Impact Chat August 2011


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Sinema Old School

11B Mount Sophia, #B1-12

Singapore, 228466

Date: Saturday, August 20, 2011

Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Contact: 6336-9707


Join Impact Chats this month for its first ever movie screening! Held in collaboration with Sinema and Green Drinks Singapore, spend an evening with us to view the film Carbon Nation, followed by a discussion about the climate change situation facing Asia today and the resources and innovations that are within our powers to create change.

Whatever your stance is on global warming, Carbon Nation is a documentary that addresses important common ground among all people: The desire to have clean water, clean air and how to make this want a reality.

Featuring everyone from Thomas Friedman to Richard Branson, next Saturday’s film and discussion will focus on taking a non-partisan look at climate change and clean energy solutions that are smart not just for the environment but also the economy.

This month, we are doing our registration differently and sign-up with be directly with Sinema as they are offering all attendees from Impact Chats discounted admission ($7 plus a free drink) to this screening by entering the promotion code “ImpactChats”. Please make sure to select the Aug 20th viewing of Carbon Nation to take advantage of the discussion and event discount. First come, first serve.

Watch the movie trailer here.


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The Hot Topics: The Impact Chats 2011 Lineup

Partners of Change

The interest institutional players have in building a vibrant impact investing environment

The Real Measure of Success

The need and emphasis on social impact measurement

Empower Young Philanthropists

The tools and projects exciting the new generation of philanthropists today

The Rising Tide

An in‐depth look at the clean water solutions to the world’s most quickly disappearing resource

The Public/Private Contract

Will the social impact bonds model work in Asia?

The Future of Climate Change

How traditional organizations and new start‐ups are tapping capital markets for sustainable solutions.

Direct Investment for Social Good

The emergence of a new class of investors

Food for Thought

The rising food scarcity problem and innovative solutions

Mouthpiece to the World

Media’s role in social change

The Disappearance of CSR

The evolution of corporate social responsibility and integration into the sustainability movement

The Importance of Being Unreasonable

The challenges facing social enterprises today and how they are being overcome.

The Education on Innovation

The innovative partnership models developing to deliver better access education solutions


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