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Der tatsächliche Impact von Investing

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
Plenary / Debate
in englischer Sprache

Nachhaltiges Finanzieren und Impact Investing werden weltweit immer mehr zur Priorität. Aber was steckt wirklich dahinter? Hat das Konzept tatsächlich Substanz? Kombiniert es Investing mit der Schaffung einer besseren Welt? Hochrangige VertreterInnen der österreichischen und internationalen Banken- und Investmentbranche werden diese Fragen in diesem Plenum diskutieren.

Vortragende

Senior Advisor, Allianz Global Investors and Chair, Implementation Taskforce, London
Chief Financial Officer, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Vienna
Chief Executive Officer, SELCO Foundation, Bangalore
Senior Vice President, United Nations Foundation, New York
Chairman, Slow Money Institute, York Harbor
Chief Executive Officer, Big Society Capital, London Chair

Elizabeth CORLEY

Senior Advisor, Allianz Global Investors and Chair, Implementation Taskforce, London

 Elizabeth was CEO of Allianz Global Investors, initially for Europe then globally, from 2005 to 2016 and continues to act as a senior advisor to the firm. She was previously at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and Coopers & Lybrand. Elizabeth serves on three company boards as a non-executive director – Pearson plc, BAE Systems plc and Morgan Stanley Inc.
 
 Elizabeth is active in representing the investment industry and developing standards within it. She is a member of the European Securities and Markets Authority’s stakeholder group and the CFA Future of Finance Council. She is chair of an industry Taskforce for the UK government on social impact investing.
 
 Additionally, she is a member of the Committee of 200 and a trustee of the British Museum.
 She is also a published author and fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Dr. Martin GRÜLL

Chief Financial Officer, Raiffeisen Bank International AG, Vienna

1977-1982 University of Economics, Vienna
1982-1987 Deputy Manager, International Loan Department, Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich
1987-1988 Vice President, Head of International Loan Division, Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich
1988-1998 Senior Vice President, Head of International Corporate Banking, Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich
1998-1999 Member of the Managing Board, Bank Austria Handelsbank
1999-2002 Chairman of the Managing Board, Bank Austria Handelsbank
2001 General Manager, Central and Eastern Europe, Bank Austria Creditanstalt
2002-2004 Senior General Manager, Central and Eastern Europe, Bank Austria Creditanstalt
2005-2010 Member of the Managing Board, Chief Financial Officer, Raiffeisen International Bank Holding AG
since 2010 Member of the Managing Board, Chief Financial Officer, Raiffeisen Bank International AG

Harish HANDE

Chief Executive Officer, SELCO Foundation, Bangalore

 Harish Hande is an entrepreneur with over 24 years of experience in deploying sustainable energy solutions for underserved communities. His understanding of the deep correlation between lack of energy and a poor quality of life inspired him to launch a social enterprise - SELCO India - in 1994. SELCO provides appropriate renewable energy services to poor and underserved households in rural India, with affordable financial linkages from local financial institutions. More than 450,000 systems have been installed. SELCO operates at every level of the system and at every point in the supply chain, to build an ecosystem that increases accessibility, affordability, and appropriate renewable energy solutions for the poor.
 Harish has received national and international recognition for his/SELCO’s pragmatic efforts to empower the poor via energy access. Most notably the Ramon Magsaysay Award (2011), Zayed Future Energy Prize (2018) and Skoll Social Entrepreneurship Award (2018).
 Born in rural Karnataka, Harish graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and earned his PhD from the University of Massachusetts.

MA Susan MYERS

Senior Vice President, United Nations Foundation, New York

 Susan Myers is the UN Foundation’s Senior Vice President. Ms. Myers has served as Executive Director of the New York office of the United Nations Foundation since 2000. As a member of the Foundation's leadership team, she provides overall guidance and participates in the development of long-term strategy for the organization.
 Previously, she served as Legislative Director of the Better World Campaign, a bi-partisan, non-profit national education and outreach effort dedicated to enhancing the awareness of and appreciation for the vital role the United Nations plays around the world. In this position, she led successful campaigns for the payment of over $1 billion in U.S. arrears to the UN and for the re-entry of the U.S. to UNESCO (the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) after an 18-year absence from the organization.
 Susan holds a B.A. from Duke University and an M.A. from the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. Previous experience includes working in the Governmental Relations and Public Affairs Office of the Legal Services Corporation and Governmental Affairs Office of the American Bar Association. She has also served on the boards of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition and Citizens for Global Solutions.

Woody TASCH

Chairman, Slow Money Institute, York Harbor

 Woody Tasch, the Founder of the Slow Money Institute, is the author of 'Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as if Food, Farms and Fertility Mattered', which sparked a movement and led to the flow of more than $60 million to hundreds of local and organic food enterprises around the U.S., Canada, France, and Australia. In 2017, he published his second book, 'SOIL: Notes Towards the Theory and Practice of Nurture Capital', which one early reviewer calls "Walden for the 21st Century." Woody is former Chairman and CEO of Investors' Circle, one of the oldest angel networks in the U.S. and the only one dedicated to sustainability, steering more than $200 million into 300 early stage companies since 1992. He was previously Treasurer of the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation, where he pioneered mission related investing. He was also founding chairman of the Community Development Venture Capital Alliance. Utne Reader named Woody one of "25 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World."

Cliff PRIOR

Chief Executive Officer, Big Society Capital, London

1975-1978 Biochemistry, University of Oxford
1978-1982 Crisis intervention counsellor
1982-1988 Special Needs Housing, New Islington & Hackney Housing Assn
1988-1994 Policy and Planning Director, Stonham Housing
1994-1998 Programmes Director, Mental Health Foundation
1998-2006 Chief Executive, Rethink
2006-2016 Chief Executive Officer, UnLtd
since 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Big Society Capital, London

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