PICNIC Mexico hosted a series of events as part of the Foro Latinoamericano de Inversión de Impacto (FLII), one of Latin America’s largest events focused on impact investing. The Forum took place from February 18 – 20, 2014 in Merida, Mexico.
FLII, known in English as the Latin American Forum on Impact Investing, promotes business and develops the impact investing and social innovation sector in this region, encouraging collaboration between social entrepreneurs, investors and funders. The Forum attracts investors, entrepreneurs, accelerators, foundations, corporations and additional stakeholders.
FLII 2014 focused on three themes: collaboration, innovation and priority sectors which include Agriculture, Education, Housing and Financial Services.
The PICNIC Mexico program during FLII kickstarted discussion and activities around our “Re-define Growth!” call to action in the context of Mexico and Latin America, in the lead up to the PICNIC Mexico Salon which will take place in October 2014.
The PICNIC Mexico activities at FLII included: