Friday, October 02, 2009

Jed Emerson: Steady Returns With Social Impact

Last week I was in New York City and had the opportunity to meet with many interesting people (and got lots of ideas).

One key connection was with Jed Emerson. Ten years ago, Jed was the head of REDF, the famous social enterprise foundation in San Francisco. Jed's just published a new article in Forbes.com entitled Steady Returns With Social Impact. His point is:
The little secret of this past year's capital crisis is that while many mainstream investments incurred significant losses in value, one category remained steady--with some investors significantly outperforming the mainstream market. It's called impact investing.

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