About this event
Skoll Centre Visiting Fellow Tara Sabre Collier will speak to Dr Marcelo de Andrade about his learnings across 30 years of sustainability finance, including why sustainability finance needs to focus on equity and inclusion and how inclusive leadership and representative ownerships this can lead to better financial and social performance long-term
Many thanks to the Oxford Equality and Diversity Unit for supporting the Oxford Initiative for Inspiring Entrepreneurial Diversity (OXIFIED) project.
Dr Marcelo de Andrade: In 1985 Dr. de Andrade founded Pró-Natura International (www.pronaturainternational.org), one of the first international Sustainability Development Agencies based in the Southern Hemisphere. In 1999 Dr de Andrade founded the Pioneer Society, a communications group dedicated to innovative promotion of the successes of sustainable development. He went on to co-found the Terra Capital Fund, the first venture capital fund dedicated to investing exclusively in private-sector biodiversity businesses; Axial Bank/Axial Par, the first financial institution in South America dedicated to promoting investments in the sustainable development sector; and Eco Carbon, the first company to specialize in engineering aspects of forestry and agricultural carbon sinks. In 2008 he co-founded Earth Capital Partners (www.earthcapital.net), private equity investor with a focus on sustainability finance.
Tara Sabre Collier is a Visiting Fellow at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, impact investor, and strategic advisor to impact funds and development finance institutions.
*This event will be recorded.