Sustainable and Regenerative Portfolios

Sustainable and regenerative food and agriculture is a fast-growing area of interest for clients concerned about climate, the environment and health. Join us for a conversation where we’ll explore ways to incorporate food and agriculture into your clients’ portfolios.  We’ll share how regenerative agriculture shows up across different investment strategies, risk profiles, or return targets.

This event is offered in partnership with CapShift.


Rini Greenfield is a Founding General Partner of Rethink Food and former co-founder of Adaptive Management, a Tiger Management in-house portfolio, where she helped pioneer the use of big data analysis and visualization to make fundamental long-term investments. Rini has over a decade of experience investing in technology and consumer companies. She sought out sectors that were at the tipping point of disruption through innovation, investing in wireless technologies, alternative energy, internet, media, e-commerce, software, and others. Rini then expanded her repertoire to private companies through spearheaded investments for a multi-billion-dollar single family office focused on consumer and technology companies with a social impact lens.

Justina Lai is Chief Impact Officer at Wetherby Asset Management and Laird Norton Wealth Management where she has a multi-faceted role leading the firm’s impact investing strategy as well as the integration of impact across its stakeholder groups and investment management, client service, and operational functions. Prior to joining Wetherby in 2015, she had worked for several notable firms, where she focused on global impact investment strategies, including Sonen Capital, Legacy Venture, and Rwanda Ventures. Prior to her career in impact investing, she worked across the US and Europe in investment banking with Citigroup and private equity with Vestar Capital Partners.

Jesse Simmons helps lead the investment research team and advisory practice at CapShift. He previously served as Senior Investment Analyst and Impact Advisor at Align Impact, where he managed due diligence on private investments and helped clients discover and act on these opportunities. Jesse began his career at the World Bank, where he focused on development effectiveness in Sub-Saharan Africa, and subsequently worked at Dalberg Global Development Advisors, a mission driven consulting firm bringing innovation to development.

Time: 2:00 – 2:45 ET

Location: Virtual

Date: Thursday, September 21, 2023