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InBC invests in companies and venture funds with strong connections to British Columbia (B.C.). After the launch of our Investment Policy Statement, we began investing in venture funds to effectively reach a broad range of companies at different stages of growth, leverage the sector expertise of existing fund managers and increase the number of investors … Read More

Gender Lens Investing (GLI) and Gender Lens Investing funds are on the rise globally. Between 2018 and 2021 alone, public equity and fixed income GLI funds increased from $2.4 billion to over $12 billion USD. But what is Gender Lens Investing, and why is it important? The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) defines Gender Lens … Read More

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ESG vs. Impact Investing

ESG and impact investing are both terms generating a fair amount of buzz in the investing world. Despite their prevalence in industry discourse, we find there can still be confusion around the difference between the two. Indeed, they are not the same. Simply put, ESG is a framework for assessing risk and opportunities, and impact … Read More

Life sciences in British Columbia In April 2023, the Government of British Columbia announced its new B.C. Life Sciences and Biomanufacturing Strategy under the StrongerBC Economic Plan, to position B.C. as a global hub for life sciences and biomanufacturing. Since then, the Province has made several strides in advancing this strategy, including funding health and … Read More

InBC’s 2023-2026 Strategic Vision

InBC is pleased to present our Strategic Plan outlining our overarching goals for the next three years and how we will prioritize our activities to accomplish and track these goals through to 2026. This plan builds on our first full year of operations and the launch of our investment strategy, and lays a path towards … Read More

This week marks my one-year anniversary as Chief Investment Officer of InBC; it’s hard to believe how quickly it has gone by and how much our team has accomplished so far. I am proud of the progress we have made and am excited for what’s to come. What have we been up to? When I … Read More

For growing companies aligned with InBC’s investment criteria and seeking equity investment, you’ll be able to submit your information on our website starting April 11 for consideration by InBC. To learn more about our criteria, process and how to proceed, register for one of our upcoming online information sessions. InBC is seeking companies raising a … Read More

March 8 is International Women’s Day. On this day, and everyday, we celebrate women in business with a focus on women entrepreneurs and investors. Women’s participation in the economy adds valuable contributions to our society yet women continue to face barriers to success. We address these challenges and spotlight the ways in which we can … Read More

InBC Announces First Investments

We are pleased to announce our first investments, starting with venture capital funds that have strong connections to B.C. and are aligned with our impact objectives to drive climate action, advance reconciliation and innovate for the future. Our investments into these funds build on their momentum to support entrepreneurs who are at the forefront of … Read More

The Investment Policy Statement (IPS) is a key accountability document for InBC and is issued by InBC’s Board of Directors and approved by government to guide the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) in executing investment decisions. The IPS clarifies the parameters for delivering a triple bottom line investing approach and contains InBC’s impact investment objectives, risk … Read More