Sarah Forster is CEO of The Good Economy Partnership (TGE), a leading social advisory firm and specialist in impact measurement and management. TGE clients include mainstream and social investors, businesses, governments, international development organisations and charitable organisations. Sarah leads on the design of innovative impact investment funds and helping mainstream investors integrate ESG and impact considerations into investment decision-making, including investors in affordable housing. In early 2020, TGE also led a collaborative project to develop a sector-standard approach to ESG reporting for the UK social housing sector in partnership with leading housing associations, investors and other market participants.
Sarah has over 25 years’ experience in international development, development finance and social impact investment from the World Bank, New Economics Foundation and Big Issue Invest.
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
4:20 PM – 4:40 PM
Demonstrating social value, the positive impact that real estate investment and development can have on our communities beyond financial returns, is increasingly becoming a priority for city leadership, real estate owners, investors and developers. However, a lack of definitions, standards and tools to manage and measure social value is holding back further investment. This session […]