A little money goes a long way - financial inclusion for all

21st April 2021WebinarOnline

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

Event Details

Wednesday, 21st April 2021
12:00 - 12:30 UTC+00:00

Event Program

Column 1
14:00Introduction to Financial Inclusion
14:20Q&A session
14:28Wrap-up and tips to get started

Meet the Speakers

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Martin Heimes

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.

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Samuel Baumgartner

Head of Wholesale, responsAbility

Samuel is the head of wholesale distribution at responsAbility overseeing the fund-distribution network. 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.