The Hellenic Impact Investing Network

The Hellenic Impact Investing Network (HIIN), founded in Geneva in 2018, and registered in Greece in Spring 2021, is a global network emphasizing in creating awareness and mobilizing action about sustainability and impact investing in the Greek investor and entrepreneur community around the world.

As of October 2023 we are the Greek NAB, the National Advisory Board for impact investing, a certification conferred by the esteemed GSG Impact, the Global Steering Group for Impact Investing, the largest global organization in the realm of impact investing, active in over 50 countries.

Who we are

We are impact investing advocates, Greeks in origin and at heart, we are passionate about the protection of the environment and the creation of social wealth​.

We are inspired by the impact investing methodology’s potential to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

We are dedicated to help transform the country by empowering the local impact ecosystem and advancing it to one of the strongest in the world.

We are comprised of seasoned international investment, communication, impact and NGO professionals with long track records in sustainability, social responsibility and impact investing​.

Our Vision

Our vision as Greeks at the forefront of impact investing and sustainable development, is to catalyse positive change through impactful investments in Greece, creating a flourishing society that thrives economically, socially, and environmentally.

Our Mission

We aim to support the creation of a friendly environment for such investments in Greece and to place the country on the global impact investing map, among others through showcasing Greek innovative and pioneering impact opportunities to the global impact investing community.

By deploying capital with purpose, we aim to generate measurable, sustainable, and inclusive outcomes that enhance the well-being of communities and preserve our natural resources for future generations.

Our Focus & Verticals

We focus and specialize on investment-ready initiatives with return potential and our network works with a “triple goal mindset”. Therefore, our key-verticals include:

  • Impact education – impact awareness and education around the nature of Impact Investing itself, as a methodology (local audiences), as well as the attractiveness of the country as a premier destination for impact projects (international audiences)
  • Impact readiness – for example, helping young entrepreneurs to develop a robust impact business plan and metrics and communicate their offering with the global impact community
  • Enabling impact– for example, supporting Greek related initiatives around the creation of registered and regulated investment products (e.g. funds, notes, bonds) focusing on sustainability and impact investing

Our targeted audience includes, state linked organizations and entities, Greek, Greece-based or Greece-linked private, corporate and institutional investors, financial corporations, foundations and philanthropic institutions, entrepreneurs, and junior and senior experts and advisors.

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