In this interview with LIFT Economy, the author of “The Responsible Business” and “The Responsible Entrepreneur” provides what she sees as the core education needed for business leaders to shift to a more regenerative mindset.
Fran Seegull, executive director of the U.S. Impact Investing Alliance, has long worked against what she terms the “phantom balance sheet,” which ignores economic, social and environmental value when seeking wealth accumulation at any cost. She speaks in this interview about mainstreaming an impact-investing model, including in pension funds, that
The future of business must embrace shared ownership and purpose. Marjorie Kelly explains how the election of President Trump is a sign of the end of an era and the beginning of a more equitable, democratic business model.
The kids’ designer clothes produced by Isabel Garretón are more than adorably fashionable. This ethical clothing is the company’s means of providing dignified work opportunities to underprivileged women and to preserve their unique embroidery skills.
Joe Hudson lives at the intersection of self-exploration, inner discovery and venture capital. Hudson doesn’t invest in a project unless it has the potential to reach at least 10 million children a year – and has been successful doing it.
As co-founder and CEO of Flat World Partners, Anna-Marie Wascher combines the philanthropic spirit of nonprofits, the sustainable business development models of microfinance, and her experience working as an investment consultant to shift the world of investing to focus on meaningful and profitable impact.
Etsy set a new standard for ethical business, but after it went public, the markets struggled to figure out what it was worth. And, after Laureate announced an IPO in February, the first public B Corp that is also a benefit corporation was officially up for trading. How will the
Lisa Hall, former president and CEO of Calvert, is now a Co-Managing Director of Impact Investing with Anthos Asset Management. At both firms, she has developed ways to invest in women, empower female investors, and move the conversation from charity to social investing.