On January 24th 2017 the 2nd Impact Investing Congress took place at Grünenhof Zurich.
Sabine Doebeli, CEO, Swiss Sustainable Finance, and participant in the panel ‘What is next for the Swiss Impact Investing Field’ on the Impact Investing Congress on 24 January in Zurich gives some insights about Impact Investing in Switzerland.
Penny Schiffer, Head of Startup Initiatives, Swisscom, will hold the workshop ‘Intrapreneurship as Driving Force for Corporate Innovation’ on the Congress on Impact Investing on 24 January 2017.
Caroline Mason, Chief Executive, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, will hold the workshop ‘Building an Impact Investing Market – 10 years of practice and learning’ on the Congress on Impact Investing on 24 January 2017.
Dr. Martin Vogelsang, Germany Country Representative, EVPA, will talk about ‘Impact Investing Trends from the European Market’ on the Congress on Impact Investing on 24 January 2017.
Franziska Schaefermeyer, an Investment Manager, Tengelmann Ventures, will hold the workshop ‘Best Practice from a Corporate VC’ on the Congress on Impact Investing on 24 January 2017.
Jessica Ground, Global Head of Stewardship, Schroders, will hold the workshop ‘Mainstreaming Impact Investing – A role for listed securities?’ on the Congress on Impact Investing on 24 January 2017.
Social Entrepreneurs tackle social and environmental challenges in Europe as well as in developing countries, the ecosystem shows a dynamic and impressing growth.
The growing impact investment market provides capital to address the world’s most pressing challenges in sectors such as sustainable agriculture, clean technology, microfinance, and affordable and accessible basic services including housing, healthcare, and education.
More than 130 professionals from the impact investing world attended the kickoff Impact Investing Congress organized by SEIF in Zurich on January 19th, 2016.