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Friday, December 1, 2017

CEIBS Global Impact Investing Forum

In order to promote impact investing across the globe and Asia-Pacific region in particular, and to promote the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals among mainstream investors, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and the United Nations SDG Impact Finance (UNSIF) work together to initiate and co-host the CEIBS Global Impact Investing Forum, where the latest theories, best practices and newest models in impact investing are shared. The forum serves as a network and platform, where Responsible business leaders, innovative philanthropists and influential intellectuals meet, interact and co-create, contributing insights and resources to the implementation and achievement of SDGs.
  
Time: 14:00 – 17:45, 1 December, 2017
Venue: China Europe International Business School (Shanghai Campus)

Draft Agenda

14:00 - 14:05

Welcome Address

Prof. Mingjun Li, President of CEIBS

14:05 – 14:30

Keynote Speeches: Impact Investing across the Globe

  • Mr. David Galipeau, Chief Impact Officer of UNSIF.
  • Dr. Julia Balandina Jaquier, Author of Impact Investing.
14:30 – 15:00

Keynote Speeches: Impact Investing In China

  • Mr. Yongguang Xu, Chairperson of Nanrada Foundation, initiator of Hope Project
  • Mr. Wenkui Liu, Secretary General of China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation
15:00 – 15:30

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Ms. Nan Collins, Head of UNSIF, Asia-Pacific

  • Mr. David Galipeau, Chief Impact Officer of UNSIF.
  • Dr. Julia Balandina Jaquier, Author of Impact Investing.
  • Mr. Yongguang Xu, Chairperson of Nanrada Foundation, initiator of Hope Project
  • Mr. Wenkui Liu, Secretary General of China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation
  • Mr. Eddie Chen, Managing Director of Eurozeo
15:30 – 15:45 Networking Tea Break
15:45 – 16:15

Index Releasing

The release of 2017 CSR Index of Listed Companies in China by Prof. Rui Meng

16:15 – 17:10

Keynote Speeches: Innovation in Impact Investing

  • Mr. Dongshu Shen, CEO of Leping Foundation, Founder and Executive Chairperson of SVP China
  • Mr. Zhixiang Sun, Vice President of JD Group, and board member of JD Charity Foundation
  • Mr. Haijun Liu, Founder of Shenzhen Impact Investing Development Co., Ltd. and initiator of Shenzhen Impact Investing Ecosystem.
  • Mr. Xiaochen Zhang, Founder of Fintech4Good and President of Blockchain Frontier Group.
  • Mr. Mathieu Cantegreil is a senior analyst for the External Resources Division of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
17:10 – 17:30

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Peng Wu, Chief Programme Development for SDG Implementation, UNDP China

  • Ms. Zhen Xing, Deputy Director of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Mr. Kintjan, Secretary of Red Avenue Charity Foundation
17:30 – 17:35

Cooperation Launching

Launching of Cooperation between CEIBS & UNSIF in research and project implementation

17:35 – 17:40 Closing Remarks by David Galipeau   
Forum Facilitators
  • Kathryn Feng, Executive Director of CEIBS Center for Wealth Management
  • Yuliang Zhou, Head of UNDP SDG Impact Finance in China

Outputs of the Forum

Creating a platform for interaction and collaboration among leading scholars, business leaders, and philanthropists for SDG impact investing.

Launching of cooperation between CEIBS and UNSIF not only in the area of academic research but also in the area of SDG impact investing, drawing insights and resources from the powerful CEIBS Alumni network.

Impact of the Forum
 
An audience of 300 leading entrepreneurs, philanthropists and HNWIs; A wide media coverage with the participation of all major media and financial media in China

Contact Information


China Europe International Business School
Address: No. 699, Hongfeng Road, Pudong, Shanghai, China 
Website: http://www.ceibs.edu/
Tel: 86-21-2890 5387
E-mail: fkathryn@ceibs.edu


UNDP SDG Impact Finance 
Beijing Office
Address: No. 2, Liangmahe Road South, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China 
Website: http://sdgimpact.finance/ 
Tel: 86-10-85320753
E-mail: yuliang.zhou@undp.org

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