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Scaling Impact Investing: Are the Sustainable Development Goals Attainable?

In this plenary session, Royal Philips CEO Frans van Houten, Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore, LADOL CEO Amy Jadesimi and Financial Times US Managing Editor Gillian Tett discuss attaining the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the forum on ‘Scaling Impact Investing‘, 18 September 2017. The forum, co-hosted by The Abraaj Group, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and GIIN brought together over 400 senior-leaders in the impact investing space to discuss how to take impact investing to scale and the market dynamics driving these efforts.

The session covers how the SDGs have captured global interest across sectors and industry players. Yet, how will those pursuing these herculean goals know when success is achieved? In a candid conversation with global CEOs, the panelists discuss the opportunities and challenges to tackling the sustainable development goals across multiple sectors.