Blazing New Frontiers in Corporate Impact Investing
Impact investing has upended traditional investing. Large corporations — using balance sheets, special purpose vehicles, and philanthropic funds — are following suit. The goal? To leverage $22 trillion in cash and liquid assets sitting in corporate coffers to further corporate strategy, generate financial returns and yield positive environmental and social impact.
In this session, corporate venture capital experts will discuss novel ways companies are investing in innovation with the intention to deliver double and triple bottom line returns. Equipped with tools like blended capital, strategic business integration, and new market entry, these impact investors are demonstrating the next frontier in corporate venturing — and philanthropy.
Through this session the audience will have learned:
- How corporations are investing in innovation with the intention to deliver impact during COVID-19 and beyond
- Unique ways corporations are delivering value to portfolios beyond writing a check
- Pitfalls to avoid when launching and executing a corporate impact investing strategy
Time: 12 – 1:15 pm EST
Date: Thursday, July 23, 2020