Impact Investing: making use of finance to change the world
The Workshop is an introduction to Impact Investing. It will cover all aspects of this topic and deliver a broad understanding of the sector as a whole. You will learn practical examples of what is impact investing, how it is different from sustainable investments, why this is important for our planet and people. We will look at different techniques of impact measurement and you will also learn about possible investment opportunities with purpose.
After the workshop, everyone is invited for networking Apéro and open discussion!
WHEN: Tuesday, 21st May 2019
Start: 18:45 h
End: 21:00 h
ARRIVAL: 18:30h, refreshing drinks available, we start sharp at 18:45!
WHERE: Rue Fendt 1, 1201 Genève, Schweiz, at Impact Hub (Please note that the entrance is in the backyard of parking)
No knowledge in finance is required to participate in this workshop; it is designed for all interested in the sustainable, responsible way of investing and living as well for social entrepreneurs who are seeking to learn about impact investing.
Galileo IIIC: https://iiic.ch
Svetlana Baurens is Co-Founder and President of Galileo International Impact Investing Centre. She is an expert in impact investing and is actively raising awareness about this topic in the Swiss financial industry with the main purpose to transform it into the force for good. “Moving private capital into impact investing will help to solve social and environmental challenges and add meaning, purpose and inspiration to the actors in the financial industry”.
Svetlana has been a speaker at various conferences and gives impact investing masterclasses in Zurich for public and institutions. She has working experience at various banks, such as J. Safra Sarasin, Societe Generale, Family Office and Asset Management companies in Zurich. She is also co-founder of Euforia, international, youth-driven social innovation enterprise with in-depth experience as Project Manager, Finance Coach and Facilitator.