ZUG IMPACT SUMMIT 2017

FAITH IN FINANCE  –   30 & 31 OCTOBER 2017

SUMMIT TICKET

Summit ticket for two days, incl. refreshments and lunches
CHF 120.00

The Zug Impact Summit features over 40 entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders from Africa, India, Europe, USA and Switzerland who will present how their companies, investments strategies and ideas make positive impact to society. 

You are very welcome to join any of these speeches. The Summit values open dialogues, diverse opinions, and an atmosphere of sharing experiences, knowledge, and ideas to find solutions for a sustainable economy and society. Come and be part of it. 

This year SIIA is cooperating with the Alliance of Religions and Conservation to highlight the theme of “Faith Consistent Investing” at the Summit.

At the Summit a group of the major Faiths will sign the Zug Guidelines determining how to invest according to their Faiths’ core values and beliefs.

Also at the Summit, a group of Charitable Foundations will sign the Zug Declaration declaring their commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals and the approach of impact investing.

Other important themes at the Summit are: Gender Equality, Nature Conservation, Renewable Energy, Education and Blockchain for good.

VENUE LOCATION

Theater Casino Zug

Artherstrasse 2-4, 6300 Zug, Switzerland

PARKING IN ZUG 

SPEAKER CONTRIBUTIONS

CO-HOSTS

Klaus-Michael Christensen
President
Swiss Impact Investment Association

THE IMPACT ECOSYSTEM

Dr. Matthias Michel
Member of the Zug Cantonal Government
Canton of Zug

Small Canton – Big Impact

KEYNOTE

Jamison Ervin
Manager, Nature for Development
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Genesis & Future of the Sustainable Development Goals

Cardinal Peter Turkson
Leader of The Dicastery on Integral Human Development
The Vatican

The Choices of Investing – A Noble Vocation

Jo Andrews
Co-founder
Equileap

Financial Tools to Advance Gender Balance

Robert Rubinstein
Chairman
TBLI Group

Family Office Impact Strategies –
How can Impact Offer Safer Returns

Martin Palmer
Secretary General
Alliance of Religions and Conservation

Creating the Faith Consistent Investment Movement

Prof. Christoph Stückelberger
Founder and Executive Director
Globethics.net

The Three “R” Economic Model

Pelle Pedersen
Head of Responsible Investment
PKA Pension

How to Transform Investment Strategy Objectives

Karl H. Richter
Head of Research and Knowledge
UNDP SDG Impact Finance (UNSIF) & ExpandX

The Internet of Impact

Ben Banerjee
Member of the Boards
Swiss Impact Investment Association and EastWest Institute

Why Impact Investing

ZUG GUIDELINES

Faith Procession

A Procession of the worlds major Faiths arrives at Theater Casion Zug

Celebration of the Zug Guidelines

The Zug Guidelines are presented to the Summit and committed to by the Faiths in a festive celebration

The Handclasp of the Future

ZUG DECLARATION

Daniel Krähenbühl
CEO
Foundations & Sustainability

Launch of the Swiss Initiative for Sustainable and Impact Investing

To be announced

Foundation and Impact Investment

Dr. Lee Alexander Risby
Head of Impact and Communication
C&A Foundation

Beyond Measurement – Putting Faith and Trust in Impact Investing

To be announced

Foundation use Case

Daniel Krähenbühl &
+ leading Swiss Foundations


Zug Declaration Signing Ceremony

PANEL: BLOCKCHAIN FOR SOCIAL GOOD

How BlockChain Can Help Achieve The SDGs

Karl H. Richter
UNDP SDG Social Impact Finance (UNSIF)

Olinga Ta’eed
Centre for Citizenship, Enterprise and Govern

Efi Pylarinou
Dailyfintech.com

Marcelo Garcia
BroadLights.org

PANEL: WAYS TO INVEST IN SDG5 GENDER EQUALITY

Ways to Invest in Gender Equality (SDG5)

Ingeborg Schumacher
Moderator

Lex van Dam
Hampstead Capital LLP

Brigitte Baumann
GoBeyond

Mette Rotbøll
Think Yellow

SAVE-THE-FOREST SYMPOSIUM

Gerald Prolman
President
Everland llc

Introduction

Sir Graham Wynne
Special Adviser
Prince of Wales Sustainability Unit

Why Forests Matter

Dr. Gavin Schmidt
Director
NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies

NASA Observations on Climate Change

Mario Boccucci
Head of UN-REDD Secretariat
UN-REDD

REDD+ and the Paris Climate Agreement

Armin Sandhoevel
CIO
Infrastructure Equity Allianz Global Investors

Why Invest in Forest Conservation

Francois Carre
Carbon Portfolio Manager
Commodity Deriv., BNP Paribas

Leading by Example with Carbon Neutrality

Mike Korchinsky
Founder & President
Wildlife Works

How REDD+ Saves Forests & Achieves SDGS

Joseph Mwakima
Community Leader
Wildlife Works

Community Engagement – Strategy for REDD+

David Antonioli
CEO
VCS & CCBA

REDD+ Standards, and Audited Impact

Noelle LeCann
President
Alpha Source Climate Fund

REDD+ at Scale, a Holistic Approach

Dr. Assheton Carter
President
The Dragonfly Initiative

Conflict Minerals & Forest Conservation

Alik Hinckson
Senior Vice President
Rainforest Alliance

Small Farmers & Forest Conservation

FIRST GLOBAL SOCIAL BANK

Christian Heyner
President
1bank4all Founding Association

First Global Social and Humanitarian Bank

Andreas Dudas
Head of Communication
1bank4all Founding Association

First Global Social and Humanitarian Bank

SHOWCASES

Gil Crawford
CEO
MicroVest

Purposeful Investing in Under-Banked Markets

Jouni Keronen
Executive Director
Climate Leadership Council

Citizens Actions in Mitigating Climate Change

Chris Roelofse
Head of Alternatives
STANLIB Multi-Manager

Simpler and Safer Impact Investment in Africa

Petri Saarinen
Co-founder
Teraloop

Future Energy and Smart Grids Roadmap

Scott Nelson
Co-founder
Sweetbridge Foundation

Building Blockchain Alliance with the Impact Ecosystem

Professor Olinga Ta’eed
Chairman
Centre for Citizenship, Enterprise and Governance

Cryptocurrencies with Values:
The Seratio Faith Coin

Ingeborg Schumacher
Owner & Managing Director
Responsible Impact Investing

Creating Impact through Foundation Capital

Bridget Jackson
Director of Corporate Sustainability
PwC UK

Going Circular – Generating Demand for SDG12 – Responsible Consumption and Production

Sanchayan Chakarborty
Partner
Aavishkaar Venture Management

Impact Investing at Ground Zero: Building Businesses at the other 3 Billion

Jojo Linder
Founder
kompotoi

Good Business for the Earth Literally

Joss Tantram
Founding Partner
Terrafiniti LLP

Towards 9 Billion – How might Finance Value the Future

Martin ä Porta
CEO & President
Pöyry PLC

Circular Impact in Forestry,
Desalination and Renewable Energy

Bhawani Singh Shekhawat
CEO – Europe
The Akshaya Patra Foundation

The Enterprise of Serving 5 Million
Children Everyday – Food for Education

Francis Taumigwa
Founder & CEO
World Delta Limited

Empowering African Society
Through Telecommunication

Martin ä Porta
CEO & President
Pöyry PLC

Reforestation for Sustainable Value