AGENDA 2021

Latest agenda for the virtual conference “Impact Investing World Forum 2021” on Nov 18-19, 2021

18th Nov
09:00 AM
KEYNOTE I: Driving impact for the most vulnerable
Melek De-WintMelek De-Wint - Research & Evaluation Director , The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation

Anthony Donatelli, Head of UBS Philanthropy Services UK, Global Lead, Business Development, Philanthropy Services, UBS

09:20 AM
KEYNOTE II: MULTI-ASSET CLASS PORTFOLIOS TO ACCELERATE AND EXPAND IMPACT CAPITAL
Shaun ConwayShaun Conway - Founder & President , IXO

Sabrina Borlini - Global Director - Syndicated Loans and Mobilization · ‎IFC - International Finance

09:40 AM
KEYNOTE III: An outlook on the EU’s impact financing activities in developing countries in 2021-2027.
Kay ParpliesKay Parplies - Head of Unit/ Senior Economist , European Commission

Kay Parplies, Head of Unit, European Commission

10:00 AM
KEYNOTE IV: The Imperative for Impact: The global context
Allison ClarkAllison Clark - Associate Director , MacArthur Foundation

Karen Wilson, Strategic Partnerships, Office of the Secretary-General, OECD

10:20 AM
ONLINE NETWORKING BREAK
Raphael BettiRaphael Betti - Head of Equity Risk Management , European Investment Fund (EIF)

10:50 AM
KEYNOTE V: Ceniarth & Impact-First Strategy

Dominique Carrié, Investment Officer, Ceniarth LLC

11:10 AM
KEYNOTE VI: The role of donor advised funds in promoting sustainable investing
Farrukh H Khan, Farrukh H Khan, - Chief Business Development Officer and member of management committee , ACUMEN

Mark Greer, Head of Private Clients, CAF

11:30 AM
PANEL DISCUSSION: LATEST MARKET TRENDS IN IMPACT INVESTING SECTOR 2021-2022

  • Panelists:
  • - Sabrina Borlini - Global Director - Syndicated Loans and Mobilization · ‎IFC - International Finance
  • - Kay Parplies, Head of Unit, European Commission
  • - Dominique Carrié, Investment Officer, Ceniarth LLC,
  • - Anthony Donatelli, Head of Philanthropy Services UK UBS Wealth Management
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12:30 PM
ONLINE NETWORKING BREAK

01:00 PM
Increasing Focus on Climate Change in Investment Portfolios
Karen E. WilsonKaren E. Wilson - Private Sector Finance , Development Co-Operation Directorate, OECD

Claire Hedley, Vice President, Goldman Sachs

01:15 PM
Overcoming Bias in Support for Small Businesses

Susan N. Dorsey, Senior Vice President - Finance, Administration & Impact Investing

01:30 PM
Impact Investing in Arts and culture sector during the COVID

Allison Clark, Associate Director, Impact Investing, MacArthur Foundation

01:45 PM
“Solutions not Exclusions” in Impact Investing

Nigel Kershaw, Chair, Big Issue

02:00 PM
ONLINE NETWORKING BREAK
Rodney SchwartzRodney Schwartz - CEO , ClearlySo

02:15 PM
Three Trends in Sustainable and Impact Investing

Vikram Gandhi, Senior Lecturer Of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

02:30 PM
How to integrate climate risk into your ESG investment strategy
Darshita GilliesDarshita Gillies - CEO , MAANCH

Lisa Veliz Waweru, The Climate Service

02:45 PM
Transformational Investing: Small Companies are the Big Solution to Our Global Economy

Joan Trant, Managing Partner, TRILINC GLOBAL

03:00 PM
HOW to deliver “next practice” impact investing- shifting the dialogue from WHY to HOW

Bruce B. Simpson - Senior Partner - McKinsey & Company, and Larissa Mark - Business Analyst -McKinsey & Company

19th Nov
09:00 AM
KEYNOTE I: Climate Change: Investing for the Future.

Michael Azlen, CAIA Founder and CEO Carbon Cap Management LLP

09:20 AM
KEYNOTE II: The GSG - Our Global Community for Impact Investing
Michele GiddensMichele Giddens - Co-Founder and Partner , BRIDGES FUND MANAGEMENT

Cliff Prior, CEO, GSG

09:40 AM
KEYNOTE III: Multi-asset class portfolios to accelerate and expand impact capital
Mauricio RODRIGUESMauricio RODRIGUES - Co-Head, Impact Investing , BARCLAYS WEALTH

Laurie Spengler, Founder and President of Courageous Capital Advisors.

10:00 AM
KEYNOTE IV: Asia – Smart Impact Investments with Double Returns

Priscilla Lu, Managing Director | Sustainable Investments, Alternatives, DWS (Deutsche Investment Management Americas, Inc)

10:20 AM
ONLINE NETWORKING BREAK
Severin LuebkeSeverin Luebke - Lead for the Impact Programme , DFID (Department for International Development)

10:50 AM
KEYNOTE V: Commercial returns impact strategies with VC/PE investments in Europe
Tom BrittonTom Britton - Co-Founder , SYNDICATEROOM

Kostis Tselenis, Managing Partner, SWISS IMPACT OFFICE

11:10 AM
KEYNOTE V: How Can Investors Help Secure The Goals of The Paris Climate Agreement
Hannah SchiffHannah Schiff - Manager, Research , GIIN (Global Impact Investing Network)

  • Lupin Rahman, Executive Vice President, Portfolio Manager, PIMCO

11:30 PM
PANEL DISCUSSION: EXPLORING NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN IMPACT INVESTING MARKET GLOBALLY
Nigel Kershaw OBENigel Kershaw OBE - Chair , The Big Issue Group

  • Moderator:
  •  Ahsan Zaman - Executive Director , WORLD MEDIA ONLINE
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  • Panelists:
  • Cliff Prior, CEO, GSG
  • Kostis Tselenis, Managing Partner, SWISS IMPACT OFFICE
  • Priscilla Lu, Managing Director | Sustainable Investments, Alternatives, DWS (Deutsche Investment Management Americas, Inc)

12:30 PM
ONLINE NETWORKING BREAK

01:00 PM
Green Bonds and Impact Investing
Alexander BrunnerAlexander Brunner - Head of Impact Investments , LGT Bank (Zurich)

Sean Kidney. Co-founder and CEO, Climate Bonds Initiative

01:15 PM
Forward looking climate analysis- How will business models cope with Climate Emergency

Sasja Beslik, Managing Director Head of Sustainable Business Development, Bank J. Safra Sarasin AG

01:30 PM
the future of food: growth & impact in asia

Stephanie Bilo, Chief Client & Investment Solutions Officer, responsAbility Investments AG

01:45 PM
How can investors help secure the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement?

 Mike Coffin, Senior Analyst, CARBON TRACKER

02:00 PM
ONLINE NETWORKING BREAK

02:15 PM
The Six New Rules of Business: Blind Spots for Impact Investors
Klaus-Michael ChristensenKlaus-Michael Christensen - President , Swiss Impact Investment Association (SIIA)

Judith Samuelson - Executive Director Company, Aspen Institute, Business & Society Program

02:30 PM
TIME FOR DIFFERENT CHOICES. INVESTING IN A (POST) COVID-19 WORLD

Justina Alders-Sheya, Impact Investor, Triodos Investment Management

02:45 PM
ImpacTech: Why it Works?

Rod Schwartz, CEO, ClearlySO

03:00 PM
ASSESSING COMPANY ALIGNMENT WITH UN SDGS

Olga Emelianova, Executive Director, ESG Research, MSCI