17 Jun '12, 5pm

A Framework for Action: Social Enterprise & Impact Investing @globalcompact and @RockefellerFdn

The product of a partnership between the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, and The Rockefeller Foundation, a U.S.-based global philanthropic organization, the Framework is predicated on the increasing recognition that the growth of the social enterprise sector not only holds the promise of contributing to the world’s sustainable development goals but also presents a financially or strategically valuable investment opportunity. “It is our hope that this Framework will motivate large companies and investors within the UN Global Compact and our sister initiative, the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment, to invest in social enterprises in a range of sectors – including agribusiness, education, energy, financial services, health, housing and water,” said Gavin Power, Deputy Director of the UN Global Compact. “Thi...

Full article: http://www.justmeans.com/press-releases/UN-Global-Compact...

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