Wirkungsvoll philanthropisch investieren – Wissenschaft und Praxis

3. July 2023 – Mannheim Palace

From 8:30
Registration and coffee

9:00 – 9:10

9:10 – 9:55
Impactful philanthropy and impact investment to tackle climate change, poverty and global inequality, Jo Puri PhD, Associate Vice President, Strategy & Knowledge Department, IFAD

9:55– 10:45

Reflections on impact evaluation and use of evidence, science, and practice

Professor Dr. Markus Frölich, University of Mannheim/ C4ED/J-PAL

Martha Gutierrez, Director Corporate Unit Evaluation, GIZ

Johannes Weber, BMW Foundation and Bundesinitiative Impact Investing

10:45 – 11:15

Coffee Break

11:15 – 13:00

Workshops on Impact Investment, Impact Measurement and Impact Management, with
Samuel Kembou (Jacobs Foundation)
Sarah Hessel (Finance in Motion GmbH)
Dina Lorentz (PPI und Bundesinitiative Impact Investing)
Stefan Wilhelm (Bayer AG)
Angela Bähr (Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung)
Dr. Henrik Brinkmann (Bertelsmann Stiftung)
Ute Volz (Eleven gGmbH)
Dr. Ágnes Sebestyén (Baden-Württemberg Stiftung gGmbH)
Nicole Brand (Deutsche Sparkassenstiftung), …. among others

13:00 – 14.00
Lunch at the conference venue

14:00 – 14.30
Introduction “Creating a philanthropic impact together”

14:30 – 16:00
Workshops “Creating a philanthropic impact together“

16:00 – 16:30
Coffee Break

16:30 – 17:30
Panel: Effective adaptation to climate change – challenges for Philanthropy and Society
Jo Puri PhD (IFAD, Associate Vice President, Strategy and Knowledge Department)
Renate Bleich (Munich Re Foundation, Chair of Foundation)
Dina Lorentz (PPI, Head of Legal Advisory ESG & Sustainable Finance and Bundesinitiative Impact Investing, Member of the Board)
Markus Steinich (Deputy Director Corporate Unit Evaluation and Director Strategic Evaluations GIZ)


Aperitif and dinner at the conference venue

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