PYM Belgium Impact Investing Day

Thursday 27 January 2022, 14:00-21:00 CET

Become part of the growing movement of impact investing 

Thursday 27 January 2022, 14:00 - 21:00 CET 

Club University Foundation
Rue d’Egmont/ Egmontstraat 11, 1000 Brussels

Hosted by the Ambassadors of Impact Investing in Belgium, this PYM Impact Day provides a safe space for Belgian wealth owners who wish to make impact, connect with each other, learn more about the spectrum of impact investing, and get inspired by listening to personal stories.

Furthermore, hearing some concrete examples of innovative business solutions helping people and the planet, while making a profit, will leave you curious to discover more.

Welcoming both new and experienced Belgian impact investors, we are looking forward to making impact together!

Tickets are € 175,- p.p. For more information, please contact Flore Beaumond, the PYM Belgium project manager, at

The program

14:00 Registration & coffee

14:30 Welcome by PYM board members Myleen Verstraete & Edwin Backes

14:45 Impact entrepreneurs 
Five Belgian entrepreneurs share how they started their social/environmental enterprise, how it was financed, and the impact they have made so far.

Karen Boers
Co-founder & CEO
Steven de Laet
Niki de Schryver
Thomas Poelmans
Founder & MD
NAMé recycling
Franco Prontera
Country Manager
TooGoodToGo Belgium
Sam Desimpel

15:30 Theoretical framework of impact investing
What is sustainable and impact investing, and how are they different? What are the options for us as impact investors? And what does the ecosystem look like? 

Alex Houtart
Lecturer Innovative and Sustainable Finance ICHEC

16:00 Coffee break
Time for networking.

16:30 My personal journey towards Impact Investing
Private wealth holders share what inspired them to invest in impact, how they got started, what they have achieved so far, and their personal advice for you.

Charles-Antoine Janssen
Els Thermote

17:30 Cocktail

18:30 Dinner
A three-course, meatless, seated dinner together with the speakers. During the dinner Frédéric de Mévius will share his recent personal impact investing journey.

Ontvang PYM's Nieuwsbrief

Ontvang onze nieuwsbrief met verhalen van impact beleggers, aankomende evenementen en artikelen over het inzetten van vermogen om duurzame impact te bereiken!




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