CEE4Impact Day


14 October 2022



Under the Patronage of
Mr Csaba Kőrösi
President of the General Assembly,
United Nations


Venue: Budapest Music Center
Budapest, 1093 Mátyás utca 8.

Program


13.30
Arrival, registration
PLENARY MEETING
Language: English
Location: Concert Hall
14.00-16.00
14.00
Welcome speech:
Elemér Eszter, Chairman, THBE

Host of the event:
Nora Bogsch, Executive Secretary, THBE

Video-message from Csaba Kőrösi
14.05
„International Keynote Speaker”: Dr. Charly Kleissner, Toniic, KL Felicitas Foundation & Club Of Rome, Co-Founder & Full Member
The role of impact investing in the midst of the new challenges that the World is facing – an International perspective
14.15
„CEE Keynote Speaker”: Uli Grabenwarter, EIF, Deputy Director of Equity Investments
The role of impact investing in the midst of the new challenges that the World is facing – a CEE perspective
14.35
Surprise performance


14.45
„CEE Impact Investment Survey”
Dr. Eszter Hubbes, Hubbes and Kovács Attorneys at Law, partner
14.55
Impact investing in CEE, taking stock in the course of an initiatory journey
Panel discussion between impact investors

Silke Horakova, Tilia Impact Ventures (Czech Republic), Co-founder and Managing Director
Stanislaw Kastory, Firlej Kastory (Poland), Partner
Arvin Khanchandani, Warsaw Equity Group (Poland), Investment Manager
Ewa Konczal, EVPA (Poland), CEE Manager
Csaba Lantos, Lantos Trustee Ltd (Hungary), Chairman

Moderator: Cyril Gouiffes, European Investment Fund (Luxembourg), Head of Social Impact, Equity Investments
15.40
Short coffee break
15.55
Impact investment – A CEE Case Study
A short presentation of Impact Ventures’ latest investment: Samurai Labs (Poland)

Michal Wroczynski, Samurai Labs (Poland), CEO & Founder
Gergő Iváncsics, Impact Ventures (Hungary), Investment director
16.05
Impact investment – A means to an end
The deep meaning of impact investing – a conceptual, economic, quantitative, social and spiritual view

Nikolaus Hutter, New Paradigm Ventures (Austria), Partner & Founder
16.20
Surprise performance
16.30
ESG credibility on the line
Panel discussion between fund managers

Sándor Vízkeleti, Amundi Investments Hungary, CEO
Monika Nachyla, Abris Capital, Partner (Poland), Head of IR and ESG
Tibor Turner, OTP Fund Management (Hungary), Deputy CEO
Barnabás Ács, London Stock Exchange Group (UK & Hungary), Global Head of Sales Strategy - Sustainable Finance and Investing

Moderator: Gyula Mark Pleschinger, MKB Private Banking (Hungary), Director
17.00
Closing remarks for Plenary Session:
Elemér Eszter, Chairman, THBE

Opening of Panels:
Nora Bogsch, Executive Secretary, THBE
17.00
Coffee break
PANEL SESSIONS
17.30
Surprise performance
17.38
'Sharity Impact' Minutes
Farkas Bársony, Sharity Ltd. (Hungary), CEO
PANEL SESSION I.:
ENERGY PANEL
17.40-18.30
Language: English
Location: Concert Hall
17.40
Keynote Speaker: Márton Békés, McKinsey (Hungary), Associate Partner
17.50
The consequences of the present geo-political crises on the energy sector
A discussion about how we can obtain energy in a secure, independent, affordable, sustainable and impactful way

Zsolt Veres, Schneider Electric Hungary, Country President
Balázs Bodnár, Framatome (Hungary), Managing Director
Anita Simon, ALTEO Group, Deputy CEO, Sustainability and Circular Economy
Rodrigo Rupérez, Vortex Bladeless (Spain), Director
18.20
Short break
PANEL SESSION II.:
FOOD PANEL
18.35-19.15
Language: English
Location: Concert Hall
18.45
The consequences of the present geo-political crises on the food sector
A discussion about how we can have food in a secure, independent, affordable, sustainable and impactful way

Aaron Michelin, Corporatum OY, G2XEnergy (Finland, Hungary), CEO
Peter Noszek, Nestlé (Hungary), Managing Director & CFO of the CEE region
Edina Válóczy, Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta, Máltai
Manufaktúra (Hungary), PR, Communications Manager

Moderator: Dávid Mészáros(Holland), SMARTKAS, CEO
19.15
Standing Reception
20.00
End of Conference

Speakers


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    CHARLY KLEISSNER

    TONIIC, KL FELICITAS FOUNDATION & CLUB OF ROME
    CO-FOUNDER & FULL MEMBER

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    ULI GRABENWARTER

    EUROPEAN INVESTMENT FUND
    DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF EQUITY INVESTMENTS

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    DR. ESZTER HUBBES

    HUBBES & KOVÁCS ATTORNEYS AT LAW
    PARTNER

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    SILKE HORÁKOVÁ

    TILIA IMPACT VENTURES
    CO-FOUNDER AND MANAGING PARTNER

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    STANISLAW KASTORY

    FIRLEJ KASTORY
    PARTNER

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    ARVIN KHANCHANDANI

    WARSAW EQUITY GROUP
    CFA, HEAD OF SUSTAINABILITY INVESTING

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    EWA KONCZAL

    EVPA
    CEE MANAGER

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    CSABA LANTOS

    LANTOS TRUSTEE LTD
    CHAIRMAN

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    MICHAL WROCZYNSKI

    SAMURAI LABS
    CEO&FOUNDER

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    GERGŐ IVÁNCSICS

    IMPACT VENTURES ZRT.
    INVESTMENT MANAGER

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    NIKOLAUS HUTTER

    NEW PARADIGM VENTURES
    PARTNER & FOUNDER

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    SÁNDOR VÍZKELETI

    AMUNDI INVESTMENTS HUNGARY
    CEO

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    MONIKA NACHYLA

    ABRIS CAPITAL
    PARTNER, HEAD OF IR AND ESG

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    TIBOR TURNER

    OTP FUND MANAGEMENT
    DEPUTY CEO

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    DR. BARNABÁS ÁCS

    LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP
    GLOBAL DIRECTOR, SALES STRATEGY & EXECUTION, SUSTAINABLE INVESTING & FINANCE

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    FARKAS BÁRSONY

    SHARITY LTD.
    CEO

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    MÁRTON BÉKÉS

    MCKINSEY
    ASSOCIATE PARTNER

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    ZSOLT VERES

    SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC HUNGARY
    COUNTRY PRESIDENT

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    BALÁZS BODNÁR

    FRAMATOME
    MANAGING DIRECTOR

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    ANITA SIMON

    ALTEO GROUP
    DEPUTY CEO, SUSTAINABILITY AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY

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    RODRIGO RUPÉREZ

    VORTEX BLADELESS
    DIRECTOR

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    AARON MICHELIN

    CORPORATUM OY
    HONORARY CONSUL OF HUNGARY
    ACCREDITED EIF INVESTOR

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    PETER NOSZEK

    NESTLÉ
    MANAGING DIRECTOR OF NESTLÉ HUNGÁRIA LTD. & CFO OF THE CEE REGION

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    EDINA VÁLÓCZY

    HUNGARIAN CHARITY SERVICE OF THE ORDER OF MALTA
    PR, COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Moderators


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    CYRIL GOUIFFES

    EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK
    HEAD OF SOCIAL IMPACT, EQUITY INVESTMENTS

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    GYULA MÁRK PLESCHINGER

    MKB PRIVATE BANKING
    DIRECTOR

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    DR. JÁNOS MATUZ

    ATTORNEY-AT-LAW

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    DR. DAVID MÉSZÁROS

    SMARTKAS
    CEO AND FOUNDER

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    NORA BOGSCH

    THBE
    EXECUTIVE SECRETARY
    HOST OF THE CONFERENCE

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