Posts by Logan Yonavjak
ThursdayShare / Comment
Last week’s UNEP FI conference, ?The Tipping Point: Sustained Stability in the Next Economy? considered the emerging role of sustainable finance in reforming the financial sector for the long term. As we reach a different tipping point, the 7 billionth person on Earth, it’s just the sort open and strategic conversation we need.
TuesdayShare / Comment
IPOs and major exits are still a rare delicacy in the impact investing sector. But Mike Van Patten is trying to change that. He’s founder and chairman of Mission Markets, a specialized financial services firm that provides investment banking and advisory, while operating an online private exchange for the social and environmental capital markets.
MondayShare / Comment
In part one of my interview with Proteak Founder Hector Bonilla, he explained why the Mexico-based sustainable timber company decided to go public. In the part two he shares how the initial public offering changed the company for the long-term, and shares advice for social entrepreneurs and their investors seeking a successful financial exit.
FridayShare / Comment
In the impact investing sector, conversations about the need for financial exits abound, but there are scant few cases. Proteak, a Mexico renewable tropical forestry company that sells conflict-free plantation teak wood products, is one sterling example. In a two-part interview, Proteak Founder Hector Bonilla walks us through the firm’s 2010 IPO.