Felipe Arango, Partner, BSD Consulting and Managing Director, trippplus
For more than ten years, Felipe’s energy and attention have been focused on advancing sustainable development as a consultant, a social entrepreneur, a blogger, a speaker, a teacher and an impact investor.
Felipe is a partner at BSD Consulting (business. sustainability. development.), an international network of consultancy firms providing knowledge and solutions for sustainable development.
Felipe is managing director at Trippplus Capital, an impact investment firm that scales disruptive innovation. (http://trippplus.tumblr.com)
In the impact investment arena, Felipe has supported financial institutions in the implementation of the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), the Equator Principles, the Global Compact and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Financial Sector Supplement. Once an investment banking analyst on Wall Street, he designs systems and develops capacities for the integration of impact and ESG issues in investment decisions, due diligence and monitoring processes. Currently, he leads research with the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) on the integration of sustainability in the financial sector in Latin America. He has also worked with social entrepreneurs, impact investors and public agencies in advancing the creation of an ecosystem for an ‘impact economy.’