The Nigerian Capital Development Fund has announced its impact investing symposium, scheduled for 2nd week of September in Lagos, Nigeria.
According to the chairman/CEO of Nigerian capital Development Fund, NCDF, Hon. Hareter Babatunde Oralusi, He said, NCDF will be organizing the symposium in partnership with Social Enterprise Academy (SEA), Nigeria.
‘’The impact investing symposium is made for companies, organizations with the intention to generate a measurable, beneficial or environmental impact alongside financial return. The impact of investment will provide capital to address social and environmental issues.
And, Impact investing is incrementally recognized as an existing investment force with the potential for measurement. NCDF Chairman said
Hon. Oralusi, However, stressed that the fundamental goal of impact investing is to help reduce the negative effects of business activity on the social environment.
The symposium is expected to attract major economic players, captains of industries and market leaders in all industries.