Joy Anderson is the Founder and President of a think tank focused on using finance as a tool for social change. Instrumental in founding and shaping the gender lens investing field, the Criterion Institute continues to push what is possible when we believe we can change the financial systems within which we live.
It may not have the financial muscle of New York, but Boulder in Colorado is a hub of impact investing. A standout performer is Green Alpha Advisors. We spoke to its Chief Operating Officer about working in favour of a brighter future.
Scientist Melissa Garren has dedicated her life to serving humanity and the environment through what technology makes possible. She believes that to have the most impact on the likes of climate change we need to act collectively and decisively - and it’s not too late.
Founder of award-winning online teaching tool ThinkCERCA, Eileen Murphy Buckley explains how investing in education helps individuals escape the cycle of poverty while having a positive impact on their families and communities.
Entrepreneur, investor and author Nathalie Molina Niño tells us why there was a need for her book aimed at women entrepreneurs.
Our financial system needs to become more sustainable and less exploitative, argues Rehana Nathoo, the founder of a consultancy that is tackling some of the issues related to simply accepting the status quo.
A pioneering name in the impact investing field, Laura Callanan, Founding Partner of Upstart Co-Lab, explains why we should be looking through a creativity lens.
Combining progressive politics with start-up culture and digital media, this investment community is using capital as a tool to disrupt politics and shift the structures of power.
It all came good for Caroline Duell, the founder of a company selling a range of products that are good for people and the planet. Her secret? Sticking to her principles.
Thousands of children in South Africa, just by virtue of where they are born, do not have the same chance in life as their peers. Many are deprived of a decent education that can help transform their lives. Wouldn’t it be far better if something this vital wasn’t left to chance, but was instead a matter of choice?
The rate of deforestation across the world is a huge concern for our species. Kent Gilges tell us how Conservation Resources is combining private equity and conservation capital to protect our timberland and agricultural space.
Once underestimated and dismissed, Arlan Hamilton started her own venture capital fund with just $25,000 and steely self-belief. Now, she has a book that talks about her journey from being penniless to becoming a force to be reckoned with.