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EVENTS

We organize events and webinars with focus on Sustainable Finance, leadership and gender equality

Upcoming
EVENTS

  • The Recipe and Kitchen Behind Gender Lens Investing
    09 Mar, 17:30 – 19:00 CET
    Enabling Qapital, Mühlebachstrasse 164, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland
    To commemorate international women's day, we invite you to our in-person session on gender lens investing. Join us for this panel discussion that embraces diversity, equity & inclusion!

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Past EVENTS

  • WISF Member Community Event
    26 Jan, 18:00 – 20:30 CET
    SKINIC, Bahnhofstrasse 37, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland
    Join us in this networking event to meet and connect with the WISF community.
  • SDG 1 No Poverty: Why and How to Address It
    12 Jan, 17:30 – 20:00 CET
    Enabling Qapital, Mühlebachstrasse 164, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland
    In collaboration with Enabling Qapital, this in-person panel will discuss how to redirect capital towards eradicating poverty globally through different approaches, such as investing in financial inclusion and fostering entrepreneurship
  • Re-think Company Ownership and its Financing
    07 Dec 2022, 18:00 – 18:45
    Zoom
    Join us in this webinar to learn about the concept of steward ownership and its impact on financing SMEs.
  • The Relevance of Gender in Fighting Climate Change
    31 May 2022, 17:30 – 20:00 CEST
    MSCI Office, Hardstrasse 201, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland
    While climate change is a topic that concerns all of us, women are disproportionately affected by its negative outcomes. Join this in-person event to learn about the interconnections between these priority topics and how we can support development by incorporating women into the climate agenda.
  • Introduction to Angel Investing
    05 Apr 2022, 17:00 – 18:00 CEST
    Online Event
    In this online class, Alpine Angel Investors will clarify what it means to be or become an angel investor, explain the ecosystem, go through the due diligence process and valuation of start-ups. In brief, what you need to know and understand before your first pitch event.
  • Combining the Gender Lens Angle with Animal Friendly Investing for a more Sustainable World
    27 Jan 2022, 17:00 – 18:30 CET
    Online event
    Join financial industry veteran Claire Smith, who founded the first vegan investment platform, as she discusses how animal-friendly policies are an essential component of ESG and can be integrated with a gender lens.
  • VIRTUAL equality lounge®  @ DAVOS 2022
    18 Jan 2022, 09:00 – 20 Jan 2022, 17:00
    Online Event
    Join us virtually at the Equality Lounge® at Davos from January 18 - January 20, 2022. We’re bringing together the world’s most powerful luminaries to assess the current state of global equality and align on solutions that will close the gaps and steer industries towards a more equitable future.
  • Holistic Integration of ESG
    23 Nov 2021, 18:00 – 19:00 CET
    Webinar
    Join us for a candid fire-side conversation with Daouii Abouchere and Kristina Touzenis as they discuss ESG integration, its challenges, and debunk some myths currently abound in the "ESG" and "Sustainable Finance" spaces.
  • ESG at the Crossroads
    18 Nov 2021, 17:00 – 18:00 CET
    Webinar
    During our webinar, we will learn from the experience of Desiree Fixler. With a career of over 20 years in sustainable/impact investing, we invite you to get inspired by her incredible trajectory in the sustainable financial sector.
  • Greenwashing: Demystifying the 'Green Box'
    04 Nov 2021, 17:00 – 18:00 CET
    Webinar
    During our webinar, Emily will explore the origins of greenwashing, why it has become so prevalent in investment management, how the 'green box' can lead to negative externalities, and steps investors can take to being 'greenwashed'.
  • Gender Lens Initiative for Switzerland: Finance for Gender Equality
    12 Oct 2021, 18:00 – 19:00 CEST
    Zoom Webinar
    During our webinar, Tim Radjy, chair of GLIS will give us insights into impact investing and financial products with a gender lens. He will introduce the GLIS research focusing on the market of gender lens financial products in Switzerland and extend an invitation to the attendees to participate
  • Women Empowerment in Business and Sports - Cycling Event
    19 Aug 2021, 16:00 – 18:30 CEST
    Meeting point: Zug Bahnhof, Bahnhofplatz, 6300 Zug, Switzerland
    We are delighted to announce our new partnership between the Global Compact Network Switzerland & Liechtenstein and Women in Sustainable Finance. The UN Global Compact seeks to mobilize and motivate businesses to engage in corporate responsibility and sustainability as well as to support companies i
  • Vandana Ryder - The Marine Arctic Peace Sanctuary - Protecting All Life
    29 Jun 2021, 18:00 – 19:00 CEST
    Online Webinar
    The Marine Arctic Peace Sanctuary (MAPS) protects the entire northern arctic ocean of the arctic circle as the world’s largest preservation area (8 million square km). Vandana Erin Ryder will discuss the urgent need for MAPS and the strategy to realize it. In the same way, Vandana will show us how M
  • What Is True Climate Investment?
    17 Jun 2021, 17:00 – 18:00 CEST
    Online Event
    During our combined event with myclimate, our panel discussion will give you clarity on what is, from the view of the experts, the most efficient way to allocate capital to contribute positively to climate change.
  • TSITSI MUTENDI - ESG FROM THE AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE: INVESTING AND THE GOVERNANCE CHALLENGES IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN REGION
    08 Jun 2021, 18:00 – 19:00 CEST
    Online event
    During our session, Tsitsi Mutendi will unpack ESG from an African perspective. With vast experience in family businesses and family offices, Tsitsi proves to us the reality of ESG investing in the African region, which has always been viewed as a wealth of resources.