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Check out our diary of events below, both forthcoming meetings convened by FaithInvest; those organised by our partners; and conferences organised by other groups involved in faith-based or values-driven investing.
Working group, Oxford, UK, hosted by FaithInvest and the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. This will convene representatives of key networks looking at faith-based investing.
17-18 Jan 2020
FaithInvest: Impactful Cooperation, Geneva, Switzerland. This International Conference for Christian Development Agencies and Investors, is co-hosted by the Geneva Agape Foundation, FaithInvest and the World Council of Churches. Churches and church-related institutions have billions of dollars in pension funds and capital invested worldwide. How can these investments become more consistent with Christian values and have a positive impact on development?
On January 16 there will be a pre-conference workshop for development agencies on invitation only: How to attract investors? How to deal with them. Please send your registration form as soon as possible to email@example.com. Hong Bui will also help with visa invitation letters if needed. Places are limited - apply soon! Find out more.
2-6 March 2020
Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility conference, New York, USA. We have been invited to speak at ICCR's bi-annual conference to introduce FaithInvest and its membership programme to ICCR members.
FaithInvest's inaugural launch event and founders' conference will be held next year in June 2020 - exact date to be confirmed. This will provide a chance for members to meet, discuss priorities, and assess the landscape of values-based investing and impact.
10-15 May 2020
Leadership meeting, Lassalle Haus, Zug, Switzerland, hosted by FaithInvest and Lassalle Haus. The theme will be Building Bridges, and will look at themes and goals, engagement, best practice, problems
18 May 2020
Regional event: China Daoist Forum, China: More details to come.
Research and Mapping meeting, Oxford, UK, to be held between June and September, date to be confirmed.
21-23 August 2020
Asia meeting, Munakata, Japan: More details to come.
Regional event: Japan: More details to come.
11 Oct 2019
Salt Conference, London, UK, organised by Christian Aid, with the theme of 'Restorable Stewardship: Building a better world by building better businesses'. We were invited to speak about FaithInvest.
8-9 Oct 2019
Ethical Finance 2019, Edinburgh, Scotland, hosted by the Global Ethical Finance Initiative, the UNDP and the Scottish Government, attended by around 500 delegates and speakers. It also included a Faith in Finance round table.
2-3 Oct 2019
GINN Investor Forum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, organised by the Global Impact Investing Network and bringing together 1,200 impact investing professionals from six continents. FaithInvest took part in a panel on faith in finance.
2 Oct 2019
Reimagining Islamic Finance Summit, London, UK, organised by the Islamic Finance Council UK and the International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance. FaithInvest spoke on the panel 'One God, Many Paths' which looked at the overlap between Islamic and other faith/non faith values.
16-17 Sept 2019
SIIA Impact Summit 2019, Zug, Switzerland, organised by the Swiss Impact Investing Association, looking at investments aligned with the UN's SDGs. FaithInvest gave a presentation titled ‘The Role of Faith Investments in Changing the World’.
10-11 Sept 2019
Financing the Future, Cape Town, South Africa. This Global Climate Divest-Invest Summit brought together delegations from across the world to look at how the disinvest-invest movement is moving capital out of fossil fuels and into clean energy.
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