9:30-9:55 AM

Networking Lounge Opens

9:55-10:00 AM

Welcome Remarks

10:00-11:00 AM

Institutional Investors Embracing Impact Investing

Sources of Capital

This panel will explore the experience and performance of seasoned institutional investors in the growing field of impact investing. With impact investing going mainstream and many seasoned institutional investors deepening their presence in this space, this panel will offer a platform to discuss what their initial lessons have been both in terms of universe of investible opportunities and internal advocacy required to have a strong impact investing focus. We will also discuss trends that will further deepen the sustainability lens in investing, enablers required to further the presence of institutional capital in this growing field, and what are the pitfalls to avoid as one embarks on this journey of impact.

John Goldstein

Head of the Sustainable Finance Group at Goldman Sachs

Vikram Raju

Head of Impact Investing at Morgan Stanley

Megan Starr

Global Head of Impact for The Carlyle Group

Iain Ware

Managing Director of Bain Capital Double Impact

11:00-11:30 AM

Coffee Break and Networking Lounge

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Scaling Social Ventures

Uses of Capital

So, your company has been innovating and finally has significant traction with its customer base. Now you’re faced with a whole new set of challenges as you seek to scale and grow your venture and shift from innovating to scaling. From securing funding to balancing growing revenue with growing burn rate to hiring the right team, there are hundreds of problems for startups to balance in this exciting time. This is even more challenging for social ventures that face stigma around profitability and pressures around mission drift. This panel will discuss these challenges and more, as well as possible solutions to bring social ventures to scale.

Jeffrey Hollender

Co-founder, CEO, and Board Chair of American Sustainable Business Council

Vikas Raj ’10

Managing Director at Accion Venture Lab

12:30-12:40 PM

Closing Remarks

12:40-1:30 PM

Networking Lounge