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.
Sungevity connects remote tech with local installers to help its 25,000 clients around the world harness the power of the sun via residential solar panels and integrated home solar systems.
Here is a list of Social Entrepreneur books that will inspire you to follow your passion on your next business venture.
Danae Ringelmann, the founder of crowdfunding platform Indigogo, discusses the necessity of democratizing individuals’ access to capital and her favorite crowdfunded brands.
Eric Ryan of Method describes how entrepreneurs can become widely heard thought leaders.
Mary Powell on Creating Good Energy, a More Distributed Power Grid, and the Art of the Tesla Powerwall
B Magazine interviewed Mary Powell about her open workspace and how this setup has defined the way she’s leading Green Mountain Power to new heights.
There’s a couple marketing myths about how social purpose impacts consumers’ purchasing decisions, but successful brand campaigns need to be aware of the realities.