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Social investments – from niche to a billion

Social investments and saving products are growing in France by double digits thanks to the increased demand. All employees are offered social investment options for their pension savings. How did that market develop? On May 9 Impact Invest Scandinavia organised a seminar for its members, hosted by SPP at their headoffice, with the purpose to broaden the discussion in Sweden on social financing. As inspiration we had invited two international speakers, Cyrille Langendorff from Crédit Cooperatif in France and Mika Pyykkö from Sitra in Finland to showcase a couple of very different approaches to using financial instruments and building impact ...

Taking impact investing from niche to main stream

In many European countries, impact investing is growing quickly. The G8 countries formed a Social Impact Investment Task Force in 2013 and these countries' governments are involving all sectors to develop this market. In the Nordics, we still do not have a common understanding of how different impact investing tools could benefit social and environmental innovation and where the opportunities are for large investors. France is one of the front-runners and is the only country with a minister for social investments. The focus is here on the individual person saving and investing money, for example for their pension. There are three ways to invest in ...