SVN Fall Conference: Movers, Shakers and Changemakers

October 27 – 30, 2011
Hyatt Regency at Penn's Landing, Philadelphia,, PA

The 2011 SVN Fall Conference will bring together an influential and diverse network of social entrepreneurs from around the world to explore, inspire and create innovative ways to build a just and sustainable economy.

Our Spaces, Our Places: Buying, Leasing & Sharing Space

November 8 – 9, 2010
Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown, Vancouver, BC

Join a diverse gathering of not-for-profits, funders, investors, government and real estate professionals working together to find solutions that provide quality, secure, mission-enhancing workspace for community organizations.

Impact Investing Partnership to Support Entrepreneurs in the Developing World

Letter from the Team at B Lab
April 27, 2010   

Last week, at the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship, the Obama Administration announced the U.S. Government's support for B Lab's Global Impact Investing Rating System ("GIIRS")

GIIRS will facilitate the flow of impact investment capital to entrepreneurs who use business to address the world's most challenging problems.  

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

Making Money Make Change 2008: Many Stories, Many Strategies

October 2 – 5, 2008
Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS), Petaluma, CA
Do you have or expect to come into inherited wealth? Do you have earned wealth? Or are you the partner of someone with wealth? Want to work with others to create a more just and equitable society? Would you like to talk with peers about the opportunities and challenges of having wealth? Interested in strategic philanthropy, responsible consumption, and/or effective social change activism? Want to use your resources to transform society and promote innovative social change? If you answered yes, then The 2008 Making Money Make Change: Many Stories, Many Strategies conference is for you!

Tales from Behind the Looking Glass

I have a small sense of what Alice felt when she passed through the looking glass, and I have to tell you it is tons of fun. I had been peaking through for far too long, knowing that there was a different world where I might find more meaning, but I was afraid to cross through.

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