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Sustainable Finance

Edith Aldewereld is sinds december 2018 de oprichtster van de internationale organisatie Women in Sustainable Finance (WISF). Deze wereldwijde organisatie inspireert vrouwen en stelt hen in staat om het financiële systeem en kapitaal in te zetten voor een duurzame, gelijkwaardige economie. Het doel is om een inclusieve duurzame economie te creeëren die onze samenleving, onze planeet en onze economie ten goede komt.

Ze kan een lezing geven in het Nederlands, Duits en Engels.

Lees haar InBeeld verhaal over het benutten van kapitaal voor een duurzamere wereld. 

De onderwerpen van haar lezingen zijn:

  • De combinatie van vrouwelijke energie en kapitaal voor een duurzame economie
  • Duurzame financiën
  • Gender gelijkheid
  • Impact Investing
  • Empowerment en Purpose


Edith Aldewereld is the Founder of the international organisation Women in Sustainable Finance (WISF) since December 2018. Women in Sustainable Finance is a global organisation that empowers and inspires women who wish to align the financial system with sustainable growth. Goal is to create an inclusive sustainable economy that benefits our society, planet and economy at large.

Over the last 20 years she has built extensive knowledge in asset management and international private banking. Edith joined Sonnenberg Wealth Management as a partner in July 2015. At Sonnenberg Wealth Management she has created, together with the Investment Team, a sustainable investment portfolio next to the already existing classic portfolio. This project, Moving Money to Meaning, is her passion. It reflects her personal values, mission and purpose with her working experience. The Core of Moving Money to Meaning are the opportunities to invest in Sustainable and Impact Investments. It is Edith’s mission to make the financial industry and private investors aware that wealth can be created whilst achieving a positive impact on society at the same time.

In addition to her work at WISF and Sonnenberg, she teaches at the University of Zurich about Sustainable Investments in Wealth Management. She is also co-founder of the charity War Child Support Switzerland, which supports War Child in the Netherlands through fundraising. Since January 2019 she advises the asset management company ACATIS Fair Value on Sustainability.

From 2001 to 2015, she served in various positions in asset management and private banking at ABN AMRO Bank (Switzerland) and later at Union Bancaire Privée (UBP Ltd) in Zurich. As a senior portfolio manager in the discretionary portfolio management department she was responsible for several investment committees as well as for the customized management of the portfolios of UHNWI clients. She took care of the strategical development and tactical implementation of the DPM sales strategy and the retention and acquisition of clients worldwide. After her move to private banking in the year 2007, she held positions as a senior relationship manager focusing on the UK and the Netherlands. She continued this position after ABN AMRO Bank (Switzerland) was taken over by UBP Ltd in the year 2011. From 1996 to 2001 she worked as an investment advisor private banking at the ING Bank in the Netherlands.

Edith studied commercial economics at the School of Business Administration and Economics in Venlo and has earned a degree as Certified European Financial Analyst (CEFA) at the VU University in Amsterdam. 

She is fluent in Dutch, German and English.

Edith can give a lecture about the topics:

  • Combination female energy and capital for a sustainable economy
  • Sustainable Finance
  • Gender Equality
  • Impact Investment
  • Empowerment and Purpose

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