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Martin Rich

Co-founder and Executive Director, Future-Fit Foundation

Martin Rich is a sustainability and impact investment specialist, with over 20 years’ experience in both mainstream and social investment.

Martin co-founded Future-Fit Foundation 6 years ago with a vision of helping create a society which is environmentally restorative, socially just and economically inclusive. The foundation’s free-to-use tools enable businesses to take practical steps towards – and ultimately beyond – the SDGs, and empower investors to understand the total impact of their portfolios and thus direct capital accordingly.

Martin previously spent 7 years as Sales Director at Social Finance Ltd, where he focused on developing the investor base for social impact investments, including the first Social Impact Bonds. Before that he worked for 13 years in international investment banking on structured debt and derivative products for JP Morgan, HSBC and UBS.

Martin has a passion for sustainable development and poverty relief, focusing his pro bono efforts in both the UK and internationally with Access Foundation (Non-Exec Director and Chair of the Endowment Investment Committee), Social Investment Business (Assets & Liabilities Committee), Panahpur Foundation (Investment Committee) and Christian Aid (“In Their Lifetime” Campaign Directorate). He is also a former member of the Asset Allocation Working Group for the G7 Social Investment Task Force.

 

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How the Sustainable Development Goals are Driving Corporate Purpose and Performance

  • Sustainability as Strategy
The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are succeeding in their ambition to engage a wider group of businesses on global sustainable development priorities. Companies large and small are adopting the goals and aligning them with their corporate strategies, purpose and results.

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Martin Rich Co-founder and Executive Director, Future-Fit Foundation
Mitchell Toomey Sustainability Director, BASF
Shilpa Tiwari Head, Global Sustainability and Corporate Citizenship, Manulife
Candace Laing Vice President, Sustainability and Stakeholder Relations, Nutrien
Dan Mancuso Senior Vice President, Financing and Investments, EDC