Upcoming Events

Impact Investing: Making Use of Finance to Change the World

This is an introductory workshop to Impact Investing. All aspects of the topic and it will provide attendees with a broad understanding of the sector as a whole. You will learn from practical examples what is impact investing, how it is different from sustainable investing and why it is important for our planet and people. The Workshop will look at different techniques of impact measurement and you will also learn about possible investment opportunities with purpose. After the workshop, everyone is invited for a networking Apéro and open discussion! Galileo offers SIIA a special price of CHF 20.-

06th September 2018

Chi Impact Capital, Josefstrasse 225, 8005 Zurich

Zug Impact Summit 2018

For the 3rd consecutive year, the ZUG IMPACT SUMMIT gathers inspirational speakers, world-class educators and practical showcases of impact investment solutions. Earth & Finance is the theme of this year's summit, looking for ways to improve the livelihoods of people and ways to conserve and regenerate our precious planet. You will meet a unique mix of entrepreneurs, investors, and thought-leaders who will share their views and investment strategies to achieve objectives beyond just financial returns.

17th - 18th September 2018

Theater Casino Zug, Artherstrasse 2-4, 6300 Zug, Switzerland

GIIN Investor Forum 2018

Last year's event brought together 850 experienced and emerging impact investors and practitioners for two days of investor-oriented sessions and unparalleled networking opportunities. The 2018 GIIN Investor Forum will continue to support impact investors to build and expand their portfolios. With a practitioner-driven agenda designed by industry experts, the Forum provides first-access to leading-edge research, best-in-class tools and products, and the latest market intelligence.

30th - 31th October 2018

Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel Paris, France


Past Events

Kennenlernen | Vorsorge Konzept der Schweiz | Gender Equality/Think Yellow

Eine Kombination von Kennenlernen, eine kurze Geschichte von F10 und zwei interessanten Vorträgen: Vorsorge Konzept der Schweiz - Rolf Fischer, Baloise Investieren in Gender Equality - Karina Storinggaard, Mitgründerin Think Yellow die Euch veranlassen sollen, an diesem Think Yellow Anlass teilzunehmen. Der Anlass ist gratis und wir offerieren etwas zum trinken.

27th June 2018

F10 Incubator & Accelerator Förrlibuckstrasse 10, 2. 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

IMPACT INVESTING: Making Use of Finance to Change the World

The Workshop is an introduction to Impact Investing. It will cover all aspects of this topic and deliver a broad understanding of the sector as a whole. You will learn on practical examples what is impact investing, how it is different from sustainable investments, why this is important for our planet and people. SIIA price: CHF 20

26th June 2018

Chi Impact Capital, Josefstrasse 225, Zurich, Switzerland

Design Workshop: Smart Impact Bonds 1.0

The UBS Optimus Foundation & the ixo Foundation are facilitating a design workshop to create the next generation of impact financing mechanisms, using Web3 and blockchain technologies. In this inaugural workshop, the focus is on the requirements and opportunities for bridging traditional systems with new technologies, to design Smart Impact Bonds. SIIA Members are all kindly invited.

07th - 08th June 2018

UBS, Max-Högger-Strasse 80-82, 8048 Zürich, Switzerland

Meet ixo foundation and Blockchain Society Lab by Stanford Peace Innovation

The Blockchain Society Lab - an initiative by Stanford Peace Innovation and The Hague Impact City - invites SIIA network to a get-together in Zurich. The team of the ixo foundation is in town to work on a Smart Impact Bond initiative with UBS Optimus Foundation. There will be short presentations, a panel discussion, followed by a Q&A session. We aim to combine members of the blockchain and sustainability communities as well as impact investors and networks of the Swiss Impact Investment Association. SIIA Price: 25 CHF

06th June 2018

Trust Square, 3 Bahnhofstrasse, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland

Managing Business Ethics – Corporate Day

In a globalised corporate world, questions about ethics are getting increasingly important. These questions are at the centre of Lassalle-Institut's international conference on "Managing and Teaching Business Ethics".  The SIIA network is invited to participate in the Corporate Day on May 15, 2018, which focuses on ethics and leadership in companies. Experts such as Antoinette Hunziker-Ebneter (Forma Futura Invest AG), Pius Bascaera (Hilti), Peter Zehnder (Egon Zehnder) from the business and corporate world await you. In addition to the Corporate Day, there is also the Academic Day with a focus on the theoretical discourse. The conference is organised jointly by the Lassalle Institute, the School of Philosophy, Munich and the ESADE Business School, Raimon Llull University Barcelona. Details of the entire conference, May 13-16, 2018, can be found at the following link: Managing and Teaching Business Ethics in Business Schools and Business Education.

15th May 2018

Lassalle Haus, Edlibach, Switzerland

RFI Summit

The Responsible Finance & Investment Summit (RFI Summit) is an initiative of the RFI Foundation and Swiss Arab Network to build awareness of shared values that can bring socially responsible investing (SRI), environmental, social and governance (ESG) and Islamic finance together to increase their positive impact. This Responsible Finance & Investment Summit brings together key stakeholders within responsible finance to build connections to new growth opportunities and more measurable impact. The RFI Summit will play a vital role in connecting representatives from across the responsible finance industry to build on the growing cooperation between SRI, ESG and Islamic finance.

26th - 27th April 2018

Hotel Atlantis, Döltschiweg 234, 8055 Zürich, Switzerland

Innovate 4 Water

A matchmaking forum for sustainable development. The role of private sector in providing innovative solutions to the water sector in Kenya and Eastern African Region.

26th - 27th April 2018

Auditorium of Strathmore University, Ole Sangale Rd, Nairobi, Kenya

Global Impact Investment Strategy Conference

The objective of the conference is to educate and provide investors and stakeholders with the most relevant information and resources from killed worldwide impact practitioners to overcome the obstacles in impact management and measurement including due diligence, ongoing monitoring and reporting. SIIA network is offered to participate at a VIP price of CHF 350.00 -  SEE CONFERENCE BROCHURE HERE Click "Find out more" below for special SIIA price!  

19th April 2018

Mövenpick Hotel, Route de Pré Bois 20, Geneva, Switzerland

Annual General Meeting 2018

SIIA's next Annual General Meeting will highlight our association's future and past activities and to vote a new board member onto our board. We will send you the full agenda prior to the AGM. Looking forward to see you all.

16th April 2018

Theater Casino Zug, Artherstrasse 2-4, 6300 Zug, Switzerland

SDG Workshop

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (or SDGs) are the Global Goals nations have agreed to reach by 2030. The Junior Chamber International invites you to learn more about what the SDGs mean and why they are essential to solving social and environmental problems locally and globally in the future. Anyone who likes to understand how the SDG will help us change the world for the better are kindly invited. Check out the program below.

24th March 2018

Bibliothek Zug, Sankt-Oswalds-Gasse 21, 6300 Zug, Switzerland

Impact Investment World Forum 2018

The IIWF is one of leading social impact investment events in UK Europe and Global. It aims to foster debate on social impact of all types of investments including social impact bonds, stocks, private equity, investment banking, venture capital, wealth management and family office. The Forum brings together world’s leading banks, hedge funds, charitable foundations and trusts worldwide. KPMG International is a gold sponsor of this year’s Impact Investing World Forum.

21th - 22th March 2018

Kensington Conference and Events Centre, London, United Kingdom

Impact Investing Workshop

SIIA is proud to support Ms Svetlana Baurens' Impact Investment Workshops. The workshop will provide you with an understanding of what is meant by impact investing. Ms Baurens' workshops are an ideal starting point to the world of impact investment. You will be provided with practical examples of purposeful investment opportunities and shown how they impact people and our planet.

19th March 2018

VOLKSHAUS, Stauffacherstrasse 60, 8004 Zürich, Switzerland.

Blockchain Leadership Summit 2018

The blockchain technology will impact the future of our society in many ways. To learn how, listen to experts, investors and visionaries in the field at the Blockchain Leadership Summit 2018. SIIA Member Discount: 10% (use coupon SiiABLS)

09th March 2018

The Dolder Grand, Kurhausstrasse 65, 8032 Zürich

Impact Investing: making use of finance to change the world

The Workshop is an introduction to Impact Investing. It will cover all aspects of this topic and deliver a broad understanding of the sector as a whole. You will learn on practical examples what is impact investing, how it is different from sustainable investments, why this is important for our planet and people. We will look at different techniques of impact measurement, innovative deal structures that impact investors apply for financing social enterprises. You will also learn about possible investment opportunities with purpose. The intention is that the workshop would help You to find new ideas and to support participants in developing their own impact strategies and action plans. After the workshop everyone is invited for networking and open discussion at Impact Hub!

05th February 2018

Sihlquai 131, 8005 Zürich, Schweiz

Blockchain For Good

Introducing two BC4G companies, Bluenote and Porini Foundation. Both companies aim to use blockchain technology to benefit of people and nature through an entrepreneurial spirit. Come and listen to their business presentations on 23 January 2018 at 18:00-21:00 including network drinks at the Theater Casino Zug, Artherstrasse 2-4, 6300 Zug. http://www.bluenote.world http://porini.foundation/en/

23th January 2018

Theater Casino Zug, Artherstrasse 2-4, 6300 Zug

Impact Now Dinner

Better World Initiatives together with the Swiss Impact Investment Association have the pleasure of inviting you to IMPACT NOW DINNER | NAIROBI, KENYA - THEME | SDG 5: GENDER EQUALITY

18th December 2017

Restaurant 88, Villa Rosa Kempinski, Nairobi

Impact Investing Session

The Workshop will cover all aspects of impact investment and delivers a broad understanding of the sector as a whole. You will learn on practical examples what is impact investing, why this is important for our planet and people. We will look at different techniques of impact measurement and innovative deal structures that impact investors apply for financing social enterprises. You will also learn about possible investment opportunities with purpose.

13th December 2017

Sihlquai 131, 8005 Zürich, Schweiz

Sustainable Investments Day

Am Sustainable Investments Day werden die Ergebnisse der aktuellen IFZ-Erhebung zu nachhaltigen Investmentfonds im Schweizer Vertrieb dargestellt. Die Chancen und Herausforderungen in der Produktion, in der Positionierung und im Vertrieb nachhaltiger Anlageprodukte werden diskutiert. Referate führender Asset Manager und eine Podiumsdiskussion ergänzen das Programm der Konferenz. Flyer hier ansehen

23th November 2017

Hochschule Luzern, Grafenauweg 10, 6302 Zug, Switzerland

Global & Social Bank meet Digitalisation

1bank4all Founding Association is proud to present its first seminar on blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies and their influences on social banking. See event flyer here

11th November 2017

Kartause Ittigen, 8532 Ittigen, Switzerland

Other 2017, London Green Tech Challenge Investor Day

The Green Tech Challenge event, in collaboration with Microsoft and others, presents 16 pre-selected green businesses with investment opportunities between EUR 100'000 to EUR 1'000'000. Invest in, learn from and meet with these start-ups together with a network of investors, top industry people and listen to keynote speakers that will inspire how to make our world just a little bit better.

09th November 2017

Taylor Wessing LLP, 5 New Street Square, EC4A 3TW, United Kingdom

Family Office Impact Investor Forum 2017

The growing demand for socially-responsible and purposeful investing can no longer be ignored or filed under ‘compliance’. Impact investing is on the rise, whether it be driven by the ultra-wealthy or demanded by stakeholders of the world’s biggest pension funds. If you are not impact-focused, you are not investor-focused. The PEI Family Office Impact Investor Forum: Singapore brings together the investment community with the practitioners driving triple-bottom-line returns. Join us to take a look at impact investing across asset classes and geographies, discover best practice investment processes and examine deal dynamics through an impact lens.

01st November 2017

Grand Hyatt, Singapore

Faith In Finance

The IMPACT SUMMIT ZUG is an unique speaker’s forum where speakers attend to provide unique insight into the world of impact investment. SIIA invites speakers from wide variety of sectors to showcase their businesses, investments and insights for you to gain a better understanding of the possible financial and societal return opportunities.

30th - 31th October 2017

Theater Casino Zug, Artherstrasse 2-4, 6300 Zug, Switzerland

Tbli Conference™ Nordic

(Triple Bottom Line Investment) is the global networking and educational platform on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and Impact Investing.

28th - 29th September 2017

Nasdaq Stockholm AB, Tullvaktsvägen 15, 115 56 Stockholm, Sweden

Green Tech Challenge Investor Day

The Green Tech Challenge event presents 16 pre-selected green businesses with investment opportunities between EUR 100'000 to EUR 1'000'000. Invest in, learn from and meet with these start-ups together with a network of investors, top industry people and listen to keynote speakers that will inspire how to make our world just a little bit better.

28th September 2017

Copenhagen Business School, 3 Solbjerg Plads, 2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark

3rd Finance for Change Bootcamp @ Impact Hub Berlin

The Finance for Change Bootcamp is a two day hands-on learning experience that delivers practical, actionable and relevant knowledge on impact-oriented investing and social finance. It is an invitation to investors and (financial) intermediaries from the private, social and public sector to acquire practical skills, to explore new opportunities in impact oriented investing and social finance and to exchange experience with peers from the DACH region and other countries around the world.

05th - 06th May 2017

Impact Hub Berlin, Friedrichstraße 246, 10969 Berlin

Early bird registration before  15.03

Building Bridges, Expanding Impact

The Responsible Finance & Investment Summit (RFI Summit) is an initiative of the RFI Foundation and Swiss Arab Network to build awareness of shared values that can bring socially responsible investing (SRI), environmental, social and governance (ESG) and Islamic finance together to increase their positive impact.

03th - 04th May 2017

Hotel Atlantis by Giardino, Döltschiweg 234, 8055 Zürich

Golf for Nepal

Promoting sustainable business values and sustainable finance in emerging markets, Golf for Nepal is an exclusive, international pro-am event held in Pokhara and Kathmandu, Nepal. A first of its kind, the event will showcase impact investment opportunities in South Asia, as well as raise funds to boost the development of healthcare and education.

13th - 16th March 2017

Pokhara/Kathmandu, Nepal

Tbli Conference™ Nordic

Explore investment opportunities and learn about latest trends in the Nordic Market on ESG & Impact Investing!

20th - 21th September 2016

Nasdaq Stockholm AB, Tullvaktsvägen 15, 115 56 Stockholm, Sweden

Early bird registration before  30 June

Impact Summit ZUG

The IMPACT SUMMIT ZUG is an unique speaker’s forum where speakers attend to provide unique insight into the world of impact investment. SIIA invites speakers from wide variety of sectors to showcase their businesses, investments and insights for you to gain a better understanding of the possible financial and societal return opportunities.

02nd June 2016

Theater Casino Zug, Artherstrasse 2-4, 6300 Zug, Switzerland

Investor Bootcamp

The Finance for Change Bootcamp is a two day hands-on learning experience that delivers practical, actionable and relevant knowledge to investors, funders and finance professionals on impact-oriented investing and innovative finance. www.finance-for-change.net

13th - 14th May 2016

Impact Hub Berlin, Friedrichstrasse 246, Berlin, Germany