Julie Segal is Senior Analyst on the Solutions Finance & Impact Investing team at the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation. Julie manages the Foundation’s impact investments and leads the Solutions Finance Accelerator, a program developing emergent groups in Canada’s social and sustainable finance space. She recently played a lead in designing and publishing McConnell’s first annual Impact Investing Report.
Prior to McConnell, Julie worked across the subjects of sustainability, environmental advocacy and community engagement. Julie completed the University of Oxford’s Sustainable Finance Foundation Course in 2019 and graduated McGill University with a Bachelor of Commerce in 2017. She is an Associate at Youth Climate Lab and sits on the Board of two community non-profit organizations.
Day 1: Sep 15, 2020
Day 2: Sep 16, 2020
How to Leverage and Incorporate Impact Investing into Your ESG Portfolio
Impact investing is essential for foundations and endowments that want to have a serious impact on their mission. Create a business case for philanthropic investment to drive value and high returns. Master success factors to:
- Focus on environmentally sustainable initiatives that scale and have a local impact
- Engage in direct investment initiatives though syndicate partnerships that support impact investments
- Invest in local-led initiatives that create acceptable returns while furthering your mission
- Build Social enterprise investment, and returns, within your impact investment mandate
Maximize your mission-related investment strategy while driving results.