Global Conference 2013

Global Conference 2013

Theory to Practice: A New Generation Transforms Impact Investing

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 / 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

The Milken Institute is proud to support the International Impact Investing Challenge, part of the growing movement among graduate business students to address large-scale global challenges. This year, we feature two IIIC teams -- Effortless Energy of the University of Chicago and UpSkill Capital of the Kellogg School -- that are converting impact investing ideas from theory to practice. Effortless Energy has developed a service contract that removes common barriers to residential energy-efficiency adoption through an innovative shared-savings model with homeowners. UpSkill Capital has created a new way to fund vocational training for young adults in India who are trapped in poverty. Join us to learn how these and other future leaders are reshaping the face of impact investing.

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Paul Irving

President, Milken Institute


Dave Chen

CEO, Equilibrium Capital Group

Matt Gee

Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder, Effortless Energy

Tobias Schimmer

Co-Founder, UpSkill Capital

Kathleen Schindler

Co-Founder, UpSkill Capital

Claire Tramm

CEO and Co-Founder, Effortless Energy

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