Impact Investing

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Disruption 2.0 – Using AI and Blockchain Technology for Carbon, ESG and SDG Data

While sustainability and carbon reduction are disrupting business and investment, blockchain is becoming the great disruptor of information technology and finance.  Tracking data, documents and reports can be time consuming and expensive which is where Ai can help. By bridging solutions, we can drive greater adoption of technology to address carbon issues influencing biodiversity loss, […]

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The Making of a Democratic Economy

This keynote talk by Marjorie Kelly draws on her forthcoming book The Making of a Democratic Economy (to be released by Berrett-Koehler in July 2019), which she co-authored with Ted Howard, her colleague at The Democracy Collaborative. In her book The Divine Right of Capital, Marjorie Kelly explored the biases built into our economic life that […]

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Using Opportunity Zones for Social Impact

Opportunity Zones are a federal tax incentive designed to drive private capital to distressed communities. In some areas, communities are excited about the prospect of more investment, while in others, residents are more skeptical.  This will be a discussion about how we can use Opportunity Zones to benefit the people who need it most, including […]

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Kids Leading the Way to a Green Future

Past generations have created a huge crisis that our kids must tackle.  Let’s plan solutions and pathways to a clean and green future.  This transformational session can offer a menu from which we can choose solutions that apply to our particular part of the World or our own industry. […]

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Filling the Conservation Finance Gap: Where Are the Opportunities?

The rate of loss of magnificent biodiversity and the rampant destruction of our natural forests are only made worse by the undeniable effect this is having on climate change. If we have any chance of saving ourselves from the most devastating effects of climate change, financing to protect our forests, oceans, biodiversity and all natural […]

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Glocalization of social finance

SOCAP is a truely international event uniting people froam all over the globe. In avery coutry we see similar element of the social entrepreneurship and social finance ecosystems. And still, they are different. There are innovations at regional levels that can be replicated in other regions. There are local leaders we can learn from. There […]

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