Investing for good: How can I use my money for a positive impact?
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Wednesday, 19th June 2019, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Are you looking at ways you can help tackle some of the biggest challenges facing society today? Are you thinking about saving and investing to protect people and the planet? Are you struggling to know where to start and how to get involved?
Does the financial jargon and legalese really put you off?
Come and join in this interactive event, where you will have the chance to put your questions to some of the leading ethical experts in the finance industry.
The event is designed to provide an overview of the different types of ethical opportunities that exist, provide recommendations on some great resources to improve your knowledge and demonstrate how even small changes to the way you save and invest your money can make a big impact.
There will be plenty of room for discussion and resources available to provide you with practical hints and tips to get started on your own ethical investing journey.
Event Running order
6 pm - Welcome and short keynote speech by Kate Forbes, the Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy
6.15 - 7.00 pm Panel discussion about Ethical savings and investments:
Chair: Rebecca Jones, Editor, Good with Money and Freelance journalist specialising in sustainable investing
Julian Parrott, Partner, Ethical Futures, Board Director, Ethical Finance Hub http://ethicalfutures.co.uk/about-us/our-team/
Jude Cook, CEO and Founder at ShareIn https://www.sharein.com/team/
Rachel Mountain, Energise Africa and Ethex https://www.energiseafrica.com/team
7.00 pm Audience Q and A - dispelling the myths of ethical savings and investing
7.30 pm onwards - Drinks and networking