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TSIC ASEAN: A Look Back at the First Six Months

“In Asia, exciting developments in the impact investing market are opening immense opportunities for investors to put their money behind their beliefs, helping to address some of the biggest challenges of our times.” – wrote Alfonso Garcia Mora, IFC Vice-President for Asia and Pacific in May 2022 This quote rings…

What does TSIC mean by ‘systems change’?

At The Social Investment Consultancy (TSIC), we often talk about, and support our clients on, systems change. But part of doing systems change work is to consistently examine our assumptions and challenge our mental models. For around six months, we have scheduled monthly reflection sessions on this topic. Here’s a…

Trends for emerging fund managers in the impact space

Culture Shifting Summit is a series of deal making Summit focused on channeling capital to Black and diverse fund managers. Our Managing Director, Bonnie Chiu, was honoured to speak at the opening panel with Vivek Aswani from RIMM Sustainability, moderated by Milton Speid from VC Include, at the Culture Shifting…

The Road from Consultancy to Impact Investing

By Bonnie Chiu, Managing Director of The Social Investment Consultancy A U.S. study from 2021 found that only 1.4% of assets are entrusted by investors to asset management firms owned by women and/or minorities. Regulated financial intermediaries can play an important role to influence and channel capital towards a more…

Welcoming TSIC’s new Senior Advisor on Impact Investing & DEI, Jana Bakunina

Tell us a bit about yourself I’m an economist by background. My career was initially focussed on corporate finance in investment banking and in the media, before I explored some more entrepreneurial pursuits such as launching Ladies Who Impress, a community and a series of live events celebrating inspiring women…

Welcoming TSIC’s new Consultant (On Purpose), Katie Pitts

Tell us a bit about yourself. I’ve continuously sought roles that align with my passion for sustainable development and social impact which is also driven from the perspective of being a parent, as I will never give up on the idea of a better world for my child and all…

Mobilising diaspora finance for impact investing 

There are estimated 286 million people living in a country other than their countries of birth in 2022[1]. This number is over three times the equivalent estimate in 1970 – when decolonisation of Africa was nearing its end, and saw a wave of migration from former colonies to the hearts…

Unlocking the Potential of Impact Investing in Indonesia

Commissioned by the Indonesia Impact Alliance (IIA), The Social Investment Consultancy (TSIC), together with its partner, and with research support from Kois Invest, conducted a landscape study on the impact investing market in Indonesia over the last few months. The team facilitated an interactive workshop with more than 60 participants consisting…