Building on the success of the 2018 GIIN Investor Forum in Paris, which convened over 1,200 active and aspiring impact investors from over 80 countries, the 2019 Forum will present delegates with the opportunity to build relationships, share insights about new strategies, discover the latest industry developments, and explore ways to drive continued momentum and growth in the market.
FMO Investment Management is proud to be a sponsor once more of this important event.
Impact investing is reshaping the future of financial markets as increasingly people are considering the societal and environmental impact of their investments in addition to their financial returns.
With more than 30 hours of content provided by 150 senior speakers, the GIIN Investor Forum agenda is designed to advance and scale the market by bringing all of the crucial elements of the world's impact ecosystem together in one place. Covering five core streams, our sessions cut through the noise and go straight to the heart of the industry’s most pressing issues. Whether you are a seasoned impact professional or new to the industry, this year’s agenda has something to offer you.
The forum will take place on 2-3 October, 2019, Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Visit the webiste at: https://thegiin.org/giin-investor-forum-2019
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.
"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."
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!
Na het succes van de eerste close van het NN FMO Emerging Markets Loans Fund zijn afgelopen week de eerste investeringen gedaan. Maureen Schlejen, hoofd institutionele relaties NN Investment Partners en Yvonne Bakkum, Managing Director van FMO Investment Management gaan in op de achtergronden van deze succesvolle launch.
On October 26th, 2017 Yvonne Bakkum lectured impact investing classes at Harvard Kennedy school.
Watch her vlog and share her experience.
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
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.