South Africa Investment Forum 2013
Impact Investing / Socially Responsible Investing
11.30AM - 12:20 PM = 50min
4 December 2013
@OpalFinancial @SinCoESG @AfricaSIF @ESGarchitect
Founder and Chairperson, PAN AFRICAN YOUTH DIALOGUE
Partner and Co-Founder, IMPACT AMPLIFIER
South Africa Network Manager, PRINCIPLES FOR RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT
Graham Sinclair, Principal, SinCo and President, AfricaSIF.org
Slidedeck on INTENTION vs MPACT
With Paschal from Impact Amplifier and Xolisa from PRI.
SinCo in support of Africa Sustainable Investment Forum (AfricaSIF.org) has deployed Graham Sinclair to advise and support the sustainable investment and ESG (environmental, social and governance) modules at the event.
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"Your presentation was awesome!" - Editor, online investment forum
"It was great to see you at the conference. You did a stellar job with your segment – as always!" - Head of Investment Research Institute, South African asset consultant firm
"Graham brings energy, ideas and networks for solutions to complex challenges linking good business practice with good development practice. He is an exceptional facilitator of expert panels and groups of diverse stakeholders." - Manager, international financing facility, international organization, Geneva.
"Graham was extremely helpful in helping get up the curve on our sustainability initiative. Graham was very knowledgeable and insightful and allowed us to quickly get up the curve on Sustainability." - Chief Administrative Officer, Global Real Estate, trillion-dollar New York headquartered global institutional investor.
"For many investors, getting to grips with ESG issues in emerging markets is a top priority. Graham's work at PRI was crucial in encouraging new partnerships in diverse markets for this valuable work." - Executive Director, foremost responsible investment organization in Asia and former i-banking analyst.
“Graham is a very driven and passionate person to work with. His out-of-the-box thinking helped to market and increase brand awareness for KLDs Indices. We were also able to utilize his expertise in ESG Factors at our Annual Investment Symposium to hundreds of investment professionals across the United States. His friendly personality made working with him a joy.” - Institutional Sales, global investment data analytics provider.
“Graham is an excellent project manager with great leadership and creativity. While at KLD, he got to know each person's strength within a short period of time and brought out his/her best. Graham's leadership and passion for social responsibility were very inspiring. I highly recommend Graham and hope to have the opportunity to work with him again.” - MBA student, Boston.
“Graham is one of the best lecturers that I have been fortunate enough to have studied with. His style is uniquely intelligent, sharp and rich. With a wide range of contacts and highly resourceful, the sessions were riveting and especially lively, keeping everyone "on our toes" and stimulating us to learn and improve, to do more and better. I highly recommend Graham as a lecturer and professional, he is a truly outstanding change-agent and catalyser.” - MBA candidate, UK