What are Social Impact Bonds?

Community agencies are facing funding reductions. Governments are looking to cut spending. Funding to scale effective community innovations can be virtually impossible to find. Can social impact bonds help? If you’ve heard of social impact bonds and want to know what they are and their potential application to fund innovative community services, this webinar is for you.

Join our expert panelists as they explain the facts about social impact bonds. Learn what these innovative bonds are, how they can be used, and consider the limits and concerns about their potential application.

Webinar presenters:

Margie Mendell | Concordia University :
Dr. Mendell is Associate Professor and Vice-Principal of the School of Community and Public Affairs at Concordia University. Her current areas of research and teaching include the social economy, alternative investment strategies, comparative community economic development, and economic democracy.

Christian Novak, FMA | Frontier Markets Advisors :
Christian has over 20 years of experience in the financial sector, including more than 10 years of experience in impact investments and sustainable development projects. He has authored several papers and has been an active speaker on impact investing.

This webinar was held on February 25th, 2013.

For more information and to access the recording VISIT THE CANADIAN CED NETWORK.

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