INDEVOR Webinar: A Conversation with Steve Davis on Using Business to Achieve SDGs
Please join Steve Davis and Katie Smith Milway on November 9th, 15h00 CET for a fireside conversation on optimizing “Business as a Force for Good” to help achieve the global SDGs in the 21st century by registering here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_OegL1vUmQZyIDTFqiTq40w
In his newly released book – Undercurrents: Channeling Outrage to Spark Practical Activism – Davis challenges thinking and action to alleviate poverty and injustice by charting five growing currents in world economics, demographics, equity, technology and scaling solutions.
A lecturer on social entrepreneurship at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and advisor to the WHO on the digital response to COVID-19, Davis currently serves as interim head of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation China office, and is former CEO of non-profit vaccine developer PATH and former Director of Social Innovation for McKinsey & Company.
INDEVOR cofounder Katie Smith Milway (MBA ’93) will moderate a short conversation with Davis followed by student and alumni Q&A regarding Undercurrents, impact in business, and career paths in the social sector.
INSEAD Investing for Impact: Launch of INSEAD’s first Student Impact Investing Club
Kamal Hassan, MBA´93. Founding Partner, Loyal VC
Join us for an intimate presentation and panel discussion to mark the official launch of INSEAD’s Impact Investing Club.
Conceived from a collaboration between IPEC and INDEVOR, the INSEAD Student Impact Fund offers MBA students the opportunity to invest for impact and gain first-hand experience of VC investing at every stage of the investment cycle.
Thanks to a partnership with Loyal VC, a Canada based and INSEAD alumni founded VC fund, students will work on real investment deals across 5 teams: from Deal Sourcing, due diligence and impact assessment through to portfolio management and fundraising.
Join us to meet the team, meet Loyal and to learn more about this exciting new initiative!
The world is waking up to the values of environmental and social responsibility. Over the summer, the Financial Times reported that sustainable investments outperformed the wider global stock index including during the market downturn. This strengthens the case for exploring how to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in business models and investment decisions.
This November, INSEAD will discuss how to capture these opportunities during SDG Week – a three-day event co-organised by the Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society and our INSEAD Student Clubs. In partnership with Accenture Strategy, SDG Week connects experts and leaders with the INSEAD community – students, participants, faculty, staff, alumni and partners.
Each day will feature virtual conversations on specific solutions to understand how businesses and societies can create a positive impact in the world, while contributing to the success of the SDGs. Co-designed with eight student clubs, the 2020 edition will explore impact investing; careers in sustainability; impact entrepreneurship; and equity, diversity and inclusion. It will also present student-led initiatives contributing to the SDGs.
We look forward to seeing you there.
Dean of INSEAD;Academic Director, INSEAD Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society
Katell Le Goulven
Executive Director, INSEAD Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society
Deputy Academic Director, INSEAD Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society