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Intro to Impact Investing
in Practice

Monday 22 April 2024
15:30 - 17:00 CET (Online)

This workshop is for private wealth holders only*.

During this 1.5-hour online interactive session, you will be introduced to the basics of impact investing and how they can be applied to your own impact journey. 

We discuss how to define impact and the various impact themes, how you can have an impact through all asset classes, and how the ecosystem works.


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Alessandra Caine

Community Manager of Toniic Benelux & UK, has 10+ years of experience working on innovative financial strategies for sustainability programs.

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Veerle Berbers

Co-founder of PYM and Impact Investor for 2 decades.

The format will be interactive, with plenary presentations and small break-out sessions for discussions among the participants.

Our goal is to give you some tools and frameworks to start deploying your wealth in alignment with your values. On top of that, experienced impact investor Maurits Schouten will give you an insight into his personal portfolio, providing you with examples of how to get started.

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Maurits Schouten

After spending 23 years in investment banking in London, Maurits got involved in impact investing as part of his activities in the Ashoka Support Network. In 2017, he moved back to Amsterdam and started Blue Parasol Investments with his wife Petra to build a diversified impact portfolio. Maurits is on the board of Ashoka Netherlands, and a board member of PYM.

Read our interview with Maurits.

"Refreshing approach to sharing knowledge and experience in the transition from traditional investing to consciously investing for positive impact and systemic change."


"I left the event with a lot of food for thought!"


"Great to get a broader view on the ' investment landscape' and to investigate your options besides traditional investment in Real Estate, stocks , bonds or funds


What is PYM

PYM is an independent foundation that connects and guides wealth owners to invest their capital consciously for a better world. We are a peer-to-peer community of families, philanthropists, individual investors, family offices, and foundations.
We believe in the power of money as a force for good. That is why we promote listed and non-listed impact investing. You can invest successfully in businesses, directly or through funds, that have a purpose beyond profit.

We focus on investors in the Benelux, but we welcome everyone who shares our goals to join us.

What is Toniic?

Toniic is a global community of asset owners seeking a deeper positive net impact across the spectrum of capital. Their members consist of around 500 high net wealth individuals, family offices, and foundation asset owners who are deepening their impact across the spectrum of capital and personal resources in more than 25 countries around the world.

Toniic supports the global impact investing ecosystem by offering freely available public goods through their field-building activities, in partnership with other industry leaders.

* A private investor is someone who invests their own personal assets.

** The content of this event does not constitute professional and/or financial advice but is intended to give you a flavour of what is out there in this field. 


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