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CONFERENCE PREVIEW: Impact Summit: From Values to Value Creation – New York

Tom Burroughes

2 October 2017

Impact investing is all the rage at present and this publication boasts an extensive catalog of reports, features and interviews on the subject. Investing to drive changes that cannot be simply measured in financial terms appeals to different generations but especially to younger adults and women. And wealth managers, mindful of how to engage with the next generation of wealth holders and the female investor, are becoming more and more interested in this field.

To explore the theme of Harnessing the Power of Impact Investing For Multi-Generational Families, a number of prominent figures in the field are gathering on October 11 in New York City’s Midtown district at the Grand Hyatt, to discuss the issues

Among the speakers are Josh Mailman, founder and managing director, Serious Change . Mailman’s organization is a $100 million sole L.P. impact investment vehicle, which started in 2006. He also on the board of the following non-profits: the Mailman School of Public Health, Echoing Green, the Fund for Global Human Rights, and the Sigrid Rausing Trust UK .

Other speakers include Chris Fowle, head of Americas, United Nation's Principles for Responsible Investment ; Josh Cohen, managing partner, City Light Capital and the co-Founder of the ImPact; Raul Pomares, founder, Sonen Capital - one of the pioneering firms in the field of impact investing, and Benjamin Bingham, founder and CEO, 3Sisters Sustainable Management, author of Making Money Matter: Impact Investing to Change the World. 

Readers will also recognize speakers such as Liz Luckett, Managing Partner, The Social Entrepreneurs’ Fund, Ned Dane, head of the private client group at Oppenheimer Funds; Gareth Davies, who is head of responsible investment solutions at Columbia Threadneedle Asset Management, Ed Morrow, director of Family Wealth Consulting at Key Private Bank; Avi Sharon, principal - Private Wealth Solutions at Blackstone, and Susan Winer, co-founder and chief operating officer, Strategic Philanthropy, Ltd. 

A full list of all the speakers can be found here. 

The event is being sponsored by Bernstein; Bank of the West; Columbia Threadneedle; Finance Malta;; Key Private Bank; OppenheimerFunds; PKF O’Connor Davies and Voya Investment Management. Impactαlpha is our media partner.

For those who haven’t yet done so and who would like to register, don’t’ delay! Click here.