Impact through entrepreneurship

Impact through entrepreneurship

In this video, Sir Ronald suggests that entrepreneurs find an area where they can improve lives and the planet and create a business model that enables you to build a massive company that massively improves the lives of billions of people.
Overview

In this video, Sir Ronald Cohen suggests that entrepreneurs find an area where they can improve lives and the planet and create a business model that enables you to build a massive company that massively improves the lives of billions of people.

Key learning objectives:

  • Give some practical examples of how entrepreneurs are reimagining/revising business models

  • Discuss how profit and impact tie in together to create new business models and potential markets

  • Provide some insight into how impact may change the way we pay for higher education

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Sir Ronald Cohen

Sir Ronald Cohen

Sir Ronald Cohen is the Chairman of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment, the Impact-Weighted Accounts Initiative at Harvard Business School and The Portland Trust. At the start of his career, he co-founded the private equity firm Apax Partners. In 2020, he wrote the bestselling book “Impact: Reshaping capitalism to drive real change”. Considered the Father of Social Investment, in 2012 he received the Rockefeller Foundation’s Innovation Award for innovation in social finance.

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