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Change does not happen in a vacuum, nor does it happen overnight. Rather, change happens through individual actors in a network who pull others along with them and thus gradually ensure positive change. In its training programs, CSP offers interested individuals the necessary know-how to start change. Beyond that, CSP also wants to connect like-minded people and thus drive change in networks and societies.

Attending a program to learn about impact investing is a necessary first step. But then the reality begins: putting what you've learned about impact investment into practice. As a CSP alum, you’re not on your own. When you complete our programs, you are invited to join our alumni community of like-minded, driven individuals with whom you can continue to share knowledge about your journey as an impact investor. Our community includes more than 180 Next Gen stewards of ultra-high-net-worth families and successful entrepreneurs who want to use their capital and skills to make a positive change in the world.


  • We host monthly in-person and online events around a variety of topics chosen by alumni.
  • External speakers and alumni share their insights, experiences and Dos & Don'ts.
  • In-person events often take place in smaller local hubs, or at an impact conference that automatically attracts alumni from around the world.
  • Once a year, we host a large alumni meet-up weekend with a good mix of content and social activities.
  • In addition, we have several thematic and local WhatsApp groups via which alumni exchange on topics that matter.


“CSP is a beautiful community of caring, dedicated people who have the means and the energy & drive to make a real change in the world.”
Cynthia Fleischmann, cohort ’16-’17

“I think CSP is powerful. When we, as a community, can get aligned behind a few thematic goals, I strongly believe we have an incredible amount of power for change, as each individual member is already so capable of moving things.”
Maximilian Zeller, cohort ’20-’21


CSP is deeply engaged with the impact investment ecosystem. In 2019, this role was formalized through the launch of the Coalition for Impact (C4i). C4i is a unique global network of networks which believes in the value of co-creation, cooperation and coordination in order to jointly create more impact. C4i believes in the vision of a new financial system in which impact investing and regenerative economies are the new normal. Read more about C4i.


Would you like to know more about our alumni community? Get in touch with Michelle