GC2017 program det
Addressing Global Challenges with Investment Dollars
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 / 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Jessica Matthews, Managing Director, Global Head of Mission-Related Investing, Cambridge Associates

Reyaz Ahmad, Chief Investment Officer and Head of Funds, IFC Asset Management Company
Thomas Hyland, Co-Founder and Partner, Aspada Investment Advisors
Hardeep Walia, Founder and CEO, Motif

Social and environmental concerns are becoming a larger priority for investors as they shape their portfolios. From impact investing and environmental, social and governance (ESG) screens to traditional capital-markets products, innovative techniques can ensure that investment dollars drive social change. Panelists will discuss the following:

  • What are the best ways to access the deals and deploy capital?
  • Must investors sacrifice returns? What does that mean and what is appropriate?
  • What innovative investment vehicles exist that can be accessed by both institutional and retail investors?