Time to deliver: Mobilising private capital at scale for people and planet.
“The total savings and wealth of the world are more than enough to provide the financing needed for the ambitious climate goals. The challenge is how can we connect those savings to the solutions. I am honoured to be part of the ITF. We tap into our collective passion and expertise in global finance to make it happen.”
Vice President and Treasurer
The World Bank
“Tri Hita Karana is Balinese for three ways to Happiness aligned with UN SDGs. President Jokowi of Indonesia believes in triple happiness impact through the harmony of people, planet and spirit. THK Investors Unite in Diversity invite all to align, blend, change the DNA of enterprises, funds, governments for Happiness Impact. We invite G7 Impact Investment Taskforce to join Indonesia on its aspiration to co-found a global blended finance and innovation institute and center of future knowledge on the road to Bali G20 2022."
"The importance of accelerating towards fair economies cannot be overstated. We live in a highly connected world and our problems are often shared. The ongoing pandemic, amongst many other examples, has clearly shown us that.
When social and economic stability is threatened, the political and investment environment itself is at risk. Governments and businesses must work together to build an equitable world. This is what makes the work of the ITF necessary and it gives me hope that together, we can solve any problems that face humanity."
Founder & CEO
The Chair Centre Group
“The recommended move from voluntary to mandatory reporting on climate will be crucial to avoid climate disaster, and I am hopeful that G7 governments will acknowledge this and act accordingly. The will of investors is there, capital flows are already shifting, but government action is needed to move impact from differentiator to the new normal.”
Cilia Holmes Indahl
“I hope the work of the G7 Impact Taskforce can support the endorsement by the next G7 and G20 meetings in 2022 of the current process of establishing global ESG standards, as we urgently need to rewrite the DNA of finance and economics.”
Former CEO, Danone
Partner, Astanor Ventures
“Before the pandemic, rising inequalities and climate change were already bringing the world on the Cliff of unsustainably. COVID 19 only exacerbated the situation.
Change is never easy. Time is now for global leadership, public or and private, to resolutely commit to strong engagements on transparency and on sustainability standards harmonization across financial markets.
Acceleration and scaling up of impact investment is also essential to reconcile climate and social goals around the world. This a call to action for a Just Transition and this what the ITF is all about.”
Fiera Capital Corporation
“We can raise expectations of scale and impact for impact investing. Investors are putting more money into fixing global problems, so we have moved past the need to make the case. Problems, however, are growing faster than solutions, and people all over the world are demanding actual outcomes. The right public policies can accelerate the scale and alignment of investment with impact, making it easier and clearer for investors to act for the urgent solutions the world needs.”
Maria Emilia Correa
Founder & CEO, Courageous Capital Advisors
LLC and Board Member & Lead Expert, Impact Investing InstituteFind out more »
"Trillions of dollars are entrusted to us. We in the investment community need to do more with this capital. The findings of the G7 Impact Taskforce illuminate the path forward, the roadmap to profit with purpose. There’s no longer any excuse as humans or as fiduciaries.
Investment strategies focused on social and climate impact have outperformed, generating strong returns and mitigating risks. With the right governmental support, we can back businesses that serve 4 billion low income people looking to rise from poverty into security. We can help all of humanity, avoid climate catastrophe, instability and inequality. We know the pathway now let’s walk the walk."
Founder & CEO
“We cannot reach 2030 and look back to regret the lack of ambition we should have today to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This decade will require transformations that will affect many sectors and society. We must ensure that it happens in an orderly, decisive, just and inclusive manner. It is therefore time to increase ambition. Not only aim for “net zero” as an endpoint. A credible trajectory to net zero is needed, transparently reviewing progress. SDG finance is a great tool to be enhanced, because there is no more a trade-off between what generates business value and is SDG aligned”.
CEO & General Manager
“I am very delighted to see the birth of a common navigation system that will guide our journey towards a transparent and accountable impact economy. It is important to recognize that we are starting with a shared vision, with the details that can always be modified as we progress. This is a bold step because the work of G7 ITF speaks not only to the private sector, but also to the governments and regulators of various jurisdictions in a single powerful voice. It is powerful enough to move the needle in my country."
Chairman & CEO
Korean Standards Association