SPEAKERS & SESSIONS
Keynote Speakers: Sandrine Dixson-Decleve, Vincent van Peteghem, Hans Stegeman
Speakers: To Be Announced
4 Plenary Sessions focused on core impact finance topics:
- High Level Matchmaking Session
- Academics Landscape
- Investing in Impact - Landscape in Belgium
- From ESG to Impact
1. How to use technology to enhance impact finance?
Case studies on how to bring impact with technology (AI and others).
A showcase of the intersection of technology, including AI and other innovations, with impact finance, presenting real-world case studies that demonstrate how technological advancements can be leveraged.
2. Place-Based Finance
Social & Affordable Housing - Financing mechanisms. Diving into place-based finance, with a special focus on social and affordable housing, highlighting pioneering financing mechanisms that facilitate the creation of sustainable communities and drive inclusive development.
3. How can we include parties beyond private equity?
With a focus on bonds, debt, listed assets, shareholder activism. This discussion explores strategies and opportunities for involving diverse stakeholders in impact investing, with a keen emphasis on exploring the roles of bonds, debt instruments, listed assets, and shareholder activism.
4. Impact measurements, standards, transparency and accounting
Session on the critical aspects of impact measurement, examining the evolving standards, practices for transparency, and accounting methodologies that underpin the credibility and effectiveness of impact investing initiatives.
5. What is driving impact finance in the neighboring countries?
Unraveling the Drivers of Impact Finance in Neighboring Nations: A Comparative Exploration of the UK, France, and the Netherlands.
6. Development Finance
Dive deeper in the multifaceted world of development finance, exploring its pivotal role in fostering economic growth, social empowerment, and sustainable development.
7. Family Offices and Impact
Why are Family Offices the second biggest source of impact investing in Belgium? What best practices are to be learned from them?
8. Catalytic finance for foundations
The strategic implementation of catalytic finance by foundations, uncovering innovative approaches and successful case studies that leverage financial resources to ignite transformative change, drive social impact, and advance philanthropic missions.
9. Funding Systems Change
Led by Ashoka. More info tba.
10. Reverse pitching for qualified investors
More info tba.
11. Inclusion and Gender Lens on Impact Investing - Case Studies
Showcasing inspiring case studies that exemplify the power of financial
strategies designed to promote gender equality, diversity, and empowerment.
12. Pension Funds and Impact Investing
Exploring the impact potential of pension funds.
13. Blended approach with impact finance
This session explores the synergistic potential of combining public, private, and philanthropic capital to address social and environmental challenges.
14. Funding Climate Change Initiatives - who pays for it?
Mapping the Pathways of Financial Responsibility: This session analyzes the complexities surrounding climate change funding, examining the roles and responsibilities of governments, private sectors, financial institutions, and individuals in financing climate initiatives.
15. What impact startups need from impact investors
This engaging discussion centers on the needs and expectations of impact startups.
16. Can regulation shape the impact market?
Exploring the dynamic relationship: Analysing how regulations can shape and influence the impact finance market.
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