Venue
Casino Bern
Casino Bern, Casinopl. 1, 3011 Bern, Switzerland

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Event Date Tue Sep 28 CEST (23 days ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Sep 28 2:30am - Tue Sep 28 11:00am
Location Casino Bern
Casinopl. 1, 3011 Bern, Switzerland
Region EMEA
Details

In recent years, the branch of sustainable investing has changed from a niche product to a financial trend. It became more popular, especially when the myth about the ability to pay for returns wore off. But there is still a lack of knowledge about simple investment options and understandable strategies. We want to change that.

With the Impact Finance Forum, we are launching an initiative for the sustainable financial pioneers in Switzerland. The aim of the forum is to support the strategic positioning of a responsible financial center and thus to secure an important contribution for the future of our next generation.

Around 350 thought leaders, designers and specialists meet to enter into a constructive exchange. Where are there still unresolved challenges and which factors will be increasingly important in addition to capital in the future? We want to develop solutions to strengthen the Swiss financial system in the long term and at the same time protect the environment.

Speakers

2021 Speakers

Dr. Remy Buser
CEO & Co-founder, Bloom Biorenewables Ltd.

Dominique Kronenberg
Chief of Staff, Climeworks

Julie Wynne
Partner, MLL, Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep

Mark Dittli
Moderator

Dr. Antonios Koumbarakis
Sustainable Finance & Strategy Regulatory Leader, PwC Switzerland

Stephan Hirschi
Sustainability & Climate Change Leader, PwC Switzerland

Smt. Meenakashi Lekhi
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Culture of India

Brajendra Navnit
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India, World Trade Organization Geneva, Switzerland

Ueli Maurer
Federal Councilor, Head of the Federal Department of Finance FDF

Gerhard Andrey
National Council of Greens & Entrepreneurs

Sir Ronald Cohen
Chairman, Global Steering Group for Impact Investment & The Portland Trust

Sabine Dobeli
CEO, Swiss Sustainable Finance

Jacqueline Heard
Founder and CEO, Enko Chem Inc.

Elina Kamenitzer
Head of Climate Protection and Environment, European Investment Bank

Dr. Andrea Michaela
Maechler, Member of the Board of Directors, Swiss National Bank

Gabrielle Walker
Founder and CEO, Valence Solutions

Peter A. Fischer
Chief Economist, NZZ

Pasha Bakhtiar
Partner, Reyl & Cie

Monika Kapil Mohta
Ambassador of India to Switzerland

Victor Van Hoorn
Managing Director, EuroSif

Aiaze Mitha
Managing Director, UNDP / UNCDF Joint Digital Finance Program

Dr. Oliver Marchand
Founder, MSCI / Carbon Delta

TU Michael Victory
President, CEO and Founder, ThomasLloyd

Tycho Sneyers
Managing Partner, LGT Capital Partners Ltd.

David Stevenson
Financial Journalist and Commentator for a number of leading publications including The Financial Times

Florian Heeb
Research Associate, Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth (CSP), University of Zurich

M.Sc. Renat Heuberger
Founding Partner and CEO, South Pole

Mark Ruegg
Founder, CelsiusPro

Alice Baumann
Moderator and Managing Director, Your Consultant AG

Prof. Dr. Vanina Farber
Professor and Holder of the Elea Chair for Social Innovation, IMD Lausanne

Dr. Sabine Magri
COO, UBS Switzerland AG

Michael Baldinger
Chief Sustainability Officer, UBS

Marco Hofer
Senior Relationship Manager, AXA Asset Management Switzerland

Dr. Daniel Kalt
Chief Economist and Regional Chief Investment Officer Switzerland, UBS

Andreas R. Kirchschlager
CEO, Elea Foundation for Ethics in Globalization

Andy Kollegger
Head of Corporate & Institutional Clients International, UBS

Jean-Claude Maissen
CEO, Zurcher Freilager AG

Frederick Widl
Head Real Assets, AXA Investments Managers Schweiz AG

Carolin Roth
Moderation

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Partners

PLATINUM PARTNERS:
• AXA
• Thomas Lloyd
• UBS

GOLD PARTNERS:
• Elea
• LGT
• Swisscanto Invest

KNOWLEDGE PARTNER:
• IMD
• PwC

NETWORK PARTNERS:
• Furrerhugi
• SwissBanking
• South Pole
• SECO
• Swiss Sustainable Finance
• Swiss FinTech Innovation Lab - UZH

MEDIA PARTNERS:
• AGEFI
• NZZ
• The Market NZZ

MOBILITY PARTNER:
• BMW

PARTNERS:
• Kilchenmann
• Newsroom.cp
• Samsung
• Semabit
• USM
• xtendx