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Put purpose in your portfolio

November 6-8, 2019

Why seek only financial gain, when smart investments can do so much more? Smart investments can tackle social problems, unlock new clean technologies and open the door to an economy with impact.

The Social Finance Forum is Canada’s leading event for those who believe profits can be paired with purpose.

Now in its 12th year, the Forum attracts more than 600 investors, entrepreneurs, finance professionals, charity leaders and public service visionaries who are reshaping markets and ensuring that every dollar makes a difference.

 

600+
attendees

 

80+
speakers

 

3
days of programming

 

2
evening receptions

 

What’s happening

Four streams, each featuring high-profile thought leaders, disruptive entrepreneurs and groundbreaking ideas.

SOCIAL FINANCE AT THE GRASSROOTS

Explore how social finance connects to people and empowers communities through bottom-up and place-based models.

FINDING THE RIGHT TRANSACTION

Impact investing is a rapidly growing market – opportunities are plentiful, but the rules are complex. Join us to learn how you can get involved. Investors will be empowered with knowledge and insights to navigate this expanding field.

MEASURING IMPACT

Learn about the latest innovations in measurement and valuation for risk-return-impact. You’ll come away with tools, case studies and lessons for quantifying the good being created.

TECH FOR GOOD

Discover the entrepreneurs and technologies that are accelerating our progress toward the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Canada and abroad.

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Featured speakers

+ many more to be announced!

 

 

Who you'll meet at Social Finance Forum

Major banks, investment funds & angel investors

Global thought leaders

Social entrepreneurs

Government representatives & educators

What people are saying

Social Finance Forum was a perfect opportunity to meet and chat with folks in the industry. I always love the energy of the event.
Jory Cohen, Director of Social Finance & Investment Inspirit Foundation
So great to see Social Finance Forum was so well attended – and there were lots of new faces.
Bill Young Social Capital Partners
The Social Finance Forum provided me the perfect opportunity to meet like-minded individuals with whom I could explore my passion and ideas. I met truly remarkable individuals and landed my current job with Corporate Knights after sharing research I did during my master's degree with their CEO.
Maury Rubin Corporate Knights
The Social Finance Forum brought together the best and brightest from Canada and beyond. The format was just right to hear relevant content while also making many useful connections.
Benjamin Overton Thomson Reuters Foundation
The Social Finance Forum is a great event with lots of great people and conversations!
Serge LeVert-Chiasson, Senior Partner, Managing Director of Operations & CCO Sarona Asset Management
The Social Finance Forum was expertly executed. I was extremely impressed with the quality of content, the venue, the hospitality and attention to detail. To all involved, well done!
Machelle Denison Strong Start® Charitable Organization

Thank you to our sponsors

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Position yourself as a leader in this high-focus, rapidly growing sector

Network with recognized leaders in the field of social finance

Increase your brand exposure through ads, our events’ extensive social media reach and on-site signage

Promote your company’s products, initiatives and social finance platforms to an engaged audience

 

To learn more, please contact Khilola Zakhidova at socialfinanceforum@marsdd.com.

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