News from TBLI Group

From launching TBLI CLUB™, introducing a new world of networking at TBLI CONFERENCE™ with Pathable, and hosting the European Headquarters for GATE IMPACT: There are many new developments that we are pleased to share with you. We hope you enjoy the update and we are looking forward to meeting you at a TBLI event soon.
Kind regards
Robert Rubinstein

Sponsors & Updated Program
Register here to join us for TBLI CONFERENCE EUROPE™ 2012 in Zurich on 8-9 November. The program already includes interesting speakers and updated workshop themes.We are also pleased to announce new sponsors: Bank Sarasin & Cie Ltd, Bank Vontobel AG, BIDx BV, City of Zurich, Inrate Ltd, Thomson Reuters, UBS, and Vigeo have already confirmed their support. If you are also interested in sponsoring the conference or speaking at a workshop, please contact us.

Robert Rubinstein accepted to the
Speakers Academy
The Speakers Academy is the leading institute for professional speakers worldwide. Robert Rubinstein will be covering topics such as ESG and Impact Investing and the future of sustainable finance.

Amsterdam, 2 May 2012

Bringing a regional focus to our network, TBLI CLUB™ invites asset owners and finance professionals in ESG and Impact Investing to come together, draw inspiration and meet new business partners. We are pleased to see this new initiative grow and to welcomeABN AMRO, FMO, Rabobank, Robeco and Mn Services as corporate club members.

Become a member now and secure access to four TBLI CLUB events per year, free registration for online networking via Pathable and a 30% discount on a TBLI CONFERENCE pass.

Or get a first impression of TBLI CLUB and only register for the Launch Event on 2 May 2012 at ABN AMRO Amsterdam with keynote speaker Stephen Brenninkmeijer.

Free networking service at
TBLI events with 


TBLI is intergrating the most innovative online networking tool Pathable for both TBLI CONFERENCE™ Attendees and TBLI Club™ Members to offer effective networking opportunities  – for free and year-round. Attendees will have a chance to upload presentations and best practices, connect and schedule meetings. Sponsors will be able to set up a virtual booth.

Innovating the
TBLI is innovating its INVESTOR SALON™ in Switzerland and the Netherlands. Hosted by private banks and family offices, these in-house, invitation-only events offer a chance to meet committed investors and to discuss pre-screened investment opportunities in a secure and intimate setting. TBLI will be partnering with GATE IMPACT make a tailor-made selection of investment opportunities for the event.

Robert Rubinstein at
Global Impact Economy Forum, U.S.
To support the development of an Impact Economy, the U.S. State Secretary’s Global Impact Economy Forum on 26-27 April 2012 in Washington D.C. will gather 250 high-level investors, business executives, entrepreneurs, philanthropists and policymakers to discuss how to create greater coordination, collaboration and efficiency. Robert will be chairing a panel on Risk Mitigation.

New Impact Investing Leader’s Awards

TBLI intends to present a 6th TBLI Leader Award during TBLI CONFERENCE™ EUROPE 2012. With this additional award, TBLI wants to highlight outstanding achievements of players in the growing Impact Investing sector. Interested to sponsor or qualify? Pleasecontact us.

Robert Rubinstein speaking at 
The CSR Thursday Lunch, Geneva

Robert Rubinstein will speak on 19 April 2012 at the CSR Thursday Lunch on “What hasn’t Goldman Sachs learned that Sustainable Finance has?”. The event is regularly organized by the University of Geneva. You can register here.


Thought leaders, investors and entrepreneurs in Impact Investing will be intersted to know that GATE IMPACT is well on track with its plan to open a European Headquarter at the TBLI Office in Amsterdam. TBLI will also be introducing GATE IMPACT’s innovative platform to its TBLI INVESTOR SALONS, to facilitate investments in that space.

Welcome to FRIENDS of TBLI™

We extend a warm welcome to all our new FRIENDS of TBLI™. Their contributions support TBLI in scaling-up its services and to focus on its two main objectives: Raising awareness and mobilizing private capital for ESG and Impact Investing. To learn more or join up, visit theFRIENDS of TBLI website.

Join us for the TBLI CLUB Launch

Join us for the TBLI CLUB Launch!

Three more weeks until the launch of TBLI CLUB BENELUX!

We are looking forward to welcoming you on 2 May 2012, 5 pm, for an inspiring and lively launch event on ESG and Impact Investing with keynote speaker Stephen Brenninkmeijer.

It is a pleasure for us to see the sector’s interest in this new initiative and we especially welcome RABOBANK and ROBECO, who joined ABN AMRO as corporate CLUB members.

Register as a TBLI CLUB™ member now and secure your access to four CLUB events per year, exclusive online networking and a one-time 30% discount on the TBLI CONFERENCE™ registration fee.


ABN AMRO will kindly be hosting the TBLI CLUB™ launch at ABN AMRO, Gustav Mahlerlaan 10, 1082 PP Amsterdam.

For further information on the CLUB and its benefits please visit the TBLI CLUB website

Looking forward to meeting you on May 2.

Kind regards,
Robert Rubinstein

TBLI CLUB addresses investors, asset managers as well as finance specialists in ESG and Impact Investing. TBLI CLUB members will come together to heighten their investor profile, meet new business partners and draw inspiration.

Effective networking is supported through regular CLUB events as well as a 24/7 online networking opportunity.


As a member you are invited to 4 exclusive TBLI CLUB events a year. You also receive a free registration for one year to Pathable, an online networking service that will significantly improve the effectiveness of your
networking (Pathable details).

Other benefits include a 30% discount on one attendee pass for a TBLI CONFERENCE as well as exclusive access to an information service on ESG and Impact Investing.

Welcome to the TBLI CLUB


Robert Rubinstein, tbligroup, esg, sri, virtual networking,
I would like to take the opportunity to cordially invite you or your company to join a new initiative of TBLI GROUP™ called the TBLI CLUB™. In a nutshell, this will be a member’s only mini-version of the TBLI CONFERENCE™ on a local level, providing face-to-face as well as virtual networking opportunities year-round for active players in the industry. At four TBLI CLUB™ events per year, members will meet an exclusive circle of dedicated ESG and Impact Investment professionals, investors and asset managers, who come together to heighten their investor profile, meet new business partners and draw inspiration.

We are very pleased to announce the Launch Event of TBLI CLUB™ in Amsterdam, featuring keynote speaker Stephen Brenninkmeijer. Stephen is a pioneer in Impact Investing and will be sharing his knowledge and experiences on May 2, 2012 at ABN AMRO Amsterdam. We are proud to welcome ABN AMRO as the first corporate TBLI CLUB™ member; ABN AMRO will kindly be hosting the upcoming event.

We would very much like to also welcome you or your company as a member of TBLI CLUB™. Please note there are individual as well as corporate membership packages available. Below, you will find further information on this initiative and a link to register online.

I am looking forward to hearing from you.

Robert Rubinstein




TBLI CLUB™ addresses both individuals and companies working in ESG and Impact Investing. It will be launched in Amsterdam. In due time, the initiative will expand to other financial hubs.


TBLI CLUB™ members are invited to join four exclusive TBLI CLUB™ events over the span of one year. A private members only exclusive format, TBLI CLUB™ events will offer participants the chance to network and discuss current issues under the backdrop of an inspiring keynote speaker.

As a special feature, regular members can register at no cost and for the entire duration of their membership to the online networking service “Pathable” (

TBLI CLUB™ membership also includes access to a range of exclusive information services on ESG and Impact Investing. Members are invited to profile their thoughts and best practices on the member’s only website.


To become a member please register online here. TBLI CLUB™ membership including registration on Pathable is valid for 12 months.

Choose from the following options:

1. Individual Membership: €500*. Special TBLI CLUB™ LAUNCH RATE for 2012 only

2. Group Membership: 10% discount for four or more persons registering jointly as TBLI CLUB™ members

3. Corporate Package: €4,000*. Join TBLI CLUB™ and register on Pathable with up to 10 persons. Logo appears on TBLI CLUB™ website and printed material of all events

4. Taster: €100*. Get an impression of a TBLI CLUB™ event and become a regular member later. Your Taster fee will be deducted from the your membership fee.

*(excl. VAT)

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We have had a successful start to FRIENDS of TBLI, but also quite a few inquiries to specify what exactly the benefits of Friends of TBLI are. We have now added a more detailed section on these benefits, which I am including together with the original text on the FRIENDS of TBLI. The list of those Friends who don’t want to be anonymous, will be posted on our website shortly.

Thank you for your help.


After fourteen successful years, TBLI is proud of its global network consisting of successful forerunners in ESG and Impact Investing. Together with our partners we are determined to continue working towards our long-term objective: to help shaping the future of a sustainable economy, revolutionizing attitudes towards environmental, social and governance issues, and mobilizing more capital towards ESG and Impact Investing.

We have cause for optimism as we witness more and more financial institutions placing ESG and Impact Investing higher on their agendas. Especially now, in the current times of tough decisions on how the industry will shape up to the future.

It has become increasingly important to find creative solutions to funding growth. Building on the inspiration and generous support from our network, TBLI will now scale up its activities with the launch of FRIENDS of TBLI and the TBLI CLUB.

The TBLI CLUB will bring together sustainable finance thought leaders. It offers, alongside virtual networking tools, quarterly events in various financial capitals, starting in Amsterdam, with the mission to inspire, share experience about ESG and Impact Investing and provide focused networking opportunities. Annual membership fees are 500 Euro per person or 4000 Euro for corporate membership.

By joining our new investment expert network FRIENDS of TBLI™ with a financial contribution (starting from €250) you will also help us scale up and finance the innovation of our services. You will be entitled to a number of benefits offered exclusively for members.


All members, regardless of their number and level of contributions, will be listed on the TBLI Websites, unless indicated otherwise.

€250 – €500 Contribution

-10% discount on TBLI CLUB Membership for one year

€500 – €1000 Contribution

-10% discount on TBLI CLUB Membership

-30% discount on one TBLI CONFERENCE™ EUROPE or ASIA for one year

€1000 – €2500 Contribution

-25% discount on TBLI CLUB membership for one year

-30% discount on TBLI CONFERENCE™ EUROPE and ASIA for one year

€2500 – €5000 Contribution

-50% discount on TBLI CLUB membership for two years

-60% discount on TBLI CONFERENCE™ EUROPE and ASIA for one year

-1 free Grand Dinner pass for both TBLI CONFERENCE™ EUROPE and ASIA for one year

-Sustainable Finance private advisory session with Robert Rubinstein

 €5000 and above

-Free membership for TBLI CLUB for two years

-Free conference passes for both TBLI CONFERENCE™ EUROPE and ASIA for one year

-2 Free Grand Dinner passes for both TBLI CONFERENCE™ EUROPE and ASIA for one year

-Sustainable Finance private advisory session with Robert Rubinstein

To join the FRIENDS of TBLI™ click Yes I want to become a Friend of TBLI

Thank you for your time and hopefully support.

Robert Rubinstein


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