutions, to join SOCAP/Europe as a conference sponsor. Other pioneers already participating are Triodos Bank, Stichting DOEN, Root Capital, UnLtd, Skøll, LGT Venture Philanthropy, Blue Orchard Finance, responsAbility and Omidyar Network - and about 100 global social entrepreneurs. "Impact investing is a trend that will continue to grow and we would like to act as a partner, advisor and facilitator for our clients and address their impact i...

Full article: http://www.csrwire.com/press_releases/32090-SOCAP-Europe-...

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