Venue
ICC Sydney
ICC Sydney, 14 Darling Drive, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

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Event Date Tue Mar 29 AEDT - Fri Apr 1 AEDT (in 2 months)
In your timezone (EST): Mon Mar 28 9:00am - Thu Mar 31 9:00am
Location ICC Sydney
14 Darling Drive, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Region APAC
Details

Your 2022 Summit Program has a multiple, meaningful power of purpose

It is a celebration of how far we’ve come in the region in growing the market, the field and the pipeline of brilliant investible product. It is an aspirational call to action to look towards the horizon to bring to life the investments we need to make now, for a better future. It is an experience that will ignite or spur you on your impact journey with wisdom, courage and action:

• With over 15 international luminaries bringing global perspectives and insights
• Anchored by the over 60 regionally based speakers and presenters who will deliver compelling stories around market growth, deals, the rise of impact across institutions, shareholder activism and the power to ignite a new economy
• 8 main stage plenary sessions
• 5 deep dive masterclasses from regeneration to impact and outcomes measurement
• 12 breakout sessions streamed to maximise content specific to private investors, institutional investors and philanthropy
• A TED-style powerhouse hour showcasing impact ideas worth spreading
• Networking opportunities with over 400 Summiteers, the cream of the impact ecosystem.

The growing inequities around the globe, amplified by the pandemic, and the role of capital in closing the gap. To be pursued at this, the sixth seminal Summit gathering of international and Australian private and public sector leaders, institutional and private investors, family trusts and foundations, government, academia and the media, financial advisers, NGOs and social enterprises. All intent on making a difference through innovation, through values-centred investment, through conversations, collaboration and connection. Sharing insights and stories on what matters most in our world, on our key social and environmental challenges and opportunities crying out for our collective wisdom, courage and action.

Speakers

2022 Speakers

Darren Walker
President, Ford Foundation

Rachel Yang
Partner, Giant Leap

Beau Seil
Co-Founder and Partner, Patamar Capital

Krisztina Tora
Chief Market Development Officer, Global Steering Group

Joel Solomon
Co-Founder, Renewal Funds

Durreen Shahnaz
Global Leader, Social Impact and Impact Investing

Erica Barbosa-Vargas
Global Head of Innovation & Sustainable Finance, SecondMuse Capital

Nigel Kershaw OBE
CEO and Group Chair, The Big Issue

Sarah Ng
Associate Director Debt Capital Markets, ANZ

Ted Jackson
University Professor, Management Consultant, Editor

Tim Silverwood
Co-founder, Ocean Impact Organisation

Julie-Ann Guivarra
Senior Career Officer, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Shana Gavron
CEO and Founder, Endangered Wildlife OU

Cameron Neil
Co-founder and Director, Red Hat Impact

Martijn Wilder
Founding Partner, Pollination

Ray Minniecon
Director, Bunji Consultancies

Brynn O’Brien
Executive Director, ACCR

Peter Horsley
Founder, Remarkable Tech

Marie Johnson
CEO, Centre for Digital Business

Kylie Charlton
Managing Director & Committee Member, Australian Impact Investments

Steve Monnier, FCPA, MSC
Sustainability Specialist, BlackRock Australasia

Liza McDonald
Head of Responsible Investments, Aware Super

Michael Traill
Chair, Paul Ramsay Foundation

Catherine Clark
Faculty Director, CASE and CASE i3 at Duke University

Karen Ng
Director of Investment Management, Brightlight Group

Ian Learmonth
Chief Executive Officer, Clean Energy Finance Corporation

Zarmeen Pavri
Partner and Chief Impact Officer, SDGx Ventures

Emma Spano
Senior Manager Impact Finance, Bank Australia

Jane Kern
Senior Manager Impact Finance, Bank Australia

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Partners

SUMMIT PARTNERS:
• Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
• Investing In Women, Smart Economics
• Inspire, Impact
• Bank Australia

ADVISORY PROGRAM PARTNER:
• crestone.

CLIMATE PARTNER:
• cefc

SUSTAINABLE IMPACT PARTNER:
• NSW/Office of Social Impact Investment

CARBON NEUTRAL PARTNER:
• Pangolin Associates

HOUSING IMPACT PARTNER:
• Longview