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Impact Investing

Understand an investment approach that intentionally seeks to create both financial return and measurable positive social or environmental impact. By gaining an overview of the current landscape of impact investing, you will learn how you can play a role in the emerging sector. You will also gain a deep understanding of the subject by analyzing the range of investing and funding approaches used by impact investors.

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Skip to 0 minutes and 6 seconds We’re innovating through impact investment To create a revolution An evolution in thought  but a revolution in means To improve lives and the planet

Skip to 0 minutes and 22 seconds Social impact is about how can we make the world a better place in measurable ways

Skip to 0 minutes and 31 seconds Impact investing is a 150 billion dollar global industry and commanding increasing attention all across the world  and especially in India

Skip to 0 minutes and 40 seconds In this 4 week online course You have the opportunity to enter the world of impact investing And participate in the impact revolution You’ll hear directly from investors who have achieved both financial returns and positive impact We will walk you through real examples  and highlight case studies of the financial instruments  used in impact investing

Skip to 1 minute and 6 seconds Join us and learn how to build a world we all want to live in 

What topics will you cover?

  • The financial instruments and techniques used to fund social enterprises
  • Impact measurement components, tools and frameworks
  • The current market trends and key players of the impact investing ecosystem
  • The current challenges in impact investing and how to unlock opportunities to invest in social and environmental impact
  • The relevant skills required to get a job in the impact investment industry

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You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Identify a range of investing and funding approaches used by leading impact investors
  • Investigate different financial instruments and techniques used to fund social enterprises
  • Explore current market trends and key players of the impact investing ecosystem
  • Identify the different components of impact measurement
  • Explore the relationship between risk, return and impact

Who is the course for?

This course is for financial and social sector professionals, and anyone interested to learn more about the promise and potential for impact investing.

Who will you learn with?

Jeremy is the Founding Director of the Jindal Centre for Social Innovation + Entrepreneurship (JSiE), an award-winning social impact centre at O.P. Jindal Global University.

Kartik, a pioneer in the impact investment industry, is the Executive Director of Asha Impact, one of India's leading impact investment and policy advocacy platforms.

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Who developed the course?

Jindal Centre for Social Innovation + Entrepreneurship

The Jindal Centre for Social Innovation + Entrepreneurship (JSiE) is an award-winning social impact centre at O.P. Jindal Global University located in North India.

Asha Impact

Asha Impact is an impact investment and policy advocacy platform for business leaders to make investments and provide strategic support to scale the most innovative social enterprises in India.

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