Financial inclusion addresses many of today’s global challenges which need financing to reach the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals by 2050. Learn about the Financial Inclusion sector, what impact is generated by investing in it and how you can start investing, even with small amounts, and generate impact! Topics that will be covered:
Financial inclusion (microfinance) and how the sector has evolved
Why access to basic financial services is key to creating resilient societies and economies
How your money is contributing to build a more sustainable world
Watch the webinar recording on our Youtube Channel
|14:00||Introduction to Financial Inclusion|
|14:28||Wrap-up and tips to get started|
Meet the Speakers
Co-Head of Financial Inclusion Debt, responsAbility
Over 15 years experience in development investments (since 2009 at responsAbility), fund management and consulting on microfinance and small business lending. Studied Economics and Social Anthropology at Freie Universität Berlin and London School of Economics. Prior to responsAbility, Martin worked for the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management on consultancy projects related to SME lending and Microfinance Fund Management, as well as in Investment Management for the European Fund for Southeast Europe. Studied Economics and Social Anthropology at Freie Universität Berlin and London School of Economics.
Business Relationship Manager, responsAbility
Samuel Baumgartner is a business development manager, responsible for Swiss private clients and institutional investors in Hong Kong and Israel. He is also a frequent keynote speaker on sustainable and impact investing topics. Prior to his time at responsAbility, he worked with an investment advisory in Peru and Chile matching investors with local private equity opportunities. Samuel holds a bachelor degree in business administration and is working on his masters in finance focusing on sustainable finance at the University of Zürich.