Next Generation Impact Investing

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
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Learn from our expert panelists: How do investors best invest for societal impact in the U.S. and abroad? What tools do they use to identify investment opportunities and assess impact? What are specific examples of exciting, impactful investments? Does impact investing result in lower returns? The panel discussion will be followed by audience Q&A. 

Panelists:
  • Humaira Faiz
    Morgan Stanley VP, Sustainable Finance, MBA '15 
    Humaira Faiz is a member of the Global Sustainable Finance team at Morgan Stanley where she works to bring sustainable investing products and solutions across the firm. Before Morgan Stanley, Humaira was at Arabella Advisors advising foundations, family offices, and individuals to develop and deploy customized impact investing strategies. 
 
  • Jason Scott 
    Encourage Capital, Co-Managing Partner
    Jason Scott is a Co-Managing Partner and on the Board of Directors of Encourage Capital. Prior to Encourage, Jason was a founding Director and investment analyst at Generation Investment Management, co-founded by David Blood and former Vice President Al Gore, Jr. 
 
  • Rob Kaplan
    Circulate Capital, Founder and CEO
    Rob Kaplan brings nearly two decades of experience in corporate sustainability and impact investing with industry leaders ranging from Walmart to the Closed Loop Fund. As a leading impact investor, Rob leverages his unique perspective to connect innovation and infrastructure with corporate supply chains.
 
  • Suma Swaminathan
    Associate, Developing World Markets, MBA '15
    Suman works on the private equity team at Developing World Markets, an impact investing firm focused on return-first investments in emerging and frontier markets, covering the Asia portfolio which includes microfinance institutions, SME lenders, and off-grid solar providers.

Moderated By: Tensie Whelan, Director, NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business 

Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.