Lunch and Learn: Impact Investing Part 1

Time: 
February 13, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
Contact Info: 
Kim R. Glinka
Location: 
College Park
2333D Van Munching hall
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Impact investments are those made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate social and environmental impact alongside a financial return This exciting and rapidly growing industry is powered by investors all over the world, and across all asset classes. On Tuesday, February 13 we welcome Fabiana Feld, Chief Investment Officer in the Global Agribusiness and Forestry Department of International Finance Corporation (IFC). With over twenty years’ experience in the emerging markets, Fabiana's work in the Agribusiness space has prioritized water/land and agriculture, small holder solutions and animal protein. This work includes assessing the various kinds of risks associated with companies in agribusiness - including climatic, political and economic. Join us as we invite Fabiana to discuss the impact investing space, the role risk plays within impact investing, the various points of entry into the field, and current developments both locally and globally. Seating is limited to 18 registrants.