Event Name: Emerging Impact Investing Strategies for Rural Communities Sponsor: Mission Investors Exchange Date: 2/9/17 Location: Webinar Cogent Attendee: Eric White Key Takeaways Rural...read more
Invest In Your Street, Not Just Wall Street This month’s blog post is about rethinking where we put our assets and the power of investing locally. Giving locally...read more
Investing for Impact in a Post-Trump World This month’s blog post addresses thinking about impact in a time of uncertainty. This month I was going to write...read more
Investment Bankers Gone Good: Making Money and Saving the World This month’s blog post as Minnesota Council on Foundation’s Executive in Residence is about my experience at...read more
A Story of the Social Capital Markets Conference This month’s blog post as Minnesota Council on Foundation’s Executive in Residence is about my experience at SOCAP16. Read...read more
When COVID-19 and the ensuing economic disruption hit, I worried that impact investing would recede as investors sought comfort in old-style investing and social entrepreneurs kept their day jobs. Luckily, my worries were for naught: more investors are interested in doing good and doing well. More philanthropists are looking for innovative ways to address the multiple crises we face: health, economic, racial, civic, climate, and rural. Social entrepreneurs are launching and growing their ideas to address the world's problems. These leaders give me hope!