Unlike traditional investing, which, at its core, primarily seeks to employ financial capital to generate a financial return, impact investing strives to create “blended value”—positive and simultaneous social, environmental, and financial value creation.
Echoing Green Blog
Roya Elghanian’s career path has taken her from the music industry through entrepreneurial ventures and to her current work as founder of a Pilates studio and Worldwide Helpers, a nonprofit connecting volunteers to volunteer opportunities internationally. Read Roya’s real-life story as she finds her Work on Purpose.
We're gearing up for this year's Fellowship selection cycle. On Monday, December 5, 2011, we'll open up the 2012 application process. For all you budding social entrepreneurs out there, you'll have until January 9, 2012 to submit your social change business plans. We love this time of year—we get so inspired by the passion, commitment and visionary thinking expressed through the fellowship applications. So bring it!!!
It is my fear that many of our very talented young—and even their leaders—have begun to conflate leading with starting something new. Which is a problem, as not everyone is—or should be—a social entrepreneur, and a world full of leaders who strive to be social entrepreneurs creates waste, duplication, and much worse.
Echoing Green Live
June 13, 2013 at 11:08 AM
Pioneering Across Generations: Partnering with Newman’s Own Foundation
June 11, 2013 at 10:30 AM
Introducing the 2013 Echoing Green Fellows
June 6, 2013 at 10:46 AM
Brenden Millstein: Changing the Outlook on Climate Change
June 17, 2013 at 05:01 PM