As global business leaders, we have a powerful opportunity, and responsibility, to accelerate the pace of social, environmental and economic value creation.
By creating attractive, profitable clean energy investment opportunities, we can mobilize the capital to build a clean energy infrastructure.
Enjoy the slideshow from a recent presentation where I shed light on how operating in a shared value economy is no longer a nice to do for your business but a need to do.
The benefits of a simple metric are clear; every day employees in our company can tabulate and understand their collective impact towards a variety of social initiatives.
A growing group of investors are looking for both a financial return and measurable means of knowing their capital is going to support a better world. Introducing SVX and the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing
There is yet to be a strategic framework for effectively managing a balanced profit-impact synergy. The benefit corporation legally requires organizations to pursue and manage towards their mission. For the first time, we have ventures that are legally accountable to pursuing the creation of public benefit.
Impact investing occurs any time there is a deliberate decision to achieve both a financial return and an ancillary social and/or environmental benefit from the investment opportunity.