Webinar - C2C Exploration: NatureVest
Sep
15
1:00pm 1:00pm

Webinar - C2C Exploration: NatureVest

For Confluence Philanthropy Asset Owner Members Only

During this hour-long members-only session, the NatureVest team will present their overall mission, outline their approach to deal sourcing and structuring, and provide details about specific investable opportunities through NatureVest related to climate solutions. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions about NatureVest and the investments that they offer, both from a climate and financial impact perspective. The session will conclude with an investors-only discussion to encourage knowledge sharing and open dialogue among the C2C community.

Please register here to join us for this in-depth discussion. Space is limited, and we look forward to a truly interactive and collaborative engagement.

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Re-Investment Institute: Moving Forward with Investing in Climate Solutions
Sep
13
9:00am 9:00am

Re-Investment Institute: Moving Forward with Investing in Climate Solutions

For Asset Owners Only

Join us on September 13th at the Surdna Foundation in New York City as we continue a series of regional workshops to help foundations and family offices invest in climate solutions.  Convened by the The Climate Solutions Collaborative, a working group of Confluence Philanthropy and CREO Syndicate, this invitation only event will support your organization to accelerate climate investing. In this full day workshop we will create an atmosphere of peer support in a small group setting to discuss and learn from one another about how to overcome some of the barriers to climate investing and explore investment strategies. Discussion and presentation will canvass the full investment spectrum, from program related investments to investing from the corpus. Special attention will be given to finding opportunities in a variety of asset classes and how to proof test a climate investment to ensure it is indeed a climate solution.

Agenda Includes:

  • Address by David Crane, Senior Operating Advisor, Pegasus Capital Advisors
  • Climate solutions investing approaches presented by select foundations, family offices and their investment managers;
    • Capricorn Investment Group (confirmed)
      • Dr. Ion Yadigaroglu, Partner and Managing Principal, Capricorn Investment Group
    • The Robert & Patricia Switzer Foundation and Alternative Investment Group (confirmed)
      • Bruce Kahn, Trustee, The Robert & Patricia Switzer Foundation
      • Sanford Brown, Managing Director, Alternative Investment Group
    • The Educational Foundation of America and Generation Investment Management (confirmed)
      • Melissa Beck, Executive Director, the Educational Foundation of America
      • Michelle Huang, Director, Generation Investment Management
  • The latest research on climate investing opportunities
  • Ample group dialogue, sharing and discussion
  • Light breakfast and networking lunch included
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Jonathan Pershing & John Goldstein Discuss the Implications of the U.S. Withdrawal of Support from the UNFCCC
Jun
30
11:00am11:00am

Jonathan Pershing & John Goldstein Discuss the Implications of the U.S. Withdrawal of Support from the UNFCCC

Join us for discussion with Jonathan Pershing, Program Director, Environment at the Hewlett Foundation and former U.S. lead negotiator in the UNFCCC and John Goldstein, Managing Director at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, and co-founder, Imprint Capital Advisors. Michael Northrup, Program Director, Sustainable Development at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund will moderate the discussion. They will explore the immediate outcomes of the U.S. decision to withdraw support from the Paris Accord and share their insights about the political and economic implications going forward.

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Re-Investment Institute: Moving Forward from  Divestment to Investing in Climate Solutions
Jun
1
9:00am 9:00am

Re-Investment Institute: Moving Forward from Divestment to Investing in Climate Solutions

Convened by the The Climate Solutions Collaborative, a working group of Confluence Philanthropy and CREO Syndicate, this event will help foundations and family offices gain the support needed to accelerate climate investing. In this full day workshop we will create an atmosphere of peer support as we discuss and learn from one another in a small group setting about how to overcome some of the barriers to climate investing and where to pursue opportunities that are right for each institution. Discussion and presentation will canvass the full investment spectrum, from program related investments to investing from the corpus. Special attention will be given to finding opportunities in a variety of asset classes and how to proof test a climate investment to ensure that it is indeed a climate solution.

This event is for Foundations and Family Offices only

If you are interested in attending, please contact Mark Allegrini at Mark at confluencephilanthropy.org

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