Impact Investing

Driving Social Purpose Through Measurable Investment Returns

AGENDA

The Skytop Strategies team is dedicated to crafting thought provoking
agendas that are diverse, not only in areas of thought and experience,
but in the broad range of attending speakers.

Time Impact Investing
8:00-8:40 AM Registration and Networking 
8:40-8:45 Welcome Remarks
8:45-9:20 Opening Panel Discussion
Race & Inequality: Impact Capital May Be The Silver Bullet
Moderator:
Panelists:
Esther Pan Sloane, Head of Partnerships, Policy & Communications, United Nations Capital Development Fund
Ethan Powell, Founder and CEO, Impact Shares
Bonnie-Lyn de Bartok, Founder & CEO, The S Factor Co.
Ivy Jack, Head of Equity Research, Northstar Asset Management
9:20-10:00 Panel Discussion
Capital Flows Persist: A Discussion on the Underlying Drivers of Increases in Impact Investment
Moderator:
Larry Beeferman, Fellow, Labor and Worklife Program, Harvard Law School and Independent Consultant
Panelists:
Bill Davis, Managing Director, Stance Capital
10:00-10:40 Interview
Reimagining Big Capital: How to Get Public Pension Funds to Dive in Deeper with Impact Strategies
Interviewer:
Gregg Sgambati, Chairperson, Impact Investing Conference
Interviewee:
Brian A. Rice, Portfolio Manager, Sustainable Investment & Stewardship Strategies, California State Teachers’ Retirement System
10:40-11:10 Networking Break
11:10-11:50 Panel Discussion
Wall Street and Main Street Need an Extension Cord: Why are they so Disconnected?
Moderator:
William Jannace, Adjunct Professor, Fordham University School of Law
Panelists:
Deborah Leipziger, Founder and CEO, The Leipziger Group, Senior Fellow, Lewis Institute, Babson, Director, The Lexicon Project
Mike Muldoon, Managing Director, Innovative Finance, Rockefeller Foundation
11:50-12:30 Panel Discussion
New Place for Philanthropy: From Grants to Private Placements
Moderator:
Peter M. Lupoff, CEO, Net Impact
Panelists:
Eleanor Murphy, Director, Acumen
John Didiuk, Esq., Director, International Project Finance, U.S. International Finance Corporation (virtual)
12:30-1:30 Networking Luncheon
1:30-2:10 Panel Discussion
Disruptive Sustainability Markets: A Look at Recent Breakthroughs and Their Impact on Markets and Sectors
Moderator:
Andrea McGrath, Principal Consultant, Amplified Impact
Panelists:
John Chaimanis, Managing Director, Kendall Sustainable Infrastructure, LLC
Asheen Phansey, CEO, Eleven Radius
2:10-2:50 Interview
Obstacles to Growth: Is Impact Investing About to Take Off or What’s in the Way?

Interviewer:
Interviewee:
2:50-3:20 Panel Discussion
Saving Asset Management: Is Impact the Wave of the Future for Active Managers?
Moderator:
Panelists:
3:20-3:50 Networking Break
3:50-4:30 Interview
Call to Action: The Need for RIAs to Expand Their In-House Expertise
Interviewer:
Interviewee:
Chadwick Hagan, Co-Founder, Senior Advisor, Hagan Capital
4:30-5:00 Panel Discussion
True Corporate Citizenship: How is it Defined and How Can it be Measured
Moderator:
Susan Israel, AIA, LEED AP, President & Founder, Climate Creatives
Panelists:
Larry Beeferman, Fellow, Labor and Worklife Program, Harvard Law School and Independent Consultant
Heidi Welsh, Executive Director, Sustainable Investments Institute
5:00-5:30 Closing Keynote
TBA
5:35 Closing Remarks
5:40 Network Reception

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