I’m a member of Toniic because I get to pioneer investing in and nurturing of global seed stage impact investments — something anyone who is in this space needs to be doing. Without support of early stage impact investments, we can’t expect to have a robust pipeline. If not us, who?

Over the last ten years, my husband Charly and I have been lucky to be able to align the financial part of our lives with our personal values.  In an odd way, I think it was our naïveté that enabled us to achieve what we have.

The lesson we learned is that we, the asset holders, needed to hold our investment advisor’s feet to the fire. No excuses. We have a small but successful foundation.

You, as the asset holder, have to challenge the status quo and provide the leadership necessary to co-create the world you want to see. It is that simple.

Lisa Kleissner

Lisa Kleissner