You don’t have to have tons of money to get involved with impact investing. The average individual can also take advantage of some entry platforms.
Tag: environmental impact
To attract and retain talent, prove brand authenticity to customers and clients, and increase positive impact, companies are designing their headquarters and factories to align with their missions.
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
Laureate Education just made it safe for entrepreneurs, lawyers and venture capitalists to incorporate and build startups as benefit corporations.
By practicing these five good deeds, conscientious businesses can form more peaceful relationships with the societies in which they operate, serving causes greater than just profits and internal policies.
Major companies Ford, Johnson & Johnson, and Johnsonville Sausage all faced substantial crises in the course of their operations that forced them to reevaluate the core purpose of their businesses. The ways each company handled their situations can provide guidance for business leaders today.
An Interview With Bain Capital’s Managing Director in Impact Investing Deval Patrick: The Importance of Long-Term Investments and Better Capitalism in Solving Global Problems
Former Governor Deval Patrick, now the head of Bain Capital’s Double Impact Fund, answers questions from Laura D’Andrea Tyson, the director of the Institute for Business & Social Impact at Berkeley-Haas, about the roles of philanthropy, government and business in bringing about a more equitable, sustainable economy.
From Colonial Quakers to Silicon Valley billionaires, impact investing has put dollars to use to bring about change via funding social enterprise. Today, investors are doing so in smarter ways than ever.
Corporate activism works, and CEO Jostein Solheim says the proof is in the ice cream: Ben & Jerry’s is growing, it’s profitable and its customers are extremely loyal.