Events & More


events & more
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Team members of FMO Investment Management attend and speak at various events througout the year.
Very occasionally we organize our own. A selection of these are listed below.


  • The new IRR - 4 ways to define impact


    Last year I posted a blog called “The new IRR - Impact, Risk and Return”. With almost 900 viewers, this blog is my best read post to date and triggered many enthusiastic reactions. In essence, I advocated a new IRR: looking at every investment taking into account its Impact, Risk and Return.

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  • Towards a more inclusive top 100


    "Influential people from emerging market countries make up a far smaller share than emerging markets’ 85% share of the world’s population, their 75% of global land mass or their 55% share of global GDP."

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  • Impact investing as a stable alternative

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    “Well, emerging markets were down 3% again today.”  This is how an institutional investor kicked off a meeting with one of my colleagues recently.

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    The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been widely adopted as a useful framework for impact investing. Really? 

    The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been widely adopted as a useful framework for talking about impact investing. Really!  

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Vlogs, Video's & more

  • Raising the bar @Harvard

    On October 26th, 2017 Yvonne Bakkum lectured impact investing classes at Harvard Kennedy school.  
    Watch her vlog and share her experience.
    Visting Harvard

  • BNR Newsradio Interview

    On November 13, 2017 Yvonne Bakkum was a guest in the studio of BNR newsradio - a well known and renowned Dutch radio station for the business comunity.

    The interviewed focussed on impact investing and how investors can create more impact by investing via FMO Investment Management.

    Listen to the whole interview (in Dutch) here. BNR News Radio - Zakendoen  

  • Research covering 2000 studies on ESG vs CFP

    The search for a relation between environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria and corporate financial performance (CFP) can be traced back to the beginning of the 1970s. Scholars and investors have published more than 2000 empirical studies and several review studies on this relation since then. This study extracts all provided primary and secondary data of previous academic review studies.

Upcoming Events

NRC Live: Impact Day

Thursday 08 February 2018 'Duurzaam en sociaal ondernemen als strategie,' dat is het thema van NRC Live's Impact Day.    Op 8 februari 2018 organiseert NRC Live de Impact Day in de Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam.  ... full story

3rd VBDO Masterclass on SDGs

Thursday 08 February 2018 On February 8, 2018 FMO Investment Management will host the 3rd VBDO Masterclass on SDGs. On September 25th 2015, all the member states of the United Nations adopted the Sustainable Development ... full story

Impact Summit Europe 2018

Tuesday 20 March 2018 The aim of Impact Summit Europe is to catalyse private institutional capital to support the financing of the UN SDGs and make impact and sustainable development investing mainstream. FMO is ... full story

Past Events

Impact Capitalism Summit London

Tuesday 07 November 2017 The Impact Capitalism Summit is the among largest convening of investors globally focused on maximizing impact and maximizing return.  Education in Action - The Summit offers key pointers to help ... full story

PRI In Person: 2017

Monday 25 September 2017 In September 2017 PRI will host a PRI in Person gathering in Berlin. Of course we will join the discussions on ESG intergrated or impact investing, emerging and frontier markets and many more. ... full story

SuperReturn Emerging Markets 2017

Tuesday 27 June 2017 Join Yvonne Bakkum and many, many others during 2 days of in-depth market analysis and debate. SuperReturn Emerging Markets conference is one of the leading gatherings for private equity focussed ... full story

Financial Investigator: The evolving landscape of ESG & Impact Investing

Tuesday 23 May 2017 On the 23rd of May Financial Investigator will host an event for Pension funds, Investment committee members, Fiduciary Managers, Family Offices, Investment Consultants and Fund selectors/ ... full story

SII Global West Government Funds Roundtable

Wednesday 03 May 2017 This years forum will focus on sustainable and ESG integrated investing.  During the gathering from 3 till 5 May 2017 Yvonne Bakkum will join a panel session on new energy strategies, from ... full story

Shaping the Future of Impact and Sustainable Development Investing- Impact Summit Europe 2017

Tuesday 21 March 2017 Impact investing is the fastest growing investment strategy in Europe and a precursor to our belief that investment capital can and should address some of the most pressing social and ... full story