CERES 2017

Sustainable Agriculture: Investment Risks and Opportunities
San Francisco, CA
April 25, 2017

Raul Pomares, Founder of Sonen Capital, will be part of a panel that highlights the impact potential of investments in sustainable agriculture as well as the investment risk. Case studies will be provided in this session geared towards investors seeking returns with meaningful and measurable impact.

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AMEXCAP Mexican Private Equity Summit

Hacienda de los Morales, Mexico City, MX
March 29, 2017

Raul Pomares, Founder of Sonen Capital, is part of a panel discussing the challenges companies face in Latin America compared to companies in other emerging countries. Also included is a discussion on investment returns and challenges to attracting LPs and how to overcome them.

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SVX & Sonen Host Impact Investing Workshop

Two Day Impact Investing Workshop
St. Regis Hotel, Mexico City, Mexico
March 27, 2017

Raul Pomares, Founder of Sonen Capital, will be part of a two-day training that introduces Mexican investors to impact investing. The first day moves from impact 101 to example investments. The second day focuses on deal sourcing, exit strategies and focuses on sample case studies from family offices, funds and foundations.

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Demystifying Impact Investing for Advisors in Philanthropy

Advisors in Philanthropy Webinar
March 21, 2017

Sonen’s Jeff Cohen and Danielle Jezienicki will lead a session to demystify impact investing and help advisors further align client portfolios with their client’s philanthropic values. Investment Advisors are increasingly fielding questions around the alignment of portfolios with investor values linked to social and environmental outcomes. Making this particularly difficult for advisors, is the lack of definition and clarity around key words and acronyms in the industry like; impact, ESG, SRI, sustainability, and mission alignment to name just a few. This webinar aims to shed light on how to define the space, highlight opportunities that exist for investment, and how to assess and communicate to clients, how investments can actually create positive outcomes.

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What Institutional Investors can Learn from Impact Investors

CERES / INCR Water Working Group
March 16, 2017

Danielle Jezienicki, Impact Analyst for Sonen Capital, will be part of a panel of impact investors that will share their insights, methods, and approaches to water investing. The webinar aims to help large investment managers and asset owners better understand the on-the-ground impacts of their investments. The speakers will also share ideas for how to better measure ESG performance in real time. For more information or to register for the webinar, please email Siobhan Collins at

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Love & Resilience

Confluence Philanthropy 7th Annual Practitioners Gathering
New Orleans, LA. Hotel Monteleone
March 15, 2017

Raul Pomares, Founder of Sonen Capital will participate in a panel of a group of impact investors and asset owners who are creating new frameworks for impact investing by aligning their networks’ efforts to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

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2017 NEXUS USA Summit

2017 NEXUS USA Summit
Washington DC
March 01, 2017

Raul Pomares, Founder of Sonen Capital, and Jeff Cohen, Head of Business Development, will conduct an impact investing workshop from a practitioner’s perspective. This workshop aims to shed light on how to think about the impact in the investment decision process and key points to consider to measuring that impact.

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Sonen Speaking at Impact Investing 2017 in Mexico

Impact Investing Forum
Merida, Mexico
February 14, 2017

Raul Pomares, Founder of Sonen Capital, will participate in the Latin American Impact Investing Forum, an event that brings social and environmental companies, corporate, investment funds, business media, foundations, NGOs and business schools together In order to strengthen the ecosystem of support and funding of social and environmental entrepreneurs,

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San Diego Impact Investing Network

Impact Investing Workshop
San Diego, CA
February 09, 2017

The San Diego Impact Investors Network’s (SDIIN) welcomes Jeff Cohen, Director at Sonen Capital to discuss integrating impact investing into portfolio construction and how to measure impact. This is one of SDIIN’s educational workshops designed to provide information and learning about the many types and components of impact investing.

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Cleantech Forum San Francisco

Impact Investing and Cleantech
San Francisco. CA
January 24, 2017

Raul Pomares, Founder of Sonen Capital, will be on a panel to discuss how can “impact” be used to attract new types of investors to cleantech and clean energy infrastructure.

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