Aron Ping D’Souza, a young philanthropist and Australian native, first attended a Nexus Summit in London in 2012. There, he was exposed to Sir Ronald Cohen’s work on impact investing and social impact bonds. The idea that for-profit investing could be a vehicle for social impact was new and powerful to him. It ignited his imagination on how he could bring these new relationships and extraordinary ideas back to his home country in the name of good.
As the impact investing market in the U.S. continues to grow in size and inventiveness, 27 financial experts have gotten together to form the U.S. National Advisory Board (NAB), a group dedicated to hammering out specific ways the U.S. federal government can encourage that market’s continued development — or at least avoid getting in its way.
Curtis Ravenel, global head of sustainability at Bloomberg, discusses their engagement with the US National Advisory Board on Impact Investing, and the potential impact on future investment decision making.
CECP’s Annual Summit Attracts More than 250 Leaders in Societal Engagement
New York, NY, May 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - CECP, a coalition of 150 CEOs united in the belief that societal improvement is an essential measure of business performance, will convene senior corporate giving professionals from companies that align community needs with business strategy at the 2014 CECP Summit: What Counts. These senior executives will gather to be the first to hear 2013