Social enterprise and impact investing events in 2022 | The social enterprise magazine

January 20, 2022

UK Social Value Sectoral Conference

What: The half-day event will host experts in the field of environmental, social and governance (ESG) funds. They will aim to demystify ESG from the point of view of social value and to decipher the risks, opportunities and challenges of the process. They will also discuss the future of ESG and social value.

Which: Open to anyone interested in ESG and social value – discounted tickets are available for Social Value UK members.

Or: In line

Tickets: £ 60- £ 300. Available here

NatWest WISE100 Awards – postponed

What: To rejoin Pioneer Post as we celebrate UK women leaders in social enterprise. Find out who made the NatWest WISE100 list this year and who won the top awards – and mingle with a growing community of inspiring social impact leaders.

Which: Open to everyone – for anyone interested in learning from the brightest and best in social enterprise

Or: To be confirmed

Due to current public health circumstances, this event has been postponed. We will keep you posted with more information in the New Year.

March 24-25, 2022

Euclid Network Summit 2022

What: A conference on social innovation and social entrepreneurship where leaders will “join forces” to meet global challenges, define innovative and sustainable solutions and form partnerships.

Which: For public officials, social enterprise networks, academics, investors and social funds, and impact practitioners

Or: In line

Tickets: More info to come soon

This page is updated regularly – check back soon for more events. To submit yours for review on this list, contact [email protected]

April 5-8, 2022

Skoll World Forum

What: The Skoll World Forum will take place over three days in Oxford, followed by an online-only day of community-led programming. Their 2022 theme is “Face / Forward” – meeting today’s challenges and advancing the solutions needed for a new era – and the program contains a mix of plenary sessions, sessions, networking and good activities. -to be.

Which: For anyone “dedicated to social progress”

Or: Oxford (England) and online

Tickets: Register your interest before December 30, 2021

April 24-27, 2022

Latimpacto annual conference

What: A “disruptive conference with a relaxed atmosphere ”over four days that will bring together impact leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean. He doesn’t promise “boring presentations” or “long speeches” – just “meaningful experiences”.

Which: Open to anyone interested in impact investing

Or: Cartagena de Indias (Colombia); no in-line component

Tickets: Keep an eye on Latimpacto website

May 19-21, 2022

ChangeNow Summit

What: A three-day hybrid ”accelerator eventWhich will highlight concrete and innovative solutions to the world’s problems. ChangeNow describes its summit as the “biggest event on the planet”.

Which: Open to everyone; innovators can also apply now for a place in the ChangeNow Solutions Fair

Or: Paris (France) and online

Tickets: Available now – early bird from € 18 per day; discounts available for students and children

June 21-24, 2022

AVPN Global Conference 2022

What: AVPN describes its flagship event as “the largest social investment meeting in Asia”. It aims to help participants share knowledge, establish strategic partnerships and address socio-economic challenges at scale, while connecting the worlds of philanthropy and impact investing with private equity and institutional investment.

Which: For funders and resource providers of all kinds, especially those working / interested in Asia

Or: Bali, Indonesia)

Tickets: US $ 950 (AVPN members), US $ 1,900 (non-members) for full access – register your interest

September 28-29, 2022

Global Social Enterprise Forum

What: The SEWF 2022 The hybrid program will include fireside discussions, panels and discussions with live Q&A, expert-led masterclasses, partner sessions, networking and a marketplace. The 2021 gathering drew 3,000 participants from 131 countries; by 2022, SEWF hosts Australia hope to attract 100,000 attendees.

Which: Designed by and for social enterprises around the world

Or: Brisbane (Australia) and online

Tickets: Book now – from £ 29 (online) or AU $ 300 (in person)

12-13 October 2022

GIIN Investor Forum

What: The GIIN Forum aims to develop the global impact investing market by “bringing all the crucial elements of impact together in one place”. Hosted by the US-based Global Impact Investing Network, it will offer over 30 hours of content from 175 speakers.

Which: For anyone interested in impact investing – both experienced professionals and newcomers to the industry

Or: The Hague (Netherlands)

Tickets: More info soon – sign up for updates

17-20 October 2022


What: A gathering of investors, entrepreneurs and social impact leaders who aim to “accelerate progress in the face of the world’s most difficult challenges through market-based solutions”. SOCAP describes its annual conference as “the flagship event of the impact movement”.

Which: Open to anyone interested in the impact movement

Or: San Francisco (USA) and online

Tickets: $ 749 until December 31

December 1-2, 2022

EVPA Annual Conference

What: The annual gathering of those whom the EVPA qualifies as investors for impact – investors for whom the primary objective is to achieve social impact, with any associated financial return a secondary objective.

Or: Brussels, Belgium)

Tickets: Keep an eye on EVPA website for updates

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