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The ACCELERATE Program Series: The Program Series for Changemakers

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The ACCELERATE Program Series is an ongoing series of action-oriented intensive courses focused on key topics on the cutting edge of the impact investing space. 

The ACCELERATE Program Series is designed for wealth holders and their teams, and will feature two key topics in 2024:

  • Investing for Systems Change, May 26th-28th, 2024 in Oslo, Norway @ Katapult Future Fest
  • Allocating Polycapital for Impact, October 23rd-25th, 2024, Boston, MA, USA @ MIT Sloan

Investing for Systems Change

May 26th-28th, 2024

Oslo, Norway, immediately prior to Katapult Future Fest

Impact investing aims for positive change, but falls short without a structure systemic approach. Packed with guest speakers, this training will convene the pioneers who are bringing systems transformation and impact investing together, covering topics such as:

  • How do you create the most positive impact within a complex system
  • How to bring a systems approach to collaborating with key stakeholders in the pursuit of a shared goal
  • Critical systems skills needed to tackle global challenges

This program is for you if you are a private investor and:

  • You want to feel more confident that your capital is working to create the maximum level of change possible
  • You want to get your investments and investment team aligned with a systems change approach
  • You want to understand how the concept of systems is understood within the impact investing community
  • You are curious about the possibility of investing for systems change, but aren't sure where to start 

 

Information and Sign-Up
To find out if the program is for you, and to register, please reach out to Francesca Spoerry at  francesca.spoerry@df.uzh.ch
 

Allocating Polycapital for Impact

October 23rd-25th, 2024

At the MIT Sloan, Boston, MA, USA

(Ultra) High Net Worth individuals tend to disproportionately well-resourced-beyond just financial capital. In this session, the following topics will be covered:

  • How to think about the different kinds of polycapital
  • Personal exercise to help explore what polycapital is available to you
  • How to leverage your social, political, career and business capital, together with your economic capital, to further systemic change

This program is for you if you are a wealth holder and:

  • You want to feel like you are making the most of the resources available to you.
  • You want to understand how others in the impact investing community leverage their polycapital.
  • You want to be informed by the experts on how to effectively allocate polycapital.
  • You are looking for support in putting your own polycapital to work for maximum impact. 

Information and Sign-Up
To find out if the program is for you, and to register, please reach out to Francesca Spoerry at  francesca.spoerry@df.uzh.ch
 

Do you want to further your impact journey?

Our Personal Development Program developed for wealth holder program participants and alumni builds on the impact of our trainings by supporting personal transformation. Learn more about this program here.