From High Finance to Impact Investing: Q&A with Kate Storey

Article written by Camille Jensen, Axiom News. Kate Storey has seen both sides of the financial spectrum having worked at a large Canadian investment bank, and now joining Renewal2, which invests in businesses at the forefront of social and environmental innovation. We caught up with Kate, who was attending Social Venture Institute (SVI) Hollyhock, to hear more about what she’s seeing in impact investing, and what she’s learning from a gathering of 140 social entrepreneurs.

Renewal2 announces the creation of Elevation Brands

Renewal2 recently announced the creation of Elevation Brands, LLC - a company using mission-driven foods to solve health and environmental challenges.

Joel Solomon of Renewal2 quoted in Huffington Post article

Joel Solomon, Chairman of Renewal2, was quoted in last week's Huffington Post Canada article: “Canadian ‘B Corps’ Put Their Money Where Their Branding Is On Social Causes”.

Renewal2 Investment Company, Alter Eco, in New York Times

On June 23rd, Alter Eco, a Renewal2 portfolio company, was featured in the printed Edition of The New York Times.  The article presented Alter Eco as a successful social venture that is able to attract “talented people” and specifically names Alter Eco's VP of Sales Kate Tierney as a prime example.  Writer Susan Moran explains how “tough times may be increasing interest in social ventures” and uses an Alter Eco as an example of a firm that supports “companies that are doing the right thing right from the start”.

Joel Solomon Joins RSF Social Finance as Entrepreneur-at-Large

Joel Solomon has joined RSF Social Finance as Entrepreneur-at-Large. With two decades of impact investing experience, Joel will leverage his community connections to support RSF's growth.

Just Eat Organic!

Social Venture Institute (SVI) founder, Renewal2 Advisor and now rap artist, Gary Hirshberg….

Renewal2 Featured in the Globe & Mail on "Investing for Change"

Renewal2 and one of its portfolio companies Alter Eco Americas were featured in the April 21st article "Investing for Change: A new capitalism, coloured green." Written by renowned business journalist, David Ebner, the article features Renewal Partners high impact investment work and the extension of this work with the launch of the Renewal2 investment fund, a fund that focuses on the green

The Joy of Collaborative Effort

I believe that there is a new era of corporate humility where building on another company's fine grained experience in social responsibility and stewardship is permitted and respected.

Hear How You Can Invest in Triple Bottom Line Businesses

Across North America, social and environmental entrepreneurs are designing innovative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems. Renewal2 one of a handful of funds in North America that provides investors the unique opportunity to participate in the development of business at the forefront of social and environmental change while achieving market-rate returns.

Renewal2 at SoCap 2009

SOCAP 2009 speaker line up was just announced and includes Renewal2 President, Paul Richardson.
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