Investors and enterprises are increasingly speaking the same language when it comes to understanding the difference they’re making, as the Impact Management Project’s Olivia Prentice found at last month’s SOCAP gathering.
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The hero model is dead, long live collective impact. Co-founder of the SOCAP conference and long time disrupter Kevin Doyle Jones talks to Ellie Ward about hero worshipping, market taming and impact investment trends and challenges.
World Merit global ambassador Martina Buchal reflects on the expectations of the millennial generation and contemplates the role they are to play in creating a global social economy after spending time at SOCAP in California.