Messages From Our Members
EYDK Members work towards to contribute to the formation of the impact investment ecosystem in Türkiye.
Kızılay Impact Investment and Consulting Inc.
When we made the decision to join EYDK, we carefully evaluated the key role that this platform plays in social, environmental, and economic development. We observed that EYDK provides effective leadership in the areas of strategic guidance and sustainability. The organization provides a strong framework for impact investing, enabling the successful management of projects that focus on sustainable development goals.
As Kızılay Etki Yatırım AŞ, we are committed to further deepening impact investing within this scope through our membership in EYDK. We would like to emphasize our commitment to supporting innovative and sustainable projects that are sensitive to the needs of our people. Being part of the EYDK platform is a significant opportunity and responsibility for our company. In this framework, we aim to maximize the potential of impact investing by collaborating with EYDK to contribute to Turkey’s sustainable development goals.
Chair of Executive Board
EYDK persistently collaborates with stakeholders to bolster institutional capacity, fostering the growth of Türkiye’s impact investment ecosystem and shaping its environment. Serving as the eligible Turkish National Advisory Board on impact investment globally, EYDK also represents Turkey in the international network. As a key player in the developing impact investment ecosystem, Etkiyap remains committed to ongoing work and collaboration aligned with the mission and vision of EYDK.
Development Investment Bank of Türkiye
Seçil Kızılkaya Yıldız
Executive Vice President
EYDK’s value in the field of impact investing comes from adopting a balanced approach between sustainability, social impact and financial return. EYDK’s focus is that impact investments not only provide financial returns but also have the potential to create positive change in society and the environment. As TKYB, we believe that there are important opportunities for our country in the field of impact investing, in parallel with the mission of EYDK, of which we are a founding member. In the process of adaptation to the Paris Agreement and the green transformation journey, it is critical to realize the impact investment-oriented projects in addition to project finance and capital market instruments. We also see supporting investments in this field as an important duty as the Development Bank of the country. With the triggering power of our EYDK membership, our Bank has been a signatory of the Operational Principles for Impact Management since 2022.
idacapital believes that the depth and volume of the impact investments and investors shall increase with the establishment of NAB. We believe the successful impact investments we have made in Türkiye since 2016 will increase and lead to innovative and income-generating solutions for fundamental problems (access to finance, education, health, etc.), not only for Türkiye but also for other developing countries. idacapital is the first and leading impact investor that aims not only for financial returns but also for social and environmental impact in Türkiye.
We believe NAB will carry an important role in the development and lead the way forward to fully utilise the potential of Türkiye in this already big global impact investment industry.
Maxis Private Equity Asset Management Company
Impact investing is becoming increasingly important today as an important tool for social, environmental and economic development. EYDK continues to progress towards becoming an important platform that supports the spread of impact investments and the achievement of our country’s sustainable development goals; By bringing together industry stakeholders, it both encourages information sharing and aims to remove the barriers to impact investing by raising awareness and creating public opinion.
Maxis Private Equity’s (Maxis) partnership with EYDK, one of the most important platforms created to promote impact investing in Turkey, is one of the most important indicators of its commitment to impact investing and its desire to contribute to the development of the sector. Maxis also supports the establishment of impact investment funds such as Founder One and Arya.
Turkven Private Equity
Hale Özsoy Bıyıklı
By bringing together the private sector and public institutions, EYDK made a significant contribution to aligning efforts on impact, creating an impact investment infrastructure, ensuring that our country attracts more funds from global impact investors, and transforming all these efforts into concrete collaborations. As Turkven Private Equity, we have been leading the sustainability and impact efforts of the portfolio companies for years and supporting them with the best practices in our global network. We are a signatory to the Operating Principles for Impact Management since 2020 and the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) since 2022.