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Inclusive Impact Investing: Mining the new source of Alpha
Bahiyah Yasmeen Robinson is a recognized innovator in the inclusive investing space, with a sharp sensibility for identifying and cultivating strategic linkages between established capital sources and emerging and diverse communities. Her expertise in leading technology, investment and social impact initiatives inform her role as Founding Partner of Include Ventures. Born in Palo Alto, California, Bahiyah was educated around the themes of science, technology and equity. Bahiyah will discuss her work in investing BIPOC-Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. What you will learn: The leading women investing in climate change + sustainability in U.S., the UK and Africa How impact investing is scaling + driving more gender, racial and regional diversity, internationally? What measurement frameworks are working for double + triple bottom line impact ?
TBLI Talk: How to bring clarity to ESG data
Frank Tobé is co-founder and CEO at Supernova, an AI-enabled marketplace to help investors find, understand and act on sustainability data without friction.He's a third generation member of the entrepreneurial Dutch family behind the Kruidvat Holding. In this capacity, he serves on the board of the family-funded DOB Equity, a leading VC investor in Eastern Africa, and co-founded DOB Ecology, the family's conservation fund. He is a founding member of Horizons, a London-based network for (U)HNW millennial investors based in London. What you'll learn: Divergence: how ESG and sustainability data became an esoteric messConvergence: the data we need and the data we haveSolutions: using technology to build (and sell compliant)* sustainable portfolios
Ludo Pyis-Give sustainability a value on your balance sheet
Today, two key sources of competitive advantage and thus corporate value can be observed in global markets:Intellectual Capital (IC) and SustainabilityThe value of an increasing number of smaller businesses lies primarily in their creativity and ingenuity based on these two sources than in traditional manufacturing. Many groundbreaking and disruptive developments are based on so sustainable operating knowledge companies.How to put a value on that and borrow off of that for investment? Ludo Pyis will share his brilliant solutionWhat will you learn?• How to value intellectual capital?• How to securitize that for debt or equity?• What is a KMI (Knowledge Manager Inside)?
B. Lorraine Smith-Creating an Economy in Service of Life 2
B. Lorraine Smith holds a vision of an economy that works in service of life. She has been working towards this vision with global companies since 2004, as an advisor, writer, speaker, and corporate mischievist, telling as much truth as she can figure out how to spell (or, in the case of Matereality, how to respell.) What will you learn? - An economy that works in service of life is possible, and far more compelling than our present system - Companies need to understand themselves within that economy, otherwise their goals (and related disclosures, including ESG) are misaligned - ESG disclosures are only relevant if the company's purpose and action are (really, truly, in actual reality) set on a course in service of life. She runs ultra-long distances, spins and knits her own original textiles, and holds doggedly to the belief that our connectedness & curiosity are our greatest assets.
Stefan Beiten- Democratizing Conscious Leadership, at Scale.
Stefan Beiten is a serial entrepreneur and is the initiator of The Argonauts Community. A space for cultural transformation. To empower purposeful leaders, change makers, paradigm shifters, and people inspirers.Their big purpose is Creating Conversational FluencyTMTBLI Talk-Knowledge that inspires
Tony Zola-Forcing the issue: An ESG frontline practitioners’ perspective
Anthony Zola is a leading authority on development and has led many projects for rural development in South East Asia. TBLI Talk-Knowledge that inspires
John Simon: Maximizing Impact with Sustainable Returns
John A. Simon is a Founder and Managing Partner of Total Impact Capital (TOTAL) and is a global expert on Impact Investing and Emerging Market DevelopmentPrior to starting Total Impact Capital, Ambassador Simon was the Executive Vice President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). At OPIC, Ambassador Simon championed the Agency’s involvement in the social impact investment marketplace, spearheading efforts to finance affordable housing, small and medium businesses, and renewable energy. TBLI Talk: Knowledge that inspires
Jacqueline van den Ende- What climate tech is saving the world and how you can help
Where are the climate solutions for investors?Jacqueline van den Ende is co-founder of Amsterdam based climate fintech company Carbon Equity.Carbon Equity seeks to connect next generation capital to the world’s most impactful climate investing opportunities TBLI Talk-Knowledge that inspires
Allison Sesso- Medical Debt Abolishment as an Economic & Social Intervention
Allison Sesso is President & CEO of RIP Medical Debt, a national non-profit whose purpose is to strengthen communities by abolishing burdensome medical debt. RIP Medical Debt has eliminated over 7 Billion Dollars and received $ 50 million from MacKenzie Scott (billionaire philanthropist) for their great work. TBLI Talk-Knowledge that inspires
John Elkington: Is Sustainability achievable in the present climate?
John Elkington is an award winning world authority on corporate responsibility and sustainable capitalism, a bestselling author and serial entrepreneur.TBLI Talk-Knowledge that inspires
Matthew Cook: The Sustainable Network: Transforming the Start-up Ecosystem
Transforming the start-up system. The current system is broken. It allows too many potentially world-saving ideas and innovations to fail. As a community of purpose and values-driven entrepreneurs, investors and thought leaders, we believe in ensuring that each transformative idea, investment, and person has the greatest chance of succeeding through patient value creation. Matthew Cook, Co-Founder of The Sustainable Network, and his team are passionate about healing of our planet and society through harnessing the innovation of entrepreneurs, in line with the UN17 SDGs.TBLI Talk-Knowledge that inspires
Mark Campanale: The Clean Energy Transition: How Capital Markets React and why Fossil Fuels are Doomed
Mark Campanale is one of the true pioneers and champions of sustainable investing and using capital to address the climate challenge. Join us as he will show us how to move the needle in capital mobilisation away from a carbon intensive economy TBLI Talk-Knowledge that inspires
Alexander Tounkara: Kickstarting growth in African frontier economies
AGI is a West Africa-focused impact investor and advisory firm taking purpose-led businesses to scale. Based in Conakry and New York, AGI was founded in 2021 to accelerate inclusive transformation in frontier and developing countries in the ECOWAS region. TBLI Talk-Knowledge that inspires
Emmanuel Daniel: "Financial Inclusion is a Lie"
The term “financial inclusion” as described by the fintech industry is a lie, says Emmanuel Daniel, in his recent book “The Great Transition – the personalization of finance is here”. Emmanuel Daniel is the award-winning founder of The Asian Banker and Wealth and Society. He argues that the phrase was forcibly requisitioned by the platform players because it suited their business model of onboarding millions of customers and then monetizing them. TBLI Talk-Knowledge that inspires
Caroline Dennett: Shell: Greenwashing their way to disaster
Caroline Dennett is Director of CLOUT LTD and has 20+ years’ experience as a researcher and insight consultant; she has developed a sensitive understanding of the drivers of human behaviour, motivation and change. Caroline has gained unique insights into the factors that can make and break positive safety cultures, the role Leadership plays in these dynamics and in driving change. She recently withdrew her services from Shell because of their lack of leadership in addressing the climate challenge, and zero ambition for a genuinely green future. TBLI Talk-Knowledge that inspires
Nadine Hack: Why connectedness makes everything possible
“When I was in prison it was very good to know that I had powerful friends like Nadine Hack working on behalf of South Africa’s freedom. ”— THE HONORABLE NELSON MANDELAWhy engagement? Nadine B. Hack, known internationally for pioneering engagement leadership work using a proprietary framework called Strategic Relational Engagement.Creating connectedness is at their core. TBLI Talk;Knowledge that inspires
Melanie Rieback: Non-Extractive Finance
"Extraction is the original sin of business and finance. To fight greenwashing, we need a renewed focus on governance: reformed fee structures, ownership/entity forms, and shareholder engagement."TBLI Talk;Knowledge that inspires
Luca Rancilio: How the invention of the espresso machine led to an Impact Investing Family Office
Luca Rancilio's grandfather invented the espresso machine. Cube is the family office founded by the Rancilio family in 2013, after the sale of the espresso machine company founded in 1927 by our grandfather Roberto.He will share his journey towards Impact Investing, after the sale of that company. TBLI Talk;Knowledge that inspires
Maurits Groen: How to lay the golden egg in food startups /w Maurits Groen
Maurits Groen is a serial entrepreneur, environmental activist, writer, advisor and has created and helped many enterprises get off the ground. He brought Al Gore 4x to the Netherlands to show various films. (An Inconvenient Truth, 2006; The 11th Hour, 2007; The Age of Stupid, 2009; Silent Snow, 2011). He is now extremely active in the food sector and has revolutionalised the egg production business by guaranteeing the price and sale of all egg production of Kipster. A brilliant creative person, Maurits will share his secret for success. TBLI Talk: Knowledge that Inspires
Martha Isabel “Pati” Ruiz Corzo: How to create economic development with biodiversity conservation?
Martha Isabel “Pati” Ruiz Corzo is the founder of Sierra Gorde Alliance, which is a model of social entrepreneurship in the Sierra Gorda, Mexico, where they correlate economic development with biodiversity conservation. They developed the skill set and economic value for the landowners whose forests provide environmental services- – scenic beauty as well as carbon and water capture.Grupo Ecológico Sierra Gorda I.A.P. (GESG) TBLI Talk: Knowledge that inspires
Leesa Soulodre: The Rise of the Emerging Manager
Despite the increased demand for private alternatives, investing in top venture capital funds still remains often exclusive to large institutions and a small group of hyper-connected wealthy individuals. Because of this, most investors continue to be locked out of the best opportunities. A new segment of managers is however, becoming increasingly appealing to family offices and fund of funds - that of the emerging manager.TBLI Talk-Knowledge that Inspires
Marko Oksanen: Driving impact with Corporate Venture Building - how established companies can build new growth and impact
Marko Oksanen is CEO of Coventures and an experienced product leader. Marko has been involved in building digital products and ventures his whole career. As co-founder, product manager or venture designer he has been hands-on building 20+ fast growing digital ventures in Helsinki & Berlin. Now as Coventures CEO Marko has been in the deep end of Corporate Venture Building and has seen many different approaches for building impact in cooperation with established companies and entrepreneurs. In his talk he will share his learnings on how corporations can successfully build new ventures and which pitfalls to avoid. TBLI Talk:Knowledge that Inspires
Barbara Erskine: How a small Swiss mountaintop event caught the world's attention, and held on to it.
The True Story of Davos Barbara Erskine is a media and communications specialist. Her work consists of establishing relationships with targeted media; launching initiatives; and bringing the right kind of attention to new projects—including defining the message and branding. From New York, where she worked with the French government, she moved to Paris and became the “right-hand man” of Flora Lewis, Foreign Affairs Columnist, at the New York Times Paris Bureau. In 1990, she joined the World Economic Forum in Geneva where was Director and Member of the Executive Board for 10 years, leading the media outreach and many special projects. Upon leaving the Forum, she was named European Editor of Wired Magazine.TBLI Talk:Knowledge that Inspires
Peter S. Goodman: DAVOS MAN - How the Billionaires Devoured the World
Peter S. Goodman is the global economic correspondent for The New York Times, based in New York. He is the author two books, the best-selling DAVOS MAN: How the Billionaires Devoured the World (HarperCollins, 2022), and PAST DUE: The End of Easy Money and the Renewal of the American Economy (Times Books, 2009), which was named one of Bloomberg’s top 50 business titles. THIS MASTERWORK OF REPORTING IS THE FIRST BOOK TO EXPOSE HOW THE WEALTHIEST LEFT OUR HEALTHCARE, ECONOMY, AND GOVERNMENTS VULNERABLE TO THE PANDEMIC—AND HOW THEY HAVE EXPLOITED COVID-19 TO MULTIPLY THEIR FORTUNES WHILE THE WORLD SUFFERS TBLI Talk:Knowledge that Inspires
Will Ruddick: How to fight poverty through Community Currencies?
Will Ruddick is a development economist focusing on currency innovation. After completing graduate school researching high energy physics as a collaboration member at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, he found his analysis skills and passion drawn to alternative economics and development. Since 2008 Will has lived in East Africa and managed several successful development programs in environment, food security and economic development. He is an advocate for, and designer of currencies for poverty eradication and sustainable development. Mr. Ruddick has pioneered Community Currency programs in Kenya since 2010 and is the founder of the award winning Sarafu and Bangla-Pesa programs. TBLI Talk:Knowledge that Inspires
Mauro Andriotto: How to access the 95 billion euros for startups?
There is a lack of finance for breakthrough and disruptive innovators in Europe, with an estimated equity funding gap of about Euros 70 billion. Many European start-ups can't find high risk capital needed to get to the stage where private sector investors gets involved.To address the challenge, the EU launched the European Innovation Council (EIC), The EIC can help innovators from the stage of idea and invention to investments and scale-up of their companies.Funding up to 2.5 million in Grants and 15 million euros in equity, is availalble. TBLI has invited an expert in this field, Mauro Andriotto to explain the program and the process to apply. TBLI Talk:Knowledge that Inspires
Will Allen: Confessions of a Recovering Professional Football Player
Will Allen played 12 years in the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers where he developed meaningful relationships with athletes, influencers, CEOs and brands. He is now one of the founding partners of MVP-Magarac Venture Partners TBLI Talk:Knowledge that Inspires
Martin Rappaport: Blood Diamonds, Sanctions, the role of Government and Trade
Martin Rappaport has worked tirelessly to create Fair Trade Diamonds in West Africa. Rapaport Fair Trade defines a “conflict” or “blood” diamond as a diamond which comes from a mine located in or providing profits to any of the following: civil conflict; illegitimate rebel movement; oppressive regime; or a violation of the Rapaport Minimum Human Rights Standard. TBLI Talk:Knowledge that Inspires
Marlene Engelhoorn::Money is power. Wealth taxation means democratisation of power.
Marlene Engelhorn (29) comes from a family of wealth. She has been active in campaigning and raising societal awareness about the dangers of wealth concentration is a few hands. There is nearly 4x more wealth than there is GDP. This vast wealth is concentrated in very few hands who often use that wealth to avoid paying taxes and influence the political process at the detriment of society. This needs to change. TBLI Talk: Knowledge that Inspires
Andrea Pizziconi: When Things Fall Apart - How do you balance investors and beneficiaries’ interests when everything goes wrong?
Andrea Pizziconi is the Founder & Managing Principal of the Christie Company as well as its subsidiaries, Africa Integras and Girls First Finance. An accomplished social entrepreneur and TBLI Hero. She has worked tirelessly to address the challenges of expanding access to higher education in Africa by investing in public universities on a grand scale. She will share some of the many challenges she faces working in Africa and the education sector and how she has flipped the script on a nightmare outcome to create the most impactful venture she’s taken on yet. TBLI Talk:Knowledge that inspires
Stanislaw Kastory: The Ukrainian War - Solidarity and Hope
Stanislaw Kastory, a Polish Nextgen running the Firlej Kastory Family Office will share his perspectives on the war being at the front lines in Poland. This conversation will be about hope and personal stories of solidarity and love. TBLI Talk:Knowledge that Inspires
Arthur Wood: ts Time for a New Finance Paradigm in Development
The current chasm between the rhetoric of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the capital available for development leads to why a new financial paradigm is now needed. UNCTAD projects that we are now 20% below where we started in 2015 - ergo we have spent 3.2 trillion to have gone backwards. The context cannot be ignored: the twin pillars of demographics – ageing populations in the West/China with substantive unfunded liabilities in health and pensions on the one hand and the pincer of youth populations in the developing world on the other hand – exacerbate instability. The existential threats of world resource usage now estimated by the World Resources Institute at 1.7 times the planet’s ability to replenish. Arthur Wood is leading authority on New Financial paradigm that addresses UNSDGS. TBLI Talk: Knowledge that inspires
Christian Angermayer: Addressing the Mental Health Crisis through Investment.
Christian Angermayer is a serial entrepreneur, investor, and founder of his private investment firm, Apeiron Investment Group With USD 3.5+ billion under management and 50 FTEs across five international locations, Founded by Christian in 2018. Atai is already making significant headway towards unlocking innovative treatments for the one billion plus people worldwide suffering from mental health issues, including depression, anxiety, addiction, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Atai currently has multiple projects underway to investigate the potential of psychedelic compounds like “magic mushrooms” / psilocybin, DMT and Ibogaine, and establish these as approved treatments.
James Arbib: Rethinking Climate Change
James Arbib will share his vision on addressing the Climate Challenge in an effective uplifting manner. Jamie is the co-Founder of RethinkX, a not-for-profit think tank that analyzes and forecasts technology disruptions and their impact on society, using a complex systems-based framework. He is co-author of the book Rethinking Humanity. He is also the founder of Tellus Mater, a grant-making foundation that supports work on issues related to sustainability, with a focus on the finance system. Jamie is Chairman of a family office based in London and specializes in clean tech venture capital. TBLI Talk:Knowledge that Inspires
Recalibrating Your Impact via Your Family Legacy
Multigenerational business and legacy families seek family engagement and alignment to maximise their legacy and impact. This session is for family members of business and legacy families, and their trusted advisors. Zita Nikoletta Verbényi, Founder & Legacy Aesthete, The Legacy Atelier™ will share her insights in achieving these goals. TBLI Talk: Knowledge that inspires
Sarah Olsen: Why is Impact Reporting critical to success
How do you get professionals doing high quality impact accounting and management quickly?SVT Group works with firms with a business metabolism and an impact focus, like Techstars’ Workforce Development Accelerator (US), Mission Driven Finance (US), Angels of Impact (Singapore), and Happiness Capital (Hong Kong), which seek to support scalable, innovative companies whose work also creates a happier, more equitable and sustainable world. Sara champions the impact management profession including through her work as Director & Methodology Committee co-chair at Social Value International, who are "working to change the way society accounts for value."TBLI Talk: Knowledge that inspires
Leilani Farha,: Housing is a human right, not an extractive industry
Special Screening of the film the Push with follow up Q&A with Leilani Farha. Watch the trailer" A gripping new film about how global finance is fueling the housing crisis and making cities unaffordable to live in"Landlords without faces, apartments without tenants, Push explores the new, un-livable city.With housing now such a lucrative financial investment, how do we push back and reclaim the streets?In November of 2016, award-winning filmmaker Fredrik Gertten reached out to Leilani Farha, then UN Special Rapporteur on the right to housing. Three years later, documentary Push has its premiere in Copenhagen.Push follows Leilani as she investigates why cities around the world are becoming so unaffordable. Housing is a fundamental human right, a precondition to a safe and healthy life. But in cities all around the world, having a place to live is becoming more and more difficult. TBLI Talk: Knowledge that inspires
Mats Andersson: Confessions of a Recovering Climate Asset Owner
Mats Andersson, former CEO of Swedish Pension Fund AP4 will share his vision as to how asset owners and manager can de-carbonize their portfolios, and still achieve alps. What will you learn? How to de-carbonize portfolios? What are the challenges for investors in de-carbonising? How can we scale investment addressing climate risk?
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