Financial success and working for the common good need not be mutually exclusive. SALt CEO Aisa Mijeno literally found a way to turn water into light for the poor and Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital founder Bertrand Badré is a banker-for-good who scales investments while serving the higher purpose of sustainability. They’ll both be speaking at C2 Montréal 2018 (May 23-25).
Aisa Mijeno: The bright scientist
Co-Founder and CEO, SALt
Engineer and inventor Aisa Mijeno developed an electrochemical LED lamp that is activated by saltwater and provides sustainable electricity. SALt (Sustainable Alternative Lighting) is her simple and scalable tech, which was lauded by former president Barack Obama and addresses the lack of electricity affecting approximately 16 million Filipinos and 1.2 billion people around the world. Read more about her here.
Bertrand Badré: The global wealth builder
CEO and Founder, Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital
Can finance save the world? Bertrand Badré – a former World Bank Managing Director and World Bank Group Chief Financial Officer – believes so. With a mission to make sustainable investing the new normal, the CEO and Founder of Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital works to create an ethical financial system that benefits everyone, from investors to the SMEs it invests in to the communities that surround them. Read more about him here.
More Transformative Collisions to come
By provoking Transformative Collisions at C2 Montréal 2018, we’re asking what revolutionary new ideas could be bred by a spark between seemingly conflicting industries, organisms and interests. Through engaging discussions, purposeful collaboration and a vibrant environment filled with meaningful opportunities for play, we’ll reimagine the future of creative business. Join us for our seventh edition, May 23-25, and explore your own transformative collisions.
Stay tuned for more speaker announcements in the weeks to come, and be sure to take advantage of C2 Montréal’s special autumn rate.