Today’s capital. Tomorrow’s generation.

The Impact Investor Global Summit is the leading conference to learn how private market investors are engaging with the growing momentum in impact investing to tackle the world’s biggest social and environmental challenges.

Join over 500 attendees from specialist impact fund managers, general asset managers and institutional investors for two days of networking at the must-attend event for impact investment professionals.

Past speakers included some of the world’s leading impact investors including Allianz Global Investors, Ambienta, AP4, Bain Capital Double Impact, Bridges Fund Management, EQT Partners, Leapfrog, Schroders Capital, Temasek, and many more. Register your interest to get event updates.

What can you expect at the Impact Investor Global Summit?

Event content with value

The summit will explore investment opportunities across the impact market’s different thematic buckets, and how to build strategies that are measurable, scalable and deliver real world outcomes.

Featuring sessions on how to align to SFDR, impact benchmarking across the portfolio, specialist vs generalist impact strategies, institutional investors allocation priorities, investments opportunities in climate, water, healthcare, financial inclusion, emerging markets, and many more.

Build a valuable network

Connect with industry participants in all aspects of impact investment and benefit from our expansive global community. Network in-person at interactive workshops, networking breaks, evening drinks reception, roundtable discussions and invite-only breakfasts. Build lasting relationships and compare best practices with your peers.

Meet institutional investors

Hear from institutional investors who are looking to increase their exposure in the industry. Past investors included California State Teachers’ Retirement System, Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Foundation, New York State Common Retirement Fund, PGGM Investments and many more.

Event in numbers

Past speakers included

Connect with impact investment professionals

Aberdeen Standard Investment
Achmea Investment Management
Actis
AfricInvest Group
Airovation Technologies
Allianz Capital Partners
AMP Capital
AP6
AP7
APG Asset Management
Arcano Asset Management
Ardian
Ares Management Corporation
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Asset Management One
Astarte Capital Partners
AXABain Capital
BentallGreenOak
Big Issue Invest
Big Society Capital
Blackstone Group
BlueOrchard Finance
BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt
Bridgepoint
Bridges Fund Management
Brightwood Capital Advisors
Brunel Pension Partnership
Buckingham Companies
CalSTRS
Calvert Foundation
Carlyle Group
Castle Hall
Cathay
CDC Group
Ceres
Children's Investment Fund Foundation
Christian Super
Church Commissioners for England
Collective Action
Conduit Capital
CPP Investment Board
Dai-ichi Life International
Dementia Discovery Fund
Denham Capital
Derigo
Development Partners International
Earth Capital
EBRD
Educate Global
Enhanced Capital Partners
Esmee Fairbairn Foundation
Eurazeo
European Climate Foundation
European Commission
European Investment Fund
Eurosif
EV Private Equity
EVPA
FinDev Canada
Finnfund
Fjarde AP-fonden
Fondaction
FSN Capital Partners
GIZ
Glenmede
Golding Capital Partners
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity
Hatch BioFund Management
Hg
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
HSBC Bank
Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance
ILX Fund
Impact Management Project
Impact Principles
Inarcassa
Intermediate Capital Group
International Finance Corporation
Kempen Capital Management
KKR
Kuria Foundation for Social Enterprise
Larry Ellison Foundation
LBO France
LeapFrog Investments
Local Initiatives Support Corporation
M&G
Macarthur Foundation
Marwitz Family Office
MassMutual
Merseyside Pension Fund
Mosiamise Rural Development
NEST - National Employment Savings Trust
New York City Retirement System
Nordea
North Sky Capital
NYS Common Retirement Fund
Oaktree Capital Management
Octopus Investments
OMERS
Paine Schwartz Partners
Palatine Private Equity
Palladium Equity Partners
Partners Group
Patrizia Netherlands
Patron Capital Partners
PGGM
Phillips Foundation
Primestor Development
ReAssure
Rede Partners
Root Capital
Satter Investment Management
Seroba Life Sciences
Simmons University
Small Foundation
Stafford Capital Partners
Stepstone Group
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
SV Health Managers
Swedfund
Temasek
Temporis Capital
The Blackstone Group
The Chauncey F. Lufkin III Foundation
The Predistribution Initiative
Tikehau Capital
Trill Impact
Triodos Investment Management
Triple Jump
Tufts University
TZP Group
U.S. International Development Finance Corp
Vibro Beteiligungs
Vital Capital
Wafra
Wespath Investment Management
Wimmer Family Office
Working For Change
World Bank Group Pensions
YIELCO Investments

Themes for 2023 include

  • Impact investing in a time of uncertainty: how is rising inflation, interest rates hikes, the Ukraine war and the energy crisis in Europe going to influence the evolution of impact investing?
  • Investor allocation priorities: what sectors, strategies and investment themes are resonating most with the growing pool of impact-orientated capital?
  • Deploying capital for climate impact: where are the best emerging investment opportunities in energy transition, climate adaptation, food systems, natural capital solutions, water and carbon removal?
  • Solutions to wealth inequality: what are the innovations, models and impact funds that are meaningfully addressing inequality?
  • Deploying capital to address social problems: how is capital being deployed in tackling issues such as affordable housing and healthcare, sustinable communities and financial inclusion?
  • Structuring impact as a mainstream allocation for your LPs: what innovations are taking hold in impact fund structures and incentives?
  • Impact washing and regulatory outlook: how can you best comply with regulations such as SFDR and the upcoming rules coming from the SEC?
  • Impact reporting and supporting impact claims: what are the best practices in metrics, measurement and verification of impact performance?

Testimonials from attendees

Operating Principles for Impact Management

Diane Damskey, Head of Secretariat

The event gathered some of the top names in impact investing and covered key topics to promote the understanding and growth of this market. The organization and…

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SV Health Investors

Hannah Maunder, Investor Relations and Communications Associate

The Impact Investor Global Summit provided a huge amount of clarity on all things impact investing and did so in an engaging and enjoyable way.

FSN Capital Partners

Pål Dale, Senior Director, Business Development

All in all, the event provided a rich and detailed snapshot of the state of the impact investment industry, as of 2021.

Impact allocators and institutional investors

A limited number of complimentary passes are available for asset owners and institutional investors to join the event.

In order to qualify for a complimentary pass, you must meet the eligibility criteria and be representing a pension fund, insurance company, sovereign wealth, private wealth manager, foundation, endowment, family office or corporate investment division.

Pre-Event Resources

2023 speakers:

For more information on speaking in 2023, please contact Boris Petrovic.

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Nicholas Abel

Nicholas Abel

Associate Portfolio Manager, Sustainable Investments, CalSTRS

Nick joined CalSTRS in April 2020 and is an Investment Officer within the Sustainable Investment & Stewardship Strategies division of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), the nation’s largest teacher retirement fund. Nick i… Read full bio

Clara Barby

Senior Partner, Just Climate

Clara is Senior Partner at Just Climate. Previously, Clara was Chief Executive of the Impact Management Project (IMP) and led the IFRS Foundation's project to establish the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), under the direction of t… Read full bio

Anita Bhatia

Investment Director- Investment Director, Endowment Team, Guy's and St Thomas' Foundation

Anita is Investment Director at Guy's and St Thomas' Charity, working on the investment activities of the Charity's endowment and leads the development and implementation of the Charity's impact investing activities including portfolio construction,… Read full bio

Adam Black

Partner, Head of ESG & Sustainability, Coller Capital

Adam has had a career in ESG and sustainability for over 30 years. He holds a BSc (Hons) Environmental Science, MA Environmental Law and a post-graduate in Occupational Health and Safety. Adam is also a Fellow of the Institute of Environmental Manage… Read full bio

Adam Carver

CEO, Bitgreen

Adam Carver, is the CEO of Bitgreen, a blockchain built to meet the needs of NGOs, corporate ESG groups, and purpose-driven innovation in Web3. It is the first impact-oriented project in the Polkadot ecosystem. Previously, Adam Carver served as a Fix… Read full bio

Diane Damskey

Head of Secretariat, Operating Principles for Impact Management

Diane Damskey is Head of the Secretariat of the Operating Principles for Impact Management, a global standard for impact investors. She leads the engagement with private sector asset managers, asset owners, wealth managers and family offices, and is… Read full bio

Coralie De Masschalck

Head of CSR & ESG, Kartesia

As Head of CSR & ESG, Coralie is in-charge of CSR initiatives at corporate level, ESG criteria at portfolio level and internal procedures. Coralie has held the title of Head of Portfolio & ESG at Kartesia from 2015 to 2021, until a full time… Read full bio

Peter Fox-Penner

Chief Impact Officer, Energy Impact Partners

Peter Fox-Penner is Partner and the Chief Impact Officer of Energy Impact Partners. In this capacity he directs all ESG and impact measurement and reporting, works with EIP’s portfolio companies to improve their ESG performance, and collaborates with… Read full bio

Matthew Harwood

Chief Strategy Officer, OGCI Climate Investments LLP

As Chief Strategy Officer for OGCI Climate Investments, Matthew is responsible for developing the strategy of OGCI and measuring progress toward our vision of GHG reduction. Matthew’s career in Energy and Climate has spanned 30 years working in Strat… Read full bio

David Henderson

Managing Partner, XPV Water Partners

As the founder and Managing Partner of XPV, David Henderson is a thought leader and sought-after advisor, speaker, and expert contributor in the area of water innovation, policy and investing. In addition to leading the firm, David uses his industry… Read full bio

Ashish Kumar

Climate & Innovation Lead, Shell Foundation

Impact Investing — Blended Finance/De-risking impact finance vehicles; Early-stage start-up funding and venture-building. Human Cantered Design; Systems Thinking/Theory of Change etc. Sectors: ClimateTech/CIimate Finance; Decentralised renewables, En… Read full bio

Wren Laing

Investment Director, McConnell Foundation

Wren is an Investment Director at the McConnell Foundation, a private Canadian foundation, where she leads the foundation's impact investing work. Since making its first impact investment in 2007, McConnell has been a leader in the sector, helping to… Read full bio

Yasemin Saltuk Lamy

Deputy CIO, Head of Asset Allocation and Capital Solutions, British International Investment

Yasemin Lamy joined British International Investment as Deputy CIO in August 2018. She is responsible for the Catalyst Strategies, a portfolio aimed at transformational, system-level impact and innovation across its target geographies of Africa and S… Read full bio

Andrew Lee

Managing Director, Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing, UBS Global Wealth Management

Andrew joined UBS Global Wealth Management's Chief Investment Office in July 2012 and is Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing. He and his team support clients globally with advice, strategy and thought leadership on incorporating sustainability c… Read full bio

Gabriel Lepine

VP Strategic Finance, ZeroAvia

Gabriel Lepine is Vice President of Finance at ZeroAvia, a company developing the world's first practical zero-emission aviation powertrain. In this role, Gabriel has responsibility for fundraising, investor relations, M&A and other strategic fin… Read full bio

Jake Levy

Investment Manager, Snowball

Jake is investment manager at Snowball where he leads on private equity and impact venture capital. He is responsible for impact management across Snowball’s diversified portfolio. During his time at Snowball, Jake has co-authored a series of reports… Read full bio

Tai Lin

Managing Partner, Proterra Investment Partners Asia

Tai Lin is the Managing Partner of Proterra Investment Partners Asia (“Proterra Asia”), the Asian arm of Proterra Investment Partners, a global alternative asset manager focused on the food and agribusiness industries with US$ 3.7 billion of assets u… Read full bio

Xenia Loos

Co-creator, Collective Action

Xenia is a co-founder of Collective Action, an investment platform facilitating collaboration between institutional investors who aim to achieve measurable social and environmental impact and financial returns in private markets. She is part of the i… Read full bio

Eddie Madzikanda

Associate Director - EMEA Investments, Temasek

Eddie joined Temasek in 2012 and is an Associate Director in the EMEA office, based in London, specifically focusing on Direct investments in the Middle East and Africa. On top of this Eddie also focuses on fund investments covering funds in Europe a… Read full bio

Jack Moriarty

Founder and Executive Director, Ownership America

Jack Moriarty is the Founder and Executive Director of Ownership America, a non-profit public policy organization committed to accelerating the growth of employee ownership. Ownership America is building a movement for employee ownership through poli… Read full bio

Jonny Page

Head of Social and Impact Investment, Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

Jonny heads up Esmée Fairbairn Foundation’s social and impact investing. Before joining the Foundation, Jonny managed regulated impact funds, as Investment Director at Big Issue Invest Fund Management and is a Chartered Accountant from Deloitte LLP.… Read full bio

Fabio Ranghino

Partner and Head of Strategy & Sustainability - Ambienta

Fabio is a Partner and Head of Strategy & Sustainability at Ambienta and is based in Milan. He has joined Ambienta in 2011 and since then has led the development of Ambienta’s approach to sutainability driven investment across asset classes build… Read full bio

Sophie Robé

Chief Executive Officer, FIIND Impact

Sophie is co-founder and CEO of FIIND Impact, an Amsterdam based investment consultant & advisory company dedicated to impact investing. We support institutional investors in building impact investing mandates, sourcing investment aligned to thei… Read full bio

Delilah Rothenberg

Co-Founding Partner and Executive Director, The Predistribution Initiative (PDI)

Delilah Rothenberg is a Co-Founding Partner and the Executive Director of the Predistribution Initiative (PDI), a multi-stakeholder non-profit organization designed to support investors in aligning their investment governance, financial analysis, and… Read full bio

Dimple Sahni

Managing Director Impact Funds Portfolios, Anthos Fund & Asset Management

Dimple Sahni is a Managing Director Impact Funds Portfolios at Anthos Fund & Asset Management, a values-based asset manager, rooted in a single family office. She is responsible for originating investments, managing relationships, and helping to… Read full bio

Yasemin Saltuk Lamy

Deputy CIO, Head of Asset Allocation and Capital Solutions, British International Investment

Yasemin Lamy joined British International Investment as Deputy CIO in August 2018. She is responsible for the Catalyst Strategies, a portfolio aimed at transformational, system-level impact and innovation across its target geographies of Africa and S… Read full bio

Carlotta Saporito

Head of Global Impact Investing, JPMorgan Private Bank

Carlotta is the Head of Impact Investing within the Private Investments Due Diligence team at J.P. Morgan Private Bank. She has more than 13 years’ experience in impact investing, with a core dual mandate of generating financial returns alongside pos… Read full bio

Robert Schultz

Partner, Capricorn

Robert Schultz is a Partner of Capricorn Investment Group. Prior to Capricorn, he was the Co-Founder and Partner of Greentech Capital Advisors, an investment bank and asset management firm focused on creating a more efficient and sustainable global i… Read full bio

Jon Shell

Managing Director and Partner, Social Capital Partners

Jon Shell is Managing Director and Partner at Social Capital Partners (SCP). SCP is an independently funded non-profit founded in 2001, whose mission is to build a more resilient economy through broad-based ownership and quality employment. SCP’s cur… Read full bio

Tazia Smith

Chief Operating Officer & Head of Capital Partnerships, Closed Loop Partners

Tazia Smith, CFA© is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) & Head of Capital Partnerships at Closed Loop Partners, responsible for capital formation, investor relations and stakeholder management across the firm. Prior to joining Closed Loop Partners… Read full bio

Laurie J Spengler

President and CEO, Courageous Capital Advisors

Laurie J. Spengler is an impact investment banker, board member and active contributor to the impact investing industry. Among current board engagements, Laurie serves as a non-executive director of the CDC Group (the UK DFI), the UK Impact Investing… Read full bio

Marlene Stam

Co Creator, Collective Action

Marlene is co-founder of Collective Action, an institutional investor collaboration bringing together a club of institutional investors with a purpose to jointly pool resources to make actionable impact investments. Marlene has been working with impa… Read full bio

Juho Uusihakala

Head of Impact, Finnfund

Juho specialises in impact management and measurement of private sector operations in emerging markets. His work covers the whole investment cycle from ex-ante screening to monitoring and impact studies. Juho has worked with several sectors and indus… Read full bio

Marieke van Kamp

Head of Private Markets, NN Group

Marieke van Kamp is head of Private Markets at NN Group, a leading Dutch insurance and investment management company with strong businesses in European insurance, asset management and Japan. Marieke has a Master’s degree in Real Estate Management and… Read full bio

Malu van Santen

Co-creator, Collective Action

Malu brings 12 years of in-depth financial experience in the investment sector with a strong focus on impact investing. She started her career in 2008 at KPMG M&A (Financial Services Team). She worked in several roles as a Senior Analyst (Wilshir… Read full bio

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Agenda

Impact Investor Global Summit 2023 - Tuesday 16th

08:00 - 08:55

Networking breakfast

Plenary
08:55 - 09:00

Chair’s opening remarks

09:00 - 09:15

Opening keynote: Economic outlook on the macro-environment - what will be the impact on sustainability-related investing?

Inflation, rising interest rates, Europe’s energy crisis, war in Europe.  In this opening keynote we’ll explore what the impact of the macroeconomic environment and geopolitics on the evolution of impact investing.

09:15 - 10:00

Keynote panel: Impact investing in a time of uncertainty and urgency

Laurie J Spengler, Andrew Lee, Dimple Sahni
  • Impact investing has arisen in a time of low opportunity cost, how will the market unfold in the coming years in a global economic crisis?
  • The UN has reported we are on course for a 2.9 degrees world, nearly double the 1.5 target, what fundamentally needs to change to create urgency in meeting net zero goals?
  • How are investors addressing other pressing challenges such as the cost-of-living crisis and global food security?
  • Has income inclusion, arguably the original purpose of impact investing, fallen off the agenda?

Moderated by Laurie Spengler, CEO, Courageous Capital Advisors

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Laurie J Spengler

President and CEO, Courageous Capital Advisors

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Andrew Lee

Managing Director, Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing, UBS Global Wealth Management

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Dimple Sahni

Managing Director Impact Funds Portfolios, Anthos Fund & Asset Management

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10:00 - 10:45

Impact allocators panel: overview of investment priorities and strategies

Carlotta Saporito, Yasemin Saltuk Lamy, Marieke van Kamp
  • Is impact as an investment lens, or should it be an investment bucket in LP portfolios?
  • What are the allocation priorities of institutional investors?
  • What is the opportunity universe and how are allocators filtering their investing strategies?
  • What’s issues are getting funding, and which aren’t?
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Carlotta Saporito

Head of Global Impact Investing, JPMorgan Private Bank

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Yasemin Saltuk Lamy

Deputy CIO, Head of Asset Allocation and Capital Solutions, British International Investment

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Marieke van Kamp

Head of Private Markets, NN Group

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10:45 - 11:15

Break

Plenary
11:15 - 11:45

Keynote: Fiduciary Duty in the 21st Century – how can pension funds make more impact investments?

  • Does the principle of fiduciary duty for pension funds need be reformed to meet the climate emergency and global inequality?
  • How can pension funds better structure themselves for investing in transition solutions?
  • How is the ESG debate and legislative battle in the US states of Texas and Florida unfolding and what will be the legal implications for pension looking to make climate-orientated investments?
  • Can climate investments always be focused on market-rate returns, and if not, will a concessionary approach be needed to foster capital flow to climate solutions?
11:45 - 12:30

Leading fund managers’ panel: the landscape of impact and thematic investment opportunities

Coralie De Masschalck, Tai Lin
  • How will investor appetite for generalist, specialist and thematic impact strategies influence the evolution of products on the market?
  • What role will specialisation play in the evolution of the impact market?
  • What is the real trade-off between impact and returns?
  • Where are investors finding the best risk-adjusted returns in a global recessionary environment?
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Coralie De Masschalck

Head of CSR & ESG, Kartesia

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Tai Lin

Managing Partner, Proterra Investment Partners Asia

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12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

After lunch the conference splits into four streams, the streamed sessions are designed for you to hear about the latest investment opportunities from best-in-theme managers and get detailed insights on innovations on the horizon.

Environmental Impact
13:30 - 14:30

Environmental impact: where are the most investable opportunities?

Fabio Ranghino, Robert Schultz
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Fabio Ranghino

Partner and Head of Strategy & Sustainability - Ambienta

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Robert Schultz

Partner, Capricorn

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14:30 - 15:15

Climate impact in food systems and sustainable agriculture

Ashish Kumar
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Ashish Kumar

Climate & Innovation Lead, Shell Foundation

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Inclusive Impact
13:30 - 14:30

Impact to address wealth inequality: deep dive into employee ownership funds

Jack Moriarty, Jon Shell
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Jack Moriarty

Founder and Executive Director, Ownership America

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Jon Shell

Managing Director and Partner, Social Capital Partners

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14:30 - 15:15

Next generation of impact investments in diversity, equity, and inclusion

Energy Transition
13:30 - 14:30

Impact’s role in the energy transition

Peter Fox-Penner
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Peter Fox-Penner

Chief Impact Officer, Energy Impact Partners

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14:30 - 15:15

Hydrogen: is it an investable market?

Gabriel Lepine
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Gabriel Lepine

VP Strategic Finance, ZeroAvia

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Impact Innovation
13:30 - 14:30

Corporate impact investors: a new pool of capital?

14:30 - 15:15

Innovations in fund structures and incentives

Jonny Page
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Jonny Page

Head of Social and Impact Investment, Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

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15:15 - 16:00

Networking Break

Environmental Impact
16:00 - 16:45

Circularity investment: how to invest in the circular economy?

Tazia Smith
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Tazia Smith

Chief Operating Officer & Head of Capital Partnerships, Closed Loop Partners

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16:45 - 17:30

Opportunities in Water impact: how can investor gain exposure to water?

David Henderson
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David Henderson

Managing Partner, XPV Water Partners

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Inclusive Impact
16:00 - 16:45

Education and workforce development: an overview of leading investment stories

16:45 - 17:30

Place-based investing: what are the best examples of rejuvenating communities?

Energy Transition
16:00 - 16:45

Climate 2.0: Investing in energy efficiency, direct air carbon capture, and beyond

16:45 - 17:30

Transition mining: Securing the metals supply chain for the transition to net zero

Impact Innovation
16:00 - 16:45

Impact debt: can cost of capital be a meaningful driver of sustainability?

16:45 - 17:30

Impact for the underserved: impact opportunities in emerging markets

Eddie Madzikanda, Sophie Robé
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Eddie Madzikanda

Associate Director - EMEA Investments, Temasek

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Sophie Robé

Chief Executive Officer, FIIND Impact

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17:30 - 18:30

Networking drinks

18:30 - 19:30

Sponsored dinner

Agenda

Impact Investor Global Summit 2023 - Wednesday 17th

07:30 - 08:30

Networking breakfast

08:30 - 10:00

Impact allocator breakfast and working group (invite only)

This is an invite-only, off-the-record workshop for qualified institutional investors and allocators. It presents an opportunity for investors network in a confidential environment and discuss the main challenges in structuring their impact investment strategy.

 

Only 40 slots are available, please get in touch with Boris Petrovic (boris.p@peimedia.com) to secure a place.

08:30 - 10:00

Sponsored GP workshop: How to do a good impact report?

Diane Damskey

In this workshop we’ll provide a deep dive into the current state of reporting in impact investing, lessons learnt, best practices, and what’s on the horizon.

 

Workshop chair: Diane Damskey, Head of Secretariat, Operating Principles for Impact Management

 

This workshop is for GPs only. 50 seats are available, please get in touch with Boris Petrovic (boris.p@peimedia.com) to secure a place.

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Diane Damskey

Head of Secretariat, Operating Principles for Impact Management

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08:30 - 10:00

Interactive roundtables on technical impact issues

These roundtables will be informal, free-flowing and intended to provide you with the opportunity to ask questions and discuss your own experience.

 

Each roundtable will have one speaker to kick the discussion off and facilitate. Topics include:

 

  • Using technology to streamline impact investment decisions

 

  • Blockchain, web 3.0: a dummies guide to their impact application

 

  • SFDR: how best to align your fund with the regulation

 

  • Engaging portfolio companies on impact

 

  • Creating value through impact within the portfolio

 

  • Getting a handle on scope 3 and 4 emissions: which is the priority?
10:00 - 10:30

Networking break

Plenary
10:30 - 11:15

Complying with regulations: how are practitioners aligning with SFDR?

  • How will SFDR alter the definition of impact investing?
  • How are practitioners going about aligning their funds with the EU Taxonomy?
  • Will we see greater demand and price inflation for assets that are SFDR-aligned?
  • Will assets become stranded because of regulation?
11:15 - 12:00

How are impact managers balancing outcomes vs reporting priorities?

Jake Levy, Matthew Harwood
  • How are fund navigating the difficulty of measuring impact performance within their portfolio companies?
  • To what extent should measurement and reporting be a priority for impact investors?
  • Is there a leaner, more credible model for understanding outcomes?
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Jake Levy

Investment Manager, Snowball

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Matthew Harwood

Chief Strategy Officer, OGCI Climate Investments LLP

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12:00 - 12:45

The rise of impact secondaries: investment case, and opportunities for the impact market

  • Is the increase in secondaries activity in impact investing a good thing?
  • What are LP views on secondaries in the impact context?
  • What is the outlook for secondaries in both LP-led and GP-led transactions (single asset and continuation funds) for 2023?
12:45 - 13:45

Lunch

Plenary
13:45 - 14:00

Data presentation: breakdown of fundraising in the impact market

14:00 - 14:45

Impact value creation toolbox: how to generate value from an impact strategy

  • To what extent do value creation plans and impact creation plans need to be integrated?
  • How do funds influence portfolio companies to deliver impact performance through incentives and board composition?
  • What support do you need to provide for portfolio company management to deliver against impact goals?
14:45 - 15:30

Trust, but verify: verification approaches for impact performance and claims

  • How sophisticated are LP’s current verification practices of impact commitments?
  • What is driving the market’s adoption of third-party verification?
  • What are the differences in approaches to verification?
  • How can funds be verified for compliance with upcoming standards (e.g., ISSB, SDG Impact, CFA’s ESG Disclosure Standard) and regulations (e.g., SFDR, SDR, SEC disclosure rules)?
15:30 - 16:15

Comparing like for like: overview of progress in impact benchmarking

Clara Barby, Juho Uusihakala
  • Will impact measurements every reach a financial reporting standard?
  • What frameworks are leading impact funds using to demonstrate impact and how comparable are these from an investor’s perspective?
  • How will data, metrics and reporting practice develop in the coming years?
  • Where is innovation still required on benchmarking?
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Clara Barby

Senior Partner, Just Climate

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Juho Uusihakala

Head of Impact, Finnfund

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16:15 - 16:20

Closing remarks

16:20 - 16:20

End of conference

Impact Investor Global Summit

Our leading advisory board

Anita Bhatia

Investment Director- Investment Director, Endowment Team, Guy's and St Thomas' Foundation

Anita is Investment Director at Guy's and St Thomas' Charity, working on the investment activities of the Charity's endowment and leads the development and implementation of the Charity's impact investing activities including portfolio construction,… Read full bio

Jen Braswell

Managing Director and Head of Impact, Private Capital, EQT

Jen Braswell joined EQT Partners in September 2022 as Head of Impact for Private Capital based in London, UK. Prior to joining EQT Partners, Jen was Head of Value Creation in the Impact Group at British International Investment (formerly CDC Group),… Read full bio

Cecilia Chao

Managing Director, Bain Capital Double Impact

Cecilia Chao is a Managing Director at Bain Capital Double Impact. She joined Bain Capital in 2008 and prior to her current role, she was a member of the Private Equity Portfolio Group. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Ms. Chao was a Vice President at… Read full bio

Michele Giddens OBE

Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Bridges Fund Management

Michele co-founded Bridges alongside Philip Newborough and Sir Ronald Cohen in 2002. As a partner, she focuses on strategy, investor relations, public affairs and social impact assessment. Michele has played a key role in the growth of the impact inv… Read full bio

Pia Irell

Impact Partner, Trill Impact Advisory

Pia Irell is the Impact Partner and leads Trill Impact's value creation impact and ESG practice. She is a member of the Investment Advisory Committee and has more than 15 years of experience in the private equity industry. Before joining Trill Impact… Read full bio

Yasemin Saltuk Lamy

Deputy CIO, Head of Asset Allocation and Capital Solutions, British International Investment

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Vincent Lecat

Impact & ESG Specialist, Development Partners International LLP (DPI)

Vincent Lecat is an ESG specialist with 10+ years’ experience working in Africa, Europe and South-East Asia on large investment projects with international fundings in the power, food and agriculture, transport, health, urban development and extracti… Read full bio

Xenia Loos

Co-creator, Collective Action

Xenia is a co-founder of Collective Action, an investment platform facilitating collaboration between institutional investors who aim to achieve measurable social and environmental impact and financial returns in private markets. She is part of the i… Read full bio

Narina Mnatsakanian

Executive Director Impact and Sustainable Investment, Van Lanschot Kempen

Narina until recently was Head of Sustainability and Impact investing at Kempen Capital Management and is now Executive Director at the newly formed Sustainability Centre at Van Lanschot Kempen. She works closely with portfolio managers on ESG integr… Read full bio

Nina Pfifer

Co-founder/ Chief External Affairs Officer, Conduit Capital

Nina spent the first decade of her career trying to change the world via ‘traditional’ means –working for the International Institute for Peace, the UN and the European Commission – before becoming inspired to change careers to the investment world,… Read full bio

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Network with the global impact investment industry

The summit will be in-person in London. Join 500+ attendees from specialist impact fund managers, general asset managers and institutional investors for two days of networking at the must-attend event for impact investment professionals.

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The in-person networking experience

Meet investors focused on impact investment

Network with active investors in the industry. Benefit from our expansive global investor community who will be in attendance throughout the summit.

 

Network in-person in London

Connect with your peers at interactive workshops, networking breaks, evening drinks reception, roundtable discussions and invite-only breakfasts.

Build new connections

Our past attendees included Big Society Capital, Blackstone Group, CDC Group, Goldman Sachs, Macarthur Foundation, MassMutual, New York State Common Retirement Fund, and many more.

Previous attendees included

ABC World Asia
Aberdeen Standard Investments
Achmea Investment Management
Actis
AfricInvest Group
Airovation Technologies
Allianz Global Investors
Alter Capital
Ambienta Sgr
AMP Capital
AP6
AP7
Apax Partners
APG Asset Management
Arcano Asset Management
Ardian
Ares Management
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Asset Management One
Astarte Capital Partners
AXA
Bain Capital
BentallGreenOak
Big Issue Invest
Big Society Capital
BlueMark
BlueOrchard Finance
BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt
Bridgepoint
Bridges Fund Management
Brightwood Capital Advisors
Brookfield Asset Management
Brunel Pension Partnership
Buckingham Companies
CalSTRS
Calvert Foundation
Capital Safi
Capricorn Investment Group
Carlyle Group
Castle Hall
Cathay
CDC Group
Ceres
Children's Investment Fund Foundation
Christian Super
Church Commissioners
Collective Action
Conduit Capital
Counselrock Partners
CPP Investment Board
Dai-ichi Life International (Europe) Limited
Dementia Discovery Fund
Denham Capital
Derigo
Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit
Development Partners International Dream Unlimited
Earth Capital Partners
EBRD
Educate Global
Enhanced Capital
EQT Partners
Esmee Fairbairn Foundation
Eurazeo
European Commission
European Investment Fund
EUROSIF
EVPA
Finadvice
FinDev Canada
Finnfund
Fondaction
Fund Our Future
Glenmede
Goldman Sachs
Goodwell Investments
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity
Hancock Capital Management
Hancock Natural Resource Group
Hatch BioFund Management
Hg
HSBC Bank
ILX Fund
Impact Management Project
Inarcassa
Indigram Labs Foundation
Intermediate Capital Group
International Finance Corporation
Julius Baer
Kempen Capital Management
Kirkland & Ellis
KKR
KPMG
Kuria Foundation for Social Enterprise
Larry Ellison Foundation
Laureola
LBO France
Local Initiatives Support Corporation
M&G
Macarthur Foundation
Marwitz Family Office
MassMutual
Merseyside Pension Fund
Mosiamise Rural Development
NEST - National Employment Savings Trust
New York City Retirement System
Nordea
North Sky Capital
Nuveen
NYS Common Retirement Fund
Oaktree Capital Management
Octopus Investments
OMERS
Paine Schwartz Partners
Palatine Private Equity
Palladium Equity Partners
Partners Group
Patrizia Netherlands
PGGM
Phillips Foundation
Primestor Development
PwC
Quadriga Capital
ReAssure
Rede Partners
Satter Investment Management
Schroders
Seroba Life Sciences
Simmons University
Small Foundation
SPE CAPITAL Partners
Stafford Capital Partners
Stepstone Group
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
SV Health Managers
Swedfund
Temasek
The Predistribution Initiative
Trill Impact
Triodos Investment Management
Tufts University
Two Sigma
TZP Group
U.S. International Development Finance Corp
UNIDO
Wafra
Wimmer Family Office
Working for Change
YIELCO Investments

Testimonials from attendees

Operating Principles for Impact Management

Diane Damskey, Head of Secretariat

The event gathered some of the top names in impact investing and covered key topics to promote the understanding and growth of this market. The organization and…

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SV Health Investors

Hannah Maunder, Investor Relations and Communications Associate

The Impact Investor Global Summit provided a huge amount of clarity on all things impact investing and did so in an engaging and enjoyable way.

FSN Capital Partners

Pål Dale, Senior Director, Business Development

All in all, the event provided a rich and detailed snapshot of the state of the impact investment industry, as of 2021.

Institutional Investors at the Impact Global Summit 2023

The Impact Investor Global Summit provides a leading platform for leading institutional investors and allocators investing in impact in private markets to gather.

A limited number of complimentary passes are available for impact LPs and institutional investors to the event. Check out the benefits of joining the conference, who among your peers attends and find out how to apply for a complimentary pass for you or your team below.

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  • Meet with the best and biggest impact funds globally – network and arrange one-to-one meetings with leading impact managers
  • Networking with peers and other institutional investors – build your network of peers, understand their strategies, challenges and allocation approach to impact
  • Get insight on the latest innovations and trends in impact investing – take advantage of world-class speaking faculty to stay aligned with developments in the market
  • Find investment opportunities across the impact market’s thematic sub-asset classes from climate, healthcare, social, education and many more

Previous impact allocators and investors that have attended include:

Who attends the summit?

Achmea Investment Management
AgriUT Foundation Limited
Aksia
Allianz Capital Partners
Allianz Investment Management
Alpha Associates
AlpInvest Partners
Anthos Fund and Asset Management
AP4
ARI Holding
Aviva Investors
Azalea Investment Management
AZR Capital
Barclays
Big Society Capital
British International Investment (BII)
CalSTRS
Cardano
Children's Investment Fund Foundation
Counselrock Partners
DEG
Derigo
Development Bank of Japan
EBRD
ENOWE
Erste Group
Esmee Fairbairn Foundation
European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD)
European Climate Foundation
European Investment Fund (EIF)
Finnfund
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity
Guys and St Thomas Foundation
Hamilton Lane
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
HSBC Global Banking and Markets
HSBC Insurance
IFC
Investcorp-Tages
J.P. Morgan Private Bank
JSW Group
Jubilee Capital
Julius Baer
Larchpoint Capital LLP
M&G Investments
Mallinckrodt Foundation
Marmot Charitable Trust
Massmutual
New Zealand Superannuation Fund
Nippon Life Global Investors Europe
Nippon Life Insurance Co
Ontario Teachers Pension Plan
Partners Capital
Peninsula House LLC
PGGM
Prima Ekuiti
Prime Advocates
Redington
RNIB Royal National Institute for the Blind
Shell Foundation
Small Foundation
Stepstone Group
Swix Family Office
Temasek
Temasek Trust Capital
The Rockefeller Foundation
Times 3 Capital
TLG Capital
Tsangs Group
Tufts University
Un Capital Development Fund
UNGSII
Universities Superannuation Scheme
Valéco Finance
Van Lanschot Kempen
Wimmer Financial LLP
YIELCO Investments

Apply for a complimentary Institutional Investor pass

A limited number of complimentary passes are available for impact LPs, allocators and institutional investors to join the event.

In order to qualify for a complimentary pass, you must meet the eligibility criteria in representing a pension fund, insurance company, sovereign wealth, private wealth manager, foundation, endowment, family office or corporate investment division.

Apply for a pass and a member of our team will follow up with you to secure your pass.