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[APD 2018: Social Economy in Japan] National Advisory Board on Impact Investment

Category: 
SSE Organisation
Asia
Class: 
Social Finance / Impact Measurement
Public Policy / Legal Framework

Presented at: Asia Policy Dialogue, Thematic Dialogue Group 3. Impact Investment & CSR, Seoul 2018

Organisation: National Advisory Board on Impact Investment, Japan 

Date: July 6th, 2018 

PresenterMr. Masataka Uo (Vice Chair)

Contact: uo.masataka@gmail.com

Summary: 

  • “Impact investment: the invisible heart of markets”; Empathy x Impact
  • Japan’s context in developing impact investment market; Supply (utilizing dormant bank deposit), Market Development (social impact measurement initiative), Demand (social impact bonds mainly in health and welfare sector)
  • Cash flow is important, but more importantly, we need to collect empathy from society. This is the domino effect.