The Week showcased the unique power of the ecosystem present in Geneva and Switzerland, and the special role it can play in accelerating the implementation of the 2030 Agenda through finance. I have contributed as a speaker to raise awareness about impact investing and sustainable finance. It was discussed how individuals can go from spectators to actors in impact investing. There are more and more project holders and private investors willing to act, however raising awareness is still needed for a larger social impact.
In my view, to achieve the SDGs, impact investing must become the new normal. For this financial, governmental, education, and regulatory sectors need to unit forces and the private sector to get engaged.
Among finance professionals, scientists we had guests from United Nations and Swiss Sustainable Finance Geneva which truly appreciated our definition of impact investing and the way we’ve explained it making it crystal clear for all, independent from the background.