Investors and advocacy partners who are interested in supporting the vision of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities to access and deploy greater investment opportunities are invited to a webinar at 10 a.m. CST on Monday, Jan. 28.
The Investors and Indigenous Peoples Working Group (IIPWG) is hosting the webinar and topics will include:
- the unique considerations and opportunities in Indian Country,
- new announcements in Indian Country for impact, institutional and equity investments, and
- advocacy opportunities to better prioritize indigenous communities in investment portfolios, governmental set-asides, and institutional investing.
Please join us! Send an email to me at firstname.lastname@example.org, and I will register you.
DATE: Monday, January 28, 2019
TIME: 10 a.m.–11 a.m. CST
CALL-IN NUMBER FOR U.S. AND CANADA: 712-770-4700
- Mike Tedesco, executive director of the Spokane Tribe, will provide an overview on how an American Indian tribe may consider barriers and opportunities for impact investing and the use of New Markets Tax Credits to advance Native community economic development in Indian Country.
- Dana Lanza, CEO of Confluence Philanthropy, will present the story of Confluence Philanthropy in building cross-sector partnerships through mission-related investing, focusing on the Rainmakers Investment Collaborative for Native communities in the Southwest.
- Little Fawn Boland, partner with Ceiba Legal and member of Travois New Markets Advisory Board, will present how investors can leverage federal tax credits, focusing on direct application of New Markets Tax Credit allocations for Indian Country.
- Imogen Rose Smith, investment fellow with University of California and journalist covering Impact & Sustainable Investing, will present on institutional factors for investing in Indian Country, focusing on a new center for impact investing in Hawaii.
- Jason Campbell, CEO with Sovereign POWER, will present on renewable energy opportunities, focusing on biomass projects within the Spokane Tribe.
This webinar is focused on indigenous communities in the domestic U.S. Participants are invited from across the globe. The call is limited to a phone call-in line plus a PowerPoint deck, which will be sent after registration.
I’m looking forward to a great discussion! Please email me, with any questions or to request call-in information if you are located outside of the U.S. or Canada.