Sustainability theme 11
Back to Sustainability

Impact - why it is important, and why now?

This webinar was recorded in December 2023

59m, 30s - 1 CPD (Unstructured - members only)

Rebecca MacDonald, Managing Director, Head of Investment Management, Big Society Capital and Quyen Tran, Global Head of Impact Investing, BlackRock join Will Goodhart, Chief Executive, CFA UK to discuss the growing world of impact investing, and why it’s so important to sharpen your skills to invest sustainably, successfully. Learn: 

  • What impact investing is, and why there is growing momentum towards it 
  • How the definition of impact investment changes when investing for impact in public markets 
  • What separates impact investing from ESG, and how they compliment each other 
  • The crucial skills and techniques you can learn to invest for positive returns and positive outcomes 
  • Why CFA UK’s new Certificate in Impact Investing has been created to help you invest with impact 


Related Content



Incorporating climate change into public equity investing

Freddie Woolfe, Global Sustainable Equities Analyst, outlines the best strategies and frameworks for holding companies to account on climate change.



The opportunity to drive returns through sustainable inclusive property investments

Michele Giddens, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Bridges gives you a crash course in using real estate to drive attractive returns and meaningful outcomes



The nuts and bolts of taking the Certificate in Impact Investing

Hear from candidates who have already taken the Certificate in Impact Investing about what it is, what you could learn and the opportunities for your career.



Impact investing in public markets

Successful impact investor Michael O’Leary explains how you can make sustainable, ethical decisions that drive positive change.



From ESG to impact: what it means for investment, measuring and reporting

Clara Barby, CEO of the Impact Management Project, uses data to show how you can turn ESG investing into tangible impact.



CFA UK Certificate in Impact Investing: training and learning with the GIIN

With the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), find out how you can learn to invest for impact, and how CFA UK’s new Certificate in Impact Investing can help.



Impact investing - private equity and the circular economy

Learn the key tools and frameworks you can use to assess impact investing strategies, and how impact and the circular economy can go hand-in-hand.