Social Impact Investing for Women Entrepreneurs

The ripple effects of Renewal's investing continues to grow. Suzanne Siemens, co-founder of Lunapads, shares her recent experience in helping to create space to encouarge dialogue amongst women entrepreneurs about social impact investing.


The Changing Face of Giving: Why Donors Choose Anonymity

Renewal's Carol Newell was featured in today's Globe and Mail. Check out the article below or on the Globe and Mail website.

Reflections: SVI Hollyhock 2011

In mid September, 140 business leaders and social entrepreneurs gathered on Cortes Island to share challenges, successes, and experiences with peers during the 16th Annual Social Venture Institute at Hollyhock.


SVI Storytelling through Axiom News

After SVI Hollyhock 2011, first time attendee Fraser Wilson, President of Axiom News, commissioned the Axiom team to follow-up with a handful of SVI participants to interview them and share their story.

Axiom News is a stakeholder news agency that writes mostly untold stories of people and initiatives throughout organizations or movements that share a wealth of knowledge, inspire others by example and

Insights: Joel Solomon, RSF's Entrepreneur in Residence

Renewal's Joel Solomon shares his personal story of changing the way the world works with money in the recent RSF Social Finance newsletter.

Joel Solomon, RSF Social Finance Entrepreneur-in Residence
Interview with Marta Abel, Communications Program Assistant 

Joel Solomon, RSF’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence, was born in Tennessee and as a young adult inherited “a significant but modest sum of money” from family wealth in the shopping mall industry. As a young man, he studied biodynamic gardening at the Farallones Institute in Northern California. These biodynamic principles affected him deeply and influenced his work with money.

FSC Certified Classrooms

SVI Alum, Bridgitte Alomes, Founder of Natural Pod announces FSC certified classrooms. Check out the press release below.

Working Towards Equality for Women Entrepreneurs

Pamela Chaloult’s first step forward is always looking to enhance women’s opportunities.

BGI Founders on The Today Show

SVN members, Libba and Gifford Pinchot, Founders of Bainbridge Graduate Institute (BGI) were featured on “Your Life Calling with Jane Pauley” by AARP last month for their work in co-founding BGI.

The Social Network

Vancouver Magazine
By Gary Stephen Ross
Sep 1, 2011
Photo by: Paul Joseph

Venture capitalist Joel Solomon dedicated his fortune and career to helping others. As he lay dying, he asked the world for something back

Renewal Partners mentioned in August Edition of BC Business

Renewal Partners was mentioned in the August issue of BC Business Magazine for its investment in Energy Aware.

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