Social or Impact Investing is hitting the headlines accross the country as more and more companies seed to use a portion of their corporate cash for investments which make a difference in their communities. Join us at the annual Joint Dinner of the SFTMA and SVAFP to hear from three local companies explaining how they worked together to make a difference in the Bay Area Housing Market.
Julie Mahowald, CFO of Housing Trust Silicon Valley will highlight Housing Trust's T.E.C.H. Fund and the Community Impact Note offering to meet the increased capital requirements sparked by the Bay Area housing crisis. You will learn about the efforts to create a strong affordable housing market in the 13-county greater Bay Area. By devising new ways to raise capital and diversifying its funding sources, Housing Trust's balance sheet has grown 120%.
LinkedIn, an investor in Housing Trust’s Community Impact Note, will share how the company evaluated the opportunity and how it became comfortable with the investment. They will talk about LinkedIn's local community impact strategy and provide recommendations for other Bay Area corporations seeking to develop an impact-investing policy/program.
Fiona Hsu, Manager – Community Development Finance, Silicon Valley Bank, a long-time supporter of Housing Trust, will explain the community reinvestment act and its impact on the bank’s lending policies. She will share the process and approach to this (still potential) investment in the T.E.C.H. Fund via the note. She will provide advice on how treasury professionals could approach the discussion within their organizations.
Location:Pullman Hotel (formerly Hotel Sofitel)
223 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City
Date:Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Networking and Registration
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Dinner, Presentation and Discussion