Impact investing aims not only to generate financial return; it also expressly seeks to create social return. Through our work, we want to help make sure that investment capital will be used even more deliberately as a lever for positive social change.

We raise the awareness of potential investors for the impact investing approach through workshops and publications, assist in implementing innovative financial instruments, and work towards improving the political and legal frameworks for impact investing.

Through collaborating with our Responsible Leaders as well as foundations, intermediaries, personal and institutional investor networks, development aid organizations, and government and public administration representatives, we help build a professional impact investing ecosystem, both nationally and internationally.

Our work in this key area so far includes the publication of a Guide to Impact Investing for German foundations in cooperation with the Association of German Foundations as well as collaborations with the international impact investing network TONIIC and the Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth in Switzerland.

Upcoming events
  • Munich
    11
    Jun
    2018
    Impact Investment Program

    Munich Impact Investing Stammtisch

    We are looking forward to the second Munich Impact Investing Stammtisch this year. Nina Freudenberg, Invest Manager of Sonanz, will give a presentation on the topic of „Private Equity Fonds in underserved markets“.

    This time, we will be guests of the Siemens Foundation (Kaiserstraße 16), which offers an ideal setting for lively networking and interesting discussions. The event will start at 6.30 p.m., refreshments and snacks will be provided. Please sign up until June 6 with David Eckert.

Past events
  • Munich
    06
    Mar
    2018
    Impact Investment Program

    Munich Impact Investing Stammtisch

    Together with BonVenture, the BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt co-hosts the Munich Impact Investing Stammtisch. We are happy to welcome a representative of BlackRock. Carlo M. Funk, Vice President ETF & Index Investment, will give a kick-off presentation on the topic of “Sustainable Investing in the Portfolio Context – Much Ado about Nothing?”

    This time, we will be guests of the Social Impact Lab (Balanstrasse 73 / Bldg. 21A / 3rd floor), which offers an ideal environment for lively networking and inspired discussions. The event will start at 6.30 p.m., refreshments and snacks will be provided. Please register until February 26 with David Eckert.

  • Munich
    27
    Nov
    27
    Nov
    2017
    Impact Investment Program

    Munich Impact Investing Stammtisch

    Together with BonVenture, the BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt hosts the Munich Impact Investing Stammtisch. Dr. Bernd Klosterkemper, from Ananda Ventures, will kick off the event with a brief introductory talk on the topic of “Opportunities and Obstacles for Impact Investing in the European Market.” The talk will be followed by light refreshments and an opportunity for discussion and networking.

    The Stammtisch takes place on the premises of IBPro e.V. (Lindwurmstraße 129 E). Please confirm your registration by November 13 by sending an e-mail to Katherina Schweitzer.