Vatican Impact Investing Conference 2016

2016 CONFERENCE ARCHIVE

For your convenience, we have provided materials and resources from our 2016 Conference titled: Making the Year of Mercy a Year of Impact for the Poor.

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

The Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace (PCJP) (now the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development) and Catholic Relief Services convened a three-day Impact Investing conference at the Vatican on June 26-28, 2016 titled “Making the Year of Mercy a Year of Impact for the Poor”. The conference provided an opportunity for participants to explore how to harness the power of impact capital, learn from successful social entrepreneurs and sector thought leaders, and lay the foundation for catalyzing private investment to serve the poor and vulnerable.



CONFERENCE VIDEOS

Day 1

Welcoming Remarks: Dr. Carolyn Woo, Peter K.A. Cardinal Turkson

Armchair Discussion: Dr. Carolyn Woo, Luigino Bruni, Mark Steitz, Peter K.A. Cardinal Turkson

State of the Sector: Dr. Patricia Dinneen, Amit Bouri, Dr. Charly Kleissner

Power of Enterprise in Uplifting African Communities: John Simon, Dr. Agnes Kalibata

Evidence that Impact Investing Benefits the Poor: Matt Bannick, Jacqueline Novogratz, Vineet Rai

Successful Social Enterprises: Agnes Dasewicz, Dr. Laurence Brahm, Kola Masha

When Should Social Programs Transition to Social Enterprise?: Mitchell Strauss, Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, Nicholas Colloff, Aleem Walji

How to Make the Enterprise Tradition: Kevin Farrell, Salvatore Giambanco, Clara Miller

Climate Investing: Margaret Sullivan, John Delaney, Dr. Ellen Dorsey

Investing to Create a Sustainable Future: Audrey Choi, Matthew Patsky

Investing Catholic Funds for Impact: Glenn Creamer, Rev. Séamus Finn, Dr. Jean-Baptiste de Franssu, Dale Hunt, Rev. Fr. Thomas McClain

Reflections on the First Day: Dr. Carolyn Woo

Day 2

Sources of Capital and the Enterprises in Which They Invest: John Kohler

Special Announcement – Catholic Impact Investing Collaborative: Dr. Patricia Dinneen

Examples of Capital Providers: Dr. Roger Huang, Graham MacMillan, Jennifer Pryce, Michael Sommer

Measurement for Social Impact: Jeri Eckhart Queenan, Olivia Muiru, Dimple Sahni

Mobile Communications Technology as an Enabler of Social Enterprise: Michael Quinn

The Importance of Talent and Capacity Building: Randall Kempner, Gisele Henriques, Laura Stopponi

Thank You and Closing Prayer: Peter K.A. Cardinal Turkson


Agenda


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June 26 – Day 1

3:00 - 6:30 Registration
5:30 - 6:30 Reception
6:30 - 8:00 Dinner and Welcoming Remarks
Dr. Carolyn Woo
President & CEO, Catholic Relief Services

His Eminence, Peter K.A. Cardinal Turkson
President, Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
8:00 - 9:00 Armchair Discussion
Dr. Carolyn Woo (Moderator)
President & CEO, Catholic Relief Services

Professor Luigino Bruni
Professor of Economics, Università di Roma Lumsa

Mr. Mark Steitz
Founder & Senior Principal, TSD Communications

His Eminence, Peter K.A. Cardinal Turkson
President, Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
9:25 – 10:10 Core Concepts and Framework for Analysis
Dr. Filipe Santos
Academic Director, INSEAD Social Entrepreneurship Initiative

June 27 – Day 2

6:30 – 8:30 Mass
7:00 – 9:00 Breakfast
8:00 – 9:00 Opening Prayer
His Eminence, Peter K.A. Cardinal Turkson
President, Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
Theme: Impact Investing – Achieving Impact for the Poor?
10:00 – 10:20 Coffee Break
9:05 – 9:50 State of the Sector
Dr. Patricia Dinneen (Moderator)
Senior Advisor, Emerging Markets Private Equity Association

Mr. Amit Bouri
CEO & Co-Founder, Global Impact Investing Network

Dr. Charly Kleissner
Co-Founder, KL Felicitas Foundation, Toniic
9:50 – 10:20 Power of Enterprise in Uplifting African Communities
Mr. John Simon (Moderator)
Founding Partner, Total Impact Capital

Dr. Agnes Kalibata
President, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa
10:20 – 11:05 Evidence that Impact Investing Benefits the Poor
Mr. Matt Bannick (Moderator)
Managing Partner, Omidyar Network

Ms. Jacqueline Novogratz
Founder & CEO, Acumen

Mr. Vineet Rai
Founder, Aavishkaar – Intellecap Group
11:05 – 11:30 Break
11:30 – 12:45 Investing Catholic Funds for Impact
Mr. Glenn Creamer (Moderator)
Senior Managing Director, Providence Equity Partners

Rev. Séamus Finn, OMI
Chair, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, OIP Trust

Dr. Jean-Baptiste de Franssu
President of the Board of Superintendents, Instituto per le Opere di Religione

Ms. Dale Hunt
Managing Director, Private Equity, Ascension Investment Management

Rev. Fr. Thomas McClain, S.J.
General Treasurer, General Curia of the Society of Jesus
12:45 – 1:30 Successful Social Enterprises
Mrs. Agnes Dasewicz (Moderator)
Director, Office of Private Capital and Microenterprise, U.S. Agency for International Development

Dr. Laurence Brahm
Founder, Shambhala Serai Group

Mr. Kola Masha
Managing Director, Babban Gona, Doreo Partners
1:30 – 2:30 Lunch
Theme: Achieving Sustainability in Serving the Poor – Transition from Social Program to Social Enterprise
2:30 – 3:30 When Should Social Programs Transition to Social Enterprise?
Ms. Mitchell Strauss (Moderator)
Special Advisor, Socially Responsible Investment Finance, Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, KCMG
Founder & Chairperson, BRAC

Mr. Nicholas Colloff
Executive Director, Argridius Foundation

Mr. Aleem Walji
CEO, Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A.
3:30 – 4:15 How to Make the Enterprise Transition
Mr. Kevin Farrell (Moderator)
Principal, Farrell Mudd Development

Mr. Salvatore Giambanco
Partner, Human Capital, Omidyar Network

Ms. Clara Miller
Director & President, Heron Foundation
4:15 – 4:45 Break
4:45 – 5:30 Climate Investing
Ms. Margaret Sullivan (Moderator)
CEO, Sullivan Strategy

The Honorable John Delaney
Congressman, U.S. House of Representatives

Dr. Ellen Dorsey
Executive Director, Wallace Global Fund
5:30 – 6:15 Parallel Sessions
On the Journey – Emerging Enterprises
Dr. Shaun Ferris
Director, Agriculture Livelihoods, Catholic Relief Services
Mr. Paul Hicks
Water Resources Coordinator for Latin America, Azure, Catholic Relief Services

Investing to Create a Sustainable Future
Ms. Audrey Choi
CEO, Institute for Sustainable Investing, Morgan Stanley
Mr. Matthew Patsky
CEO, Trillium Asset Management

Technology to Enable Impact Investors
Ms. Joan Larrea
CEO, Convergence Blended Finance
Dr. Audrey Selian
Director, Artha Initiative, Rianta Capital Zurich


Church Background and Structure
Mr. Sean Callahan
Chief Operating Officer, Catholic Relief Services
Mr. Michel Roy
Secretary General, Caritas Internationalis
6:15 – 7:00 Reception
7:30 – 9:00 Dinner

June 28 – Day 3

7:30 – 8:30 Mass
8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast
9:00 – 9:05 Opening Prayer
His Eminence, Peter K.A. Cardinal Turkson
President, Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
9:05 – 9:15 Reflections on the First Day
Dr. Carolyn Woo
President & CEO, Catholic Relief Services
Theme: Capital Sources and Measurement for Social Impact
9:15 – 9:45 Sources of Capital and the Enterprises in Which They Invest
Mr. John Kohler
Executive Fellow and Director, Impact Capital Program, Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Santa Clara University
9:45 – 10:45 Examples of Capital Providers
Dr. Roger Huang (Moderator)
Martin J. Gillen Dean, Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame

Mr. Graham MacMillan
Senior Program Officer, Inclusive Economies, Ford Foundation

Ms. Jennifer Pryce
President & CEO, Calvert Foundation

Mr. Michael Sommer
Director, BANK IM BISTUM ESSEN eG
10:45 – 11:15 Break
11:15 – 12:15 Measurement for Social Impact
Ms. Jeri Eckhart Queenan (Moderator)
Partner, Global Development Practice, The Bridgespan Group

Ms. Olivia Muiru
Global Partner Manager, B Lab

Ms. Dimple Sahni
Senior Director, Impact Investing, Anthos Asset Management
1:15 – 2:15 Lunch
Theme: Enterprise to Improve Lives and Livelihoods
2:15 – 3:00 Parallel Sessions
Mobile Communications Technology as an Enabler of Social Enterprise
Mr. Michael Quinn
CEO, Zoona

Climate Enterprise – Energy
Mr. Ned Tozun
CEO & Co-Founder, d.light

Women’s Entrepreneurship
Ms. Mary Mwangi
East Africa Chapter Manager, Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs
Ms. Laurie Spengler
President & CEO, Enclude

Youth Entrepreneurship
Ms. Julie Hammerman
Executive Director, JLens Investor Network
3:15 – 4:15 The Importance of Talent and Capacity Building
Mr. Randall Kempner (Moderator)
Executive Director, Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs

Ms. Gisele Henriques
Livelihoods Adviser, Catholic Agency for Overseas Development

Mrs. Laura Stopponi
Europe Director, Caritas Italy
4:15 – 4:45 Break
Conference Wrap-Up
4:45 – 6:15 Discussion and Summary of Next Steps
6:15 – 6:30 Thank You and Closing Prayer
His Eminence, Peter K.A. Cardinal Turkson
President, Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
7:30 – 10:00 Closing Dinner

June 29 – Day 4: Optional Day

All Day Feast of Saints Peter and Paul
Morning Special Mass with the Holy Father His Holiness, Pope Francis

 


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