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Legendary impact investor Jed Emerson has a long and accomplished career in various sectors of investing and creating community impact. He was co-author on some of ther earliest books on Impact Investing, as well as the theory of Blended Value. Here he talks about his own career path and where it's leading, the state of social capitalism, the roots of blended value, and the future trends of impact investing. This is a highly informative and involving interview that shouldn't be missed! 

 

Direct download: Jed_Emerson_FINAL_1.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 7:15pm EDT

As the leader of Community Partners, Paul Vandeventer writes and speaks extensively on networks, partnerships, civic engagement, and promoting greater 'civic reach.' He passionately advocates for a more united and collaborative Los Angeles. He is a wonderful speaker and deep thinker, with knowledge on the region, and a passion for storytelling.  

Direct download: Paul_Vandeventer_Community_Partners_FINAL_1.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 7:09pm EDT

Impact Makers, a management and IT consulting company in Richmond, VA, is truly creating impact on an unprecedented level. They have made a commitment to gift 100% of all profits and equity from the company back into the community, through a couple of community foundation organizations. That is correct. 100% of the company is owned by community nonprofits.  As one of the original certified B Corporations, the purpose of this company is to maximize community and social value.  It has been good for their bottom line as well, since Impact Makers is listed in Inc. magazine's Top 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies.  Profits, Purpose, and Passion. 

Direct download: Impact_Makers_FINAL_1.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 6:57pm EDT

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