Investors can play a crucial role in helping to solve the global challenges we are facing. However, to fully unlock this potential it needs to be clear how real change can be driven. Meet Florian Heeb, co-author of “The investor’s guide to impact”, published by University of Zurich, Center for Sustainable Finance & Private Wealth. He will share his evidence-based findings for investors who want to change the world.
You will learn:
- Understanding the sustainability approach to safeguard your assets
- The difference between investor impact and company impact
- What is more impactful: investing in a “green” company or a “brown” company?
|14:00||Science-based insights to impact investing|
|14:28||Wrap-up and tips to get started|
Meet the Speakers
Researcher, Center for Sustainable Finance & Private Wealth, University of Zurich
Florian Heeb is a researcher at CSP. Florian holds a master's degree in environmental science from ETH Zurich. Before joining CSP, Florian worked in the executive management of South Pole, a leading provider of sustainability financing solutions, where he built up and managed a global team of sustainability experts.
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.