Program: 2nd Latin American Impact Investing Forum
- Grantee Location: Mexico City
- Focus Area: Social Impact Investment
- Geographic Focus: Latin America
- Amount: $5,000 USD
- Partners: WK Kellogg Foundation, Inter-American Development Bank, Fundación Avina, Fundemex, Promotora Social México, A.C., Halloran Philanthropies, World Resources Institute and Artemisia, among others.
Statement of Purpose
This forum was a catalytic event, advancing the vibrant impact investing movement in Latin America. The activities and structure of the event were designed to encourage investment and partnerships to support initiatives across the region. It served as an opportunity to celebrate achievements of the private sector and investors in favor of sustainable development and conservation of ecosystems. The event brought together leading investors, entrepreneurs, foundations, technical assistance providers and other related stakeholders in Latin America.
By establishing key partnerships and alliances with organizations that promote entrepreneurship and economic development, the USMF is an active player in the formation of an ecosystem where impact investments are successful in Mexico.