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Sustainability Watch: Community Investment Spectrum
JULY 16, 2020
COVID-19 has evoked another discussion around the urgency of businesses to address major social challenges. But are market-based solutions alone sufficient? Front-running companies across the globe have started to realize that they need to go further than that. They are pursuing impact-based strategies through corporate social investors, such as corporate foundations, impact funds, or impact accelerators.
In this webcast, we will explore why companies are adopting these strategies and what the benefits are from combining market-based and impact-based strategies. We will also hear from leading practitioners how the partnership between corporate social investor and company works in practices to create both social and business value.
After attending this webcast you will be able to:
- Understand the spectrum of corporate impact strategies
- Leverage opportunities for companies to strategically align with corporate social investors
- Apply different approaches to pursue corporate social investment