News & Commentary

CEO update

Despite our annual breaks, it has been an eventful time for IIN with lots of new members and a rapidly growing pipeline. News of what we are doing has spread wide with new Investor interest from the US and Isreal.

And right on cue, we are very proud to announce that we have won the ‘Recognised Leaders in Social Investing Award 2018’. This is a testament to both the new model and our new investment team – thanks, everyone!

On the 5th September, we ran our Living Sustainably event focussing on the challenges and solutions to creating a Zero Waste Society. Another sold out event, thanks to all our speakers.

We are delighted to be able to introduce you to a new website developed by one of our partners. is a new platform to celebrate those organisations supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals and is a great marketing tool. Why not sign up for free today.

Folk India

Folk India a social enterprise with a registered presence in India and UK.

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Irish Business Enterprise

IBE our new business partner, provides top business to business services for companies across Merseyside and Ireland who wish to work alongside each other to grow and prosper together.

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Dates for your diary

The Good Capital Conference and Exhibition – Making money a force for good

Formerly known as ESG For Investment – The Good Capital conference is dedicated to partnering global Sustainable Enterprises, Environmental Innovators and Social Entrepreneurs with providers of Responsible and Impact Capital to accelerate positive change for People and Planet. Keynote Presentations, Panel Discussions and hundreds of 1-2-1 meetings make The Good Capital Conference an unrivalled platform for Sustainability Stakeholders to meet and do business in one place, at one time.

When: 13th – 14th November 2018

Where: Frontier Exchange, Kennington, Park Business Centre, 1-3 Brixton Road, London, SW9 6DE

Membership Networking – Internal Market – Christmas Drinks

A celebration of the year.

When: 29th November – 6.00pm – 8.30pm

Where: London – venue TBC

Member spotlight

Symbiotics is the leading market access platform for impact investing. Central to Symbiotics’s approach is to contribute to sustainable development in emerging and frontier markets by providing traditionally underserved businesses with increased access to capital and financial services. We aim to do this by offering specialised investment solutions (our platform for impact bonds, investment funds, tailor-made advisory/ discretionary/blended finance mandates) that connect socially responsible investors to micro-, small and medium enterprises and to value chain development projects in emerging and frontier markets.

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