Tuesday 28th November, 1.15 p.m. – 4 p.m.


About elea

elea Foundation for Ethics in Globalization fights absolute poverty with entrepreneurial means. As a professional and active philanthropic investor, it supports social enterprises and entrepreneurial organizations in creating sustainable and measurable impact. Guiding its partners towards achieving self-reliance and autonomy, the foundation not only invests financial capital but also provides them with business know-how, coaching and access to its network. As such, elea is a growing community of committed entrepreneurs and philanthropic investors. elea was founded in 2006 by Peter and Susanne Wuffli.

For more information, please visit www.elea-foundation.org.


The workshop will be conducted by Adrian Ackeret, Project Leader and Nicole Adler, Associate, elea



Presentation: Philanthropic Investing elea

–  Impact investing and the role of philanthropy

–  Entrepreneurial approaches to fighting absolute poverty

–  elea's focus, approach, and model of philanthropic impact investing

–  Investment examples

–  Impact measurement

Group work: case study on practical issues of investing into early stage social businesses

Short presentations of group work and discussion