History + Overview
The NEXUS Working Group on Impact Investing is the leading Next Gen Impact Investing network bringing together Next Gen philanthropists, Impact Investors and social entrepreneurs. Investors, social entrepreneurs, researchers, advisers, and philanthropists come together to accelerate Impact Investing globally through education and expansive investment opportunities. Philanthropically minded NEXUS Members passionate about Impact Investing are introduced to a network that provides them with the resources and knowledge to maximize their social impact. We aim to inspire, educate, empower, and collaborate through the broad spectrum of developing topics and trends in Impact Investing. These include, but are not limited to the environment, gender lens investing, human rights, financial inclusion, education, real assets and bottom of the pyramid.
We foster a community in which the next generation of investors is encouraged to invest focusing on market return rates with empathy, inspiration, and creativity.
OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
Co-Chair of NEXUS Working Group on Impact Investing
Tharald Nustad is a tech entrepreneur and investor focusing on impact business. He is the founder of Nordic Impact, a company that incubates and invests in impact tech startups and impact funds. Tharald has been part of starting Katapult Future Fest, an event focusing on technology and impact investing, and Katapult Accelerator, a leading accelerator for impact tech startups. He is engaged in building the impact investing ecosystem in the Nordics. Tharald works with Ashoka helping social entrepreneurs, and is an active member of Toniic. He also leads Mallin, a family office focusing on Impact real estate developments.
Steph CordesCo-Chair of NEXUS Working Group on Impact Investing
Resources for Impact Investing
Our comprehensive research & reports page is a collection of the most recent reports on Impact Investing organized by sector/asset class as well as specific areas of interests: NEXUS Impact Investing research & reports.
Thought Leaders in the Impact Investing Space
NEXUS is fortunate to have had these thought leaders and many others join NEXUS for conversations and salons
- Bridges Ventures
- Fran Seegull, Impact Investing Alliance
- Trillium Asset Management
- Calvert Impact Capital
- JP Morgan
- Ibrahim Alhusseini
- HST Solar
- The Prime Coalition
- Sonen Capital
- Josh Cohen, Citylight Capital
- Bamboo Finance
- John Goldstein, Imprint
- Veris Wealth Partners
Delegations & Discounts
Impact Investing Trainings
Members Only Salons
Field Trips & High Level Meetings
Member only field trips are organized quarterly to meet with social entrepreneurs and leading impact investors and investment funds on the ground in both emerging and developed markets
The Impact Investing Working Group has motivated our members to move millions of dollars into impact investing. Interested in learning about, getting more involved in impact investing or sponsoring one of our salons? For more information or to receive updates about the work we do, please fill out the form or contact Vanessa Grellet and Therald Nustad at firstname.lastname@example.org.