Convening of the Impact & Sustainable Finance Faculty Consortium

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Convening of the Impact & Sustainable Finance Faculty Consortium

By Kellogg School of Management

When and where

Date and time

June 26, 2019 · 7pm - June 28, 2019 · 5pm CDT


Kellogg School of Management 2211 Campus Drive Evanston, IL 60208


Join your faculty colleagues from around the world as we convene the 3rd Impact & Sustainable Finance Faculty Consortium on June 26th to 28th at the Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, IL, USA.

This is the third annual convening of faculty who teach impact and sustainable finance courses at the university level. During our two days, we will focus on learning from one another, keeping abreast of the newest developments and research, and collaborating across institutions and continents to elevate and propel forward the field as a whole.

Programming starts the evening of June 26 with a welcome dinner followed by two days of immersive and engaging content that concludes on June 28.


This convening is invitation-only and is restricted to those who teach courses in impact investing and sustainable finance at the university level. Consortium members. If you’d like to suggest faculty members we should consider adding to the list of invited participants, please email us.

Travel & Accommodation Cost Coverage:

Thanks to generous support from the Rockefeller Foundation, we are pleased to once again cover the cost or provide reimbursement for flight and hotel for our faculty attendees. New this year: Once you have registered, please fill out the travel and accommodation form. If you would like to make your own travel arrangements, please contact us directly so we can provide you with the travel and reimbursement policy.

Draft Agenda:

The overall timetable for our time together is as follows...

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Welcome Dinner & Networking
  • 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM - Bar Time

Thursday, June 27, 2019

  • 8:00 AM - 5:15 PM - Convening Sessions including;
    • Impact Finance: A Year in Review
    • Practitioner Panel
    • Research Presentations & Discussion
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM - Dinner/Networking/Pinball

Friday, June 28, 2019

  • 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM - Convening Sessions including:
    • Frameworks
    • Experiential Exercises & Learning
    • Cases
    • Quantification, Standards, Technology

Impact & Sustainable Finance Faculty Consortium Steering Committee:

  • Dave Chen, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management
  • Jaap Bos, Maastricht University, European Centre for Corporate Engagement
  • Shawn Cole, Harvard University, Harvard Business School
  • Megan Kashner, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management
  • Lloyd Kurtz, University of California Berkeley, Haas School of Business
  • John Tobin-de la Puente, Cornell University, SC Johnson College of Business

For more information on the convening, schedule and presenters as planning continues, please visit the convening website at:

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