Investing with the explicit goal of creating financial returns alongside measurable social and environmental benefits is catching fire. Wall Street's biggest players are rushing to provide clients with access to new impact investing options, amid growing consumer demand and evidence that the approach can be successfully executed.
The Impact Investor: Lessons in Leadership and Strategy for Collaborative Capitalism is a hands-on resource that details the practices and performance of a new class of savvy investors delivering positive social and environmental outcomes alongside competitive financial returns.
This is the first book to chart the catalytic path of this new industry, explaining how it is and can be a positive disruptive force.
As a follow-up to their book Enterprising Nonprofits, the authors of Strategic Tools for Social Entrepreneurs provide a full set of practical tools for putting the lessons of business entrepreneurship to work in your nonprofit.
The rising spirit of social entrepreneurship has created all kinds of new opportunities for nonprofit organizations. But at the same time, many are discovering more than their share of challenges as well.
This book was written to provide a report to the growing number of people interested in nonprofit business development.