FOR PEOPLE AND PLANET
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.
21-23 August 2020
Asia meeting, Munakata, Japan: More details to come.
Regional event: Japan: More details to come.
Early autumn 2020
Research and Mapping meeting, Oxford, UK, early autumn,
date to be confirmed.
6 October 2020
ICCR panel discussion: Empowering the people: Building
justice into our clean energy future. To be held in New York,
USA, or virtually if necessary. More information, email
kcheseborough @ iccr.org.
*** NEW DATES ***
15-18 November 2020
Leadership programme, Lassalle Haus, Zug, Switzerland,
hosted by FaithInvest and Lassalle Haus. We are delighted to announce the new dates for this event postponed from May 2020. The theme is Building Bridges – between faith groups and the investment community in particular. The event, which will look at themes and goals, engagement, best practice and problems, will start to build a common language between faiths and the investment world, exploring opportunities for positive impact.
14-16 Jan 2021
FaithInvest: Impactful Cooperation, Geneva, Switzerland. This annual International Conference for Christian Development Agencies and Investors, is co-hosted by the Geneva Agape Foundation, FaithInvest and the World Council of Churches. Read the report of the 2020 event here.
We have had to postpone some events due to the Covid-19 crisis. The following events will take place as soon as possible.
FaithInvest's Inaugural Members' Event and Founders' Conference was due to be held in Dublin, in June 2020. We will update you as soon as we have new dates.
Regional event: China Daoist Forum, China.
18 May 2020
2nd Jewish Impact Investing Summit, New York, USA. Organised by the JLens Investor Network, hosted by UJA NY Jewish Federation and held online due to Covid. Convened 500 participants over two days with eight sessions featuring 25 speakers. FaithInvest's Director of Membership Nana Francois took part in a discussion on new multifaith collaborations in impact investing. Find out more.
2-6 March 2020
Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility conference, New York, USA. We presented at ICCR's bi-annual conference to introduce FaithInvest and its membership programme to ICCR members.
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. *** UPDATE *** Read the report of the event here – and keep checking back for details of next year's event on 14-16 January 2021.
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.
Helping the faiths engage with and inspire the investing world.
Helping the investing world navigate and support the faiths.