The investor’s guide to impact – a science-based view

28th October 2021WebinarOnline

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? 

Watch the webinar recording on our Youtube Channel

Event Details

Thursday, 28th October 2021
12:00 - 12:30 UTC+00:00

Event Program

Column 1
14:00Science-based impact investing insights
14:28Wrap-up and tips to get started

Meet the Speakers

Profile photo of speaker Florian Heeb

Florian Heeb

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.

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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.