LOCAL PROSPERITY BREAKOUT: Unleashing the Power of Community Capital

November 23, 2017
3:40 pm  -  3:50 pm

A coalition of community investment funds in B.C., are pursuing a strategy to unleash the $4.5 billion plus in annual private investment for communities to create social, economic, and environmental benefits, while also paying a private return to investors. The Vancouver Island Community Investment Co-op is one of these models of community impact investing, adapted from best practices in other places. This presentation will give you a snapshot of the approaches being used, and the policies needed to enable them.

Session Category :  Breakout Sessions