The leading global event dedicated to the new economy
1,500+ business leaders, policy makers, financial institutions and mission-driven organizations from 50 countries at the City Hall of Paris, the Impact² World Forum is the "Davos" of the New Economy.
Prestigious guests attending the event each year, such as Muhammad Yunus, 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, Franck Riboud, Danone's CEO, etc.
Every year, Impact² is organized with the support of Paris City Hall.
The 6th edition of Impact² will focus on an important theme which is the necessity to turn great international sport events in being more inclusive and sustainable through social business. These elements are from now on assets for cities and countries candidates for the organization. Large companies and institutions’ representatives, entrepreneurs but also high level athletes will talk about this common ambition to implement the first inclusive games of the Olympics’ history.
Besides, Impact² will be the occasion to reward a woman who chose entrepreneurship as a leveraging tool of emancipation and positive evolution in her community. Close from 10 women leaders of startups have been selected by local juries in 9 countries and now compete for the grand finale happening during Impact².
The 6th edition will also have a strong focus on Impact Investing, this new finance that changes the world.
Major actors from Impact Investing– Aviva, Caisse des Dépôts, Comptoir de l’Innovation as well a grea international bank – will present innovative financial initiatives that in Europe and in the world support entrepreneurs who combine economic efficiency and social and environnemental positive impact.