Mining Innovation: Creating opportunities for growth and sustainability
- Mars Discovery District, Toronto ON
What’s the Deal? SIB Investor Insights
Thursday, June 12, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (EDT)
Please join us on June 12, 2014 at 10 a.m (EDT) for “What’s the Deal?”, our first SIB Investor Insights webinar as we welcome speakers:
The marketplace for social impact bonds (SIBs) is continuing to develop, as SIBs become recognized as instruments that can innovatively bring together investors, social-service providers and governments. Service providers are making progress in advancing their SIB business cases for their most promising interventions.
Governments are taking steps in the procurement process for outcome contracts, exemplified by the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment’s recent call for SIB concepts and proposals. Most recently and very promisingly, the Government of Saskatchewan launched Canada’s first SIB in partnership with Conexus Credit Union and EGADZ Youth Centre.
With this flurry of recent activity as a backdrop, the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing is pleased to open up extensive engagement with investors on SIBs, in “What’s the Deal?”, our first SIB Investor Insights webinar.
Note: You may also access audio via your phone as well but please note, the conference line can accommodate up to 80 phone-in participants. If you are connecting via your phone, please call in at 9:55 a.m. (EDT). If the phone line is full when you call-in, audio will be available via your computer. Should you have technical difficulties during the webinar, please email Jared Walker, Communications Associate (email@example.com) for assistance.
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MaRS Discovery District (@MaRSDD), in Toronto is one of the world’s largest urban innovation hubs. MaRS cultivates high-impact ventures and equips innovators to drive economic and societal prosperity. MaRS provides expert advice and market research, and makes connections to talent, customers and capital. MaRS startup clients have created 6,500 jobs and, in the last three years alone, they have raised $1 billion in capital and generated $500 million in revenue.
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