Join the father of social investment, Sir Ronald Cohen in this pathway on Impact investing. Impact investing is an investment strategy that combines the pursuit of financial returns with achieving social or environmental impact. Sir Ronald will highlight how crucial it is for organisations to use strategies, such as Impact-weighted accounts, to create transparency on the damage they are inflicting.
Investment Management Sector
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6 video modules • 1 hour 16 minutes
The world wants to support investment that achieves a positive impact. We're at the critical historic juncture where we all have to push together to achieve this impact transparency. Join Sir Ronald Cohen as he explains what Impact investment is and the key reasons why the world is moving in the direction of assessing impact.
Sir Ronald Cohen • 12:27
The idea that a corporations only objective is to make money is now behind us. Success in business from now on is defined as making money while improving lives and the planet. Join Sir Ronald Cohen in this video as he delves deeper into the role of the corporation in ensuring this change.
Sir Ronald Cohen • 10:47
We have the right to know what good and what harm companies are creating for people and the environment in their search for profit. In this video, Sir Ronald Cohen discusses how we can bring this about effectively.
Sir Ronald Cohen • 13:29
The impact revolution was started by consumers and talent, primarily among young people. Investors noticed this, realized that it would affect the profitability of their portfolios, and began to shift their investments in the direction of companies that create less harm or have a positive impact. In this video, Sir Ronald provides examples of how revolutions in investing have changed the world, and further explores how certain types of investors can be brought into the impact investigation revolution.
Sir Ronald Cohen • 18:49
It's not enough to create a company that makes money. We need companies that address social and environmental issues. And this is where entrepreneurs can help. Join Sir Ronald Cohen as he explores impact through entrepreneurship and some notable examples.
Sir Ronald Cohen • 10:30
Impact thinking is revolutionising philanthropy. Join Sir Ronald Cohen in this video, as he explains what a social impact bond is, some practical examples of how SIBs have solved social issues, and explores how risk changes hands with the new philanthropy model.
Sir Ronald Cohen • 10:29