A circle of
investors for
impact finance

We are an open circle of supporters and believers in sustainable finance and impact investing. Our common goal is creating pragmatic solutions and investment opportunities with positive purpose. Let’s foster the better tomorrow for us, for our planet and for our communities.

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About Cyan Reef Society​

We believe in treating every euro as an investment in the future we want to create. We believe that investing sustainably, for the long term, is the most effective path to creating value. We believe in keeping score and being transparent in our investment performance. We strive to fulfil our purpose by creating a powerful voice in financial sustainability.

We believe in treating every euro as an investment in the future we want to create. We believe that investing sustainably, for the long term, is the most effective path to creating value. We believe in keeping score and being transparent in our investment performance. We strive to fulfil our purpose by creating a powerful voice in financial sustainability.

We believe in treating every euro as an investment in the future we want to create. We believe that investing sustainably, for the long term, is the most effective path to creating value. We believe in keeping score and being transparent in our investment performance. We strive to fulfil our purpose by creating a powerful voice in financial sustainability.

Our name invokes a notion of colour cyan – a colour of a healthy oceanic reef. A beautiful and fragile ecosystem, worth preserving.
Cyan Reef Society is headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and serves investors, institutions and communities across Europe, the US and Asia.

Mission

The Cyan Reef Society’s serves the purpose of active promotion and development of best practices in ethical / impact / ESG finance and investing. The Society’s mission is:  
  1. Facilitation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and creation of economic and financial opportunities with the themes centered on: (a) climate change mitigation, protection of the environment; (b) societal equality of opportunity, quality of life and well-being; (c) technology innovation,  sustainable development of infrastructure and industry.
  2. Advancing opportunities in impact finance with positive investment goals, aligned with environmental, social, and good governance standards, including the above principles.
  3. Promoting  awareness and financial literacy on the topics of responsible finance.
  4. Engagement thought leaders, innovators and connectors, to shape governance standards, market infrastructure and financial opportunities.

Engagement
and Activities

The Cyan Reef Society and its members are engaged in promotion and active development of:  
  • Sustainable and impact finance, ESG standards in corporations.
  • Profitable investment opportunities.
  • Education, awareness, financial literacy and responsible finance.
  • Investment platform for greater access and participation in sustainable finance.
The Society serves as an engagement platform for its members and the broader community through and by means of:
  • Regular round-tables, investor events and thematic community meetings
  • Reporting and analytics on the contemporary issues and developments in sustainable finance
  • Operating and  proprietary infrastructure to facilitate retail investing in public and private sustainable and ESG projects
  • Promotion of curated investment opportunities, best practices in financial sustainability and impact finance
  • Supporting education and academic institutions
  • Student internships within the Cyan Reef Society institutional network
  • A platform for promoting academic and industry research in the domain
  • A proprietary sustainable market index.

Cyan Reef Society is set to incubate a voluntary private fund, with focus on sustainability. The fund will be governed by best practices in ESG and impact.

Engagement
and Activities

The Cyan Reef Society and its members are engaged in promotion and active development of:  
  • Sustainable and impact finance, ESG standards in corporations.
  • Profitable investment opportunities.
  • Education, awareness, financial literacy and responsible finance.
  • Investment platform for greater access and participation in sustainable finance.
The Society serves as an engagement platform for its members and the broader community through and by means of:
  • Regular round-tables, investor events and thematic community meetings
  • Reporting and analytics on the contemporary issues and developments in sustainable finance
  • Operating and  proprietary infrastructure to facilitate retail investing in public and private sustainable and ESG projects
  • Promotion of curated investment opportunities, best practices in financial sustainability and impact finance
  • Supporting education and academic institutions
  • Student internships within the Cyan Reef Society institutional network
  • A platform for promoting academic and industry research in the domain
  • A proprietary sustainable market index.

Cyan Reef Society is set to incubate a voluntary private fund, with focus on sustainability. The fund will be governed by best practices in ESG and impact.

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Members

Dr. Vlado Kysucky

Sean Park

Prof. Joseph Kin Yu CHEUNG

Michal Geci

Adam Williams

Jop Blom

Prof. Ben Chantelle

Dr. Vlado Kysucky

Sean Park

Prof. Joseph Kin Yu CHEUNG

Michal Geci

Adam Williams

Jop Blom

Prof. Ben Chantelle

Dr. Vlado Kysucky

Sean Park

Prof. Joseph Kin Yu CHEUNG

Michal Geci

Adam Williams

Jop Blom

Prof. Ben Chantelle

Membership Eligibility and Dues​

Membership in Cyan Reef Society is the hallmark of high impact engagement. Applicants seeking in joining the Society must meet the following qualifications:
  • Individuals and representatives of public and private institutions can apply
  • Demonstrated record in the following (at least one of the marks): (a) history of high-impact investing activity, (b) recognized professional expertise in financial and entrepreneurial domains, (c) recognized track-record in community engagement and philanthropy, (d) a strong record of academic publications
  • Applying parties should seek reference of an existing Cyan Reef Society member(s) for their application to be considered
  • Dues required for Cyan Reef Society membership are in an amount of EUR 500.00 pa; the dues are directed at covering the Society activities, including the maintenance of Cyan Reef impact investing platform.

For membership applications:

For membership applications:

For membership applications: