Our work with wealth holders tells us that banks and wealth advisers are important advisers and gate-keepers when it comes to investing with impact. At this Mini-Masterclass, Evita Zanuso, Head of Strategic Partnerships at Katapult Foundation and Lead at Katapult Academy welcomed Andrew Douglas and Francesca Spoerry from University of Zurich Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth to share with us their findings from their report.
Most impact investors are focused on companies’ products and services and their positive outcomes. But focusing on outcomes is not enough, how a company manages its operations from recruitment process, employee management, supply chain to emissions and data management can also have an impact. This is what Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) is focused on.
How often do you hear VC fund marketing materials say they are investing in companies that solve the biggest problems in the world? What does that actually mean? Have you invested in a VC fund that invests in impactful companies? Or are you a VC investing in companies that are impactful? Come and hear what Impact VC is all about.
Whether you consider yourself a tech optimist or realist, technology’s obvious and sometimes less-evident presence in our wold is undeniable. As impact investors, we have an important role to play in shaping our tech future and examining the effects of our investments – intended and unintended.
At our recent annual Katapult Future Fest Investor Day, I convened a discussion with Lise Lindback, Tharald Nustad and Amit Bouri…