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Creating A Sea Change In Impact Investing

By Penelope Douglas, Board President, Social Capital Markets During the Fall of 2011, I stated in an interview that a sea change in impact investing will occur when two things happen. The first is when the conversation about wealth shifts, and the second is when the most powerful voices in the room aren't exclusively those with the money. This was before the impact of the Occupy movement , and it was before the online blackout related to two pending pieces of "anti-piracy" legislation in U.S. Congress. Each of these has certainly put the question of economic imbalance squarely on the table. Big media money has for the first time been less powerful in the conversation than the online community. And, there is evidence of a new order in what people value & consider as wealth. Return on Investing in Social Enterprise In just six months we have seen extraordinary events contrib...

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