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Economist Events Partners with PR Agency BackBay Communications for 4th Annual Investing for Impact Conference in New York

February 12, 2020 GMT

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 12, 2020--

To raise awareness of its fourth annual Investing for Impact conference, the Economist Events has hired BackBay Communications, a public relations and integrated marketing firm specializing in financial communications, including impact investing, as its PR agency for the event.

“Investing for Impact: 2020 Vision” will be held at Convene at One Liberty Plaza (entrance on 165 Broadway) in New York City on February 13, 2020. The one-day summit returns for a fourth year to take stock during an eventful time for the impact industry, to examine how impact investing can deepen its reach, learn from failures and roadblocks, and leverage the latest developments in technology.

The conference, moderated by Economist editors, will bring together more than 200 of the world’s leading financiers, institutional investors, policymakers, academics, and philanthropists. Among the topics to be discussed: how large-scale financial institutions are thinking about their impact ventures, the rising investor appeal of disruptive environmental technologies, from renewable energy to alternative protein, and the alignments between faith-based investing and social impact.

Confirmed speakers at the event include:

“The Economist Events’ Investing for Impact conference, now in its fourth year, draws diverse luminaries from throughout the impact investing world to discuss and debate the most pressing matters of the day in a single location,” said Bill Haynes, Founder and CEO of BackBay Communications. “Once again, the Economist Events assembled an influential list of speakers for an event that is not to be missed.”

About BackBay Communications
BackBay Communications is an integrated public relations and content marketing firm focused on the financial services sector including private equity and venture capital firms, wealth managers, family offices, impact investing, and financial technology companies. BackBay takes a brand-centric approach to developing messaging and building integrated communications programs. BackBay’s services include public relations, thought leadership content creation, branding, website development, digital marketing, videos, podcasts and social media. BackBay is highly regarded for thought leadership initiatives and relationships with the business media. For more information, please visit www.BackBayCommunications.com.

About The Economist
With a growing global circulation and a reputation or insightful analysis and perspective on every aspect of world events, The Economist is one of the most widely recognized and well-read current affairs publications. The paper covers politics, business, science and technology, and books and arts, concluding each week with the obituary.

The Economist Events brings the publication to life. As the leader of debate in the pursuit of progress, The Economist Events tackles leading issues with an insightful, forward-looking and distinctly global perspective. It provides the necessary tools for business leaders, senior executives and policy makers to make informed decisions and to stay ahead of the game in a rapidly changing world.

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CONTACT: BackBay Communications

Emily Stoermer, 617-391-0809

Emily.Stoermer@BackBayCommunications.com

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