Proceeding from UN strategy the next 10 years were declared as the period for small farmers development. Major goals are reducing poverty and improving global food security. Small family farming, besides of poverty and food control, can also be a key to reaching some global goals: gender equality, good health and well-being, sustainable community growth, […]
Will now become the tipping point that will finally move us towards a more inclusive economy? And if so, what is it going to take to drive real, lasting recovery—not just within communities, but for households and individuals? How can impact investors ensure economic inclusion and equity for all? To show that we are making progress, what should impact investors be measuring?
This panel will explore how and what can we measure that cuts against inequity. We’ll address business investment that includes long-term economic growth opportunities for workers – wages, wealth creation opportunities, training. We’ll look more closely at targeted industry sectors that will – or will not – advance equity and economic inclusion. We’ll discuss where capital can play the biggest role for meaningful and inclusive recovery—from the smallest business sectors, to under-resourced verticals. We’ll delve into what huge demographic shifts, racial equity gaps and the next generation of wealth-building might look like in the new economy.
Sandra Moore, Chief Impact Officer, Advantage Capital
Salin Geevarghese, Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Social Policy
Founding Director, Mixed-Income Strategic Alliance
President & CEO, SGG Insight, LLC
Ryan Brennan, Managing Director, Advantage Capital
Alfie Meek, President, Economic Impact Group, LLC Economist and Director of the Center for Economic Development Research, Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute
Darrin Williams, CEO, Southern Bancorp