FNG Practitioner's Event: Impact Investing - Missions Based Investment - A Foundations approach to Sustainable Investment // 12.06.2012
We would like to invite you to the first event in a new format of FNG Switzerland: The Practitioner's Events. We offer you the exiting opportunity to learn more about impact investing and experience sustainable investment from an investor's perspective!
Lisa and Charly Kleissner, the founders of the KL Felicitas Foundation will talk about their sustainable and impact investing strategy.
By end of 2012, 90%+ of the foundation's portfolio will be allocated to sustainable and impact investing. This strategy supports the foundation's mission to enable social entrepreneurs and enterprises worldwide to develop and grow sustainably and on advocating impact investing.
FNG Practitioner's Event: Impact Investing - Missions Based Investment -
A Foundations approach to Sustainable Investment
Venue: Vontobel Auditorium, Gotthardstrasse 43, 8002 Zürich
Date: Thursday, June 21
Time: 17.15 - 18.15
Who will speak?
Lisa Kleissner is the President of the KL Felicitas Foundation, a family foundation co-founded with her husband, Charly, in 2000. The Foundation is dedicated to supporting programs that enable social entrepreneurs and enterprises worldwide to develop and grow sustainably, with an emphasis on rural communities and families; and to advocating the Foundation's Impact Investing Strategy. Lisa is on the board of The Philanthropy Workshop West, a non-profit transformative donor education program; co-founder of Toniic LLC, a global impact investing platform; and board member of CPOA Coastal Community Stewards, a rural community volunteer group in Big Sur, California.
Charly Kleissner is an impact investor and philanthropic entrepreneur utilizing his high technology background in his high technology background in his venture philanthropy. Dr. Kleissner co-founded Social Impact International (www.social-impact.org), which helps social entrepreneurs worldwide to accelerate and increase their social impact, he also co-founded Toniic (www.toniic.com), a global network of action-oriented impact investors. Dr. Kleissner servees on the advisory board of different (impact investing) companies, he has over twenty years of experience as a senior technology executive in Silicon Valley.
After a brief introduction Lisa and Charly Kleissner will present, followed by Q&A