On the first day of Total Impact Boston, panelists focused on ESG and impact investing strategies across asset classes. The day started with a powerful statement from Ian Simmons quoting his co-founder and wife, Liesel Pritzker Simmons, “We don’t invest in products and companies that, when used properly, kill people.”
On Day 2, in addition to continuing to explore strategies and emerging opportunities across asset classes and sectors, Total Impact Boston featured key Boston stakeholders, local impact success stories, and innovative place-based opportunities.
At the inaugural Total Impact conference, we were proud to announce the new Total Impact Portfolio Challenge in collaboration with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative. The challenge will give students the practical tools and experience to build impact portfolios and learn from industry experts and thought leaders.
From ImpactAlpha: We’ve been tracking locally-driven economic revival across the U.S.; Philly is testing approaches also taking hold elsewhere. Can local institutions and impact investors effectively direct capital to entrepreneurs and other agents of impact and change urban dynamics of economic dislocation, income inequality and racial division?…
We interviewed private wealth manager Jesse Clinton, who serves as Senior Partner and Managing Director of VERITAS Private Wealth Group at Snowden Lane. Jesse shares his insights about the ever evolving impact space, his personal interest in impact, and the tools and resources advisors should know.
NBA Hall of Famer, philanthropist, and investor David Robinson sat down with us to discuss his journey from investor and philanthropist to impact investor.
We believe the financial services industry has the tools to solve some of the world's biggest challenges. Total Impact is an event is for all investment advisors and wealth managers who want to gain actionable, executable information on impact investment and investors who are interested in aligning their portfolios with their social values.
Tackling global poverty requires more than just charity. Investors can contribute to the effort—and find good sources of return potential—by focusing on companies that behave ethically or provide solutions to key poverty-related challenges.
If you’re looking for proof that Philly’s impact investing community has real might, here’s some.
Next month, Philadelphia will host the inaugural Total Impact Conference, a two-day conference for impact investors and financial advisers looking to adopt socially responsible investment strategies.
Total Impact speaker, Kelly Coyne, vice president of Global Women's Strategies at Impax Asset Management, and others discuss executable opportunities and the growing sustainable investing trend in this article in the Philadelphia Inquirer.