Past Programs

Corporate Sustainability Measurement & Reporting: From Whether to How

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Davos 2024 – Professor Laura Tyson speaking on the “Industrial Policy 2.0” Panel

In response to recent shocks, governments have entered a new era of policy-making by implementing industrial policies aimed at spurring economic growth. As these policies are rolled out, how can governments strike a balance between national competitiveness and global cooperation and learn from the shortcomings of the 20th century’s industrial policy?


Uncovering Climate Change Risks & Opportunities: Nov 30th, 2023

SAIF’s Program Director, Megan Morrice, and our Professional Faculty Justina Lai, spoke on a panel on how private markets fit into an investor’s portfolio decarbonization target.

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The Sustainable and Impact Finance Speaker Series Guide: Fall 2023

There are so many great speaker series, it can be hard to keep track of all the ways they touch on sustainable finance and impact investing. This guide highlights some of speakers who are most relevant to investing for social and environmental impact.

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SAIF Curriculum Mixer: October 17th, 2023

Sustainability Week: October 3rd, 2023

Co-Faculty Director of Sustainable and Impact Finance, Adair Morse, spoke at Sustainability Week: Countdown to COP28. More Information about the event can be found here. 

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22nd Annual Bank Research Conference: September 29th, 2023

Co-Faculty Director of Sustainable and Impact Finance, Adair Morse, spoke at the 22nd Annual Bank Research Conference on September 29, 2023.

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Climate Mixer: September 19th, 2023

The Sustainable & Impact Finance Initiative teamed up with the Berkeley Haas Sustainability alumni group for a Climate and Sustainability Mixer at Freehouse. SAIF’s Faculty Co-Director, Adair Morse, gave brief remarks on the Inflation Reduction Act and a sneak preview of an exciting new student fund opportunity. Sustainability-minded Haas alumni, students, and faculty discussed climate and sustainable finance.

5th JRC Summer School on Sustainable Finance: July 13th, 2023

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission held the 5th edition of its Summer School on Sustainable Finance on July 13th and 14th, 2023.

SAIF Faculty Co-Director Adair Morse gave an academic keynote speech on Finance for the Net Zero Economy.



Climate Finance Conference: March 22nd, 2023


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Impact Investing Mixer: February 15th, 2023

In partnership with the Career Management Group and Development & Alumni Relations, SAIF hosted an informal mixer focused on Impact Investing on February 15th, 2023.

SAIF partnered with the PE Club and the Center for Equity, Gender and Leadership to host Jen Braswell (she/her), Managing Director and Head of Impact, at EQT Partners, and co-founder of 2X Collaborative, the world’s gender-lens investing industry body. EQT Partners is a global PE and VC fund with an AUM of $100Bn, regularly ranked in the world’s top 5 PE funds. Jen joined us for a conversation on PE impact investing and social impact themes (including gender, equity and inclusion investing), moderated by Justina Lai, Chief Impact Officer, Wetherby Asset Management, and Instructor at Berkeley Haas.

Coffee Chat with SAIF: September 8th, 2022

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Invest for Impact 2022 Pitch Competition: April 29th, 2022

Impact Search Funds Multi-School Panel Event: 2 November 2nd, 2021

Haas Sustainable Investment Fund Annual Report: May 3rd, 2021

Invest for Impact 2021 Pitch Competition: April 23rd, 2021

Innovative Models for Sustainable Investment: December 2nd, 2020

Haas @ SOCAP Gathering for Alumni & Current MBAs: October 15th, 2020

Timely Conversations: Addressing Equity in Investing: September 16th, 2020

Lasting Impact – Haas Sustainable Investment Fund End of Year Report: May 7th, 2020

Invest For Impact Pitch Competition: April 17th, 2020

Search Funds for Social Impact Industry Panel: April 14th, 2020