Please join us by registering here for a webinar panel and discussion April 21st, at 12:30 p.m. CET / 6:30 p.m. SGT, on impact investing as a field and a career, featuring:
Sir Graham Wrigley, Chairman of the Board of CDC Group, a world leader in impact. investing
Jasjit Singh, INSEAD strategy professor and global thought leader on social impact.
Emilie Abrams, President of INSEAD’s Student Impact Investing Club
Co-moderated by Philippe Dongier, President, INDEVOR alumni global impact network (INSEAD’s global impact network) and Gen Shiraishi, student leader with INDEVOR and INSEAD’s MBA Impact Investment Network and Training – MIINT.
Please send questions in advance via this link.
Panelists will debate the quest for sustainability in impact investing, covering:
- How operating with an aim to create social impact can add financial value both for investors and the social enterprises they support.
- How the field can avoid “impact washing,” investments that yield financial returns, but don’t sustain benefits to communities.
- How INSEAD students and alumni can learn more about and pursue successful careers in impact investing and social enterprise.
Sir Graham Wrigley (MBA’86) is Chairman of the Board of CDC Group, one of the world’s leaders in impact investment and the UK’s development bank. Graham earlier was a founding partner of Permira, a leading private equity firm with more than $20 billion under management. He also works with charities, including Sir Edmund Hillary’s Himalayan Trust UK, where he serves as Chairman, and has volunteered for over 35 years. He is a visiting professor at INSEAD.
Professor Jasjit Singh is professor of strategy at INSEAD, focused on Innovation, Sustainable Development, Purpose-Driven Business, Impact Investing and Impact Evaluation. Jasjit has written numerous articles for leading journals on these topics. He earned a PhD in Business Economics (Strategy) at Harvard Business School and an MA in Economics at Harvard University, having earlier obtained a BTech in Computer Science & Engineering at IIT Delhi and a double-MS at Georgia Tech.
Emilie Abrams (MBA’21) is president of INSEAD’s Student Impact Investing Club, co-founder of the school’s Sustainable Food Club, and founder of AgTech Mexico, a group of entrepreneurs, nonprofits, researchers and investors creating collaborative spaces for the creation and transfer of technologies in Mexico’s agricultural sector.
Gen Shiraishi is an MBA21, is a member of the leadership team of both INDEVOR and MIINT, INSEAD’s MBA Impact Investing Network and Training organization.
Philippe Donger, MBA 93D, is chair of INDEVOR’s global alumni network and has held leadership posts with McKinsey & Company Canada, the World Bank and General Electric.
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