Date: May 31st, 2017
A profound change of the global food and agriculture system is needed if we are to nourish the 7.3 billion people of today and the additional 2 billion people expected by 2050. The food and agriculture sector offers key solutions for development, and is central for hunger and poverty eradication, as outlined in the UN Sustainable Development Goal Two to end hunger, achieve food security, improve nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture.
In this webinar, Sada Geuss, an Investment Manager from Trillium Asset Management, will present on Trillium’s recently released White Paper: Impact Investing in Sustainable Food and Agriculture Across Asset Classes: Financing Resilient Value Chains through Total Portfolio Activation. Maria Lettini, Director of the Farm Animal Investment Risk and Return (FAIRR) Initiative, will focus on the risks associated with investments in factory farming and the animal protein sector, and will offer some examples of diversification of the protein supply chain. Don Wiviott, Partner at Sustainable Farm Partners, will discuss the investment opportunities in grain production and carbon capture, and David Miller will present on Iroquois Valley Farms impact investments in organic and local agriculture. Following their presentations, there will be an interactive question and answer session with the panelists.
- Sada Geuss, Investment Manager, Trillium Asset Management
- Maria Lettini, Director, Farm Animal Investment Risk & Return (FAIRR) Initiative
- Don Wiviott, Partner, Sustainable Farm Partners
- David Miller, CEO, Iroquois Valley Farms
- Moderator: Georges Dyer, Principal, Intentional Endowments Network