Crises remind us that the US economic system often prioritizes short-term financial returns that concentrate wealth over sustainable and inclusive financial growth that addresses long-standing social and economic inequities. The COVID-19 pandemic and the movement for racial justice have shined a spotlight on stark, chronic inequities. Impact investing, which can catalyze social and environmental impact for long-term structural change, is one way to address these inequities.
Join the Urban Institute for a discussion on how impact investing leaders can advance the common good through strategic policy advocacy and engagement. During this event, speakers will present highlights from a new Urban Institute policy brief, “Strategies for Advancing Impact Investing through Public Policy: A Guide for Advocates and Field Leaders.” They will also discuss how impact investing field leaders and advocates can develop and strengthen effective messages and approaches for engaging the federal government as it transitions.