Socially Responsible Investment and Corporate Social Responsibility have gained more attention in recent years. As more corporate and accounting scandals are exposed, calls for better corporate governance and responsible business practices also grow louder.
Investors have also become more educated and sophisticated, hence, there is increased demand for investments that reflect their values be it from a religious, moral, environmental or social standpoint.
When is it good business practice to invest for social good? What are the most innovative and effective business strategies for bringing about positive social impact?
By gaining an overview of the current landscape of impact investing in this training course, you will learn how you can play a role in the emerging sector. You will also have a deep understanding of the subject by analysing the range of investing and funding approaches used by impact investors.
You are seeking to understand the current sustainable investing landscape
You are interested in integrating environmental considerations into investment decisions
You serve in finance or investment functions and play a key role in the organisation's financial matters
You are seeking a more practical understanding of how impact investing can strategically drive long-term business returns
Insight into why there has been so much interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) and impact investing
Skills and tools to make informed investment decisions
Understanding of the ESG ecosystem, data and metrics
Knowledge in developing an effective strategy and plan
Robert Rubinstein, chairman and founder of TBLI (Triple Bottom Line Investing) Group, has been instrumental in building the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and impact investing ecosystem, even before these terms were coined. He taught courses in sustainable finance at the Rotterdam School of Management from 2003-2006, and delivered numerous lectures at international business schools and universities throughout his career. TBLI is a leading global ESG/impact investing network that has been educating, advising and connecting investors for 25 years.
Chairman, Wealth and Society
Gordian Gaeta has been an investment consultant for more than 25 years. He has advised and served many of the leading financial services organisations across Asia and close to half of the top 100 banks worldwide. He specialises in developing and implementing analytical solutions for complex strategic issues in financial services-related industries undergoing significant change or being exposed to intricate risk issues. He is currently the principal of Leopard Capital. As chairman, he convenes the advisory boards in their core function of validating the matrices used in the programmes ratings, rankings and awards to ensure that they are conducted in a professional, impartial and accountable manner.
Member, Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards Programme The Asian Banker
Wilson Chia is a highly seasoned banker with over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. was formerly the regional head of consumer banking of Standard Chartered in South East Asia as well as EVP of commercial and SME banking at Fullerton Financial Holdings which manages the portfolio of financial institution investment of Temasek Holdings. As a banking consultant/advisor he has participated in bank transformation in the region. Recently, in 2020, he was the strategic planner and project leader for a digital banking applicant seeking a Digital Bank license in Singapore.
Expert in SME Banking, Credit and Risk Management Advisor, Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards Programme, The Asian Banker
Andrew McRobert is a credit and risk management specialist in development, commercial and SME banking. He currently runs a training and consulting firm in SME and small business banking. He started his banking career in Citicorp and has also held various positions in commercial banking. Andrew had also worked in corporate finance at Price Waterhouse in Jakarta, Indonesia and has undertaken credit, problem loans and risk management assignments for the Asian Development Bank, IFC, African Development Bank and others. He has designed, written and presented financial markets seminars in nearly 30 countries in the Asia-Pacific, Middle East and African markets.
Founder, TAB Global
Emmanuel Daniel is the founder of TAB Global which includes The Asian Banker, Wealth & Society, RadioFinance, The Banking Academy and The Skill Store. He is an award-winning writer and author with a background in management consulting. He previously served in several government advisory councils, interviewed some of the leading chairmen, chief executive officers, policy makers and entrepreneurs around the world and currently consults with banks on investor, media relations and strategy formulation. His first book on the future of the finance industry, “On the Eve of Finance 5.0”,is set to be published soon.
Chairman and Founder, Triple Bottom Line Investing (TBLI) Group Member of Advisory Council, Wealth and Society
Robert Rubinstein, chairman and founder of TBLI Group, has been instrumental in building the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and impact investing ecosystem, even before these terms were coined. He taught courses in sustainable finance at the Rotterdam School of Management from 2003-2006, and delivered numerous lectures at international business schools and universities throughout his career.
TBLI is a leading global ESG/impact investing network that has been educating, advising and connecting investors for 25 years.