Featured speakers and key leaders within the social enterprise space utilized media this week to spread SOCAP's money + meaning message. Below are articles which give an inside look into the discussions taking place at the conference.
Huffington Post: Investing for Impact: In the world of finance, ROI -- "return on investment" -- rules the day. But there is a new kind of investor nowadays seeking a different kind of return. We call them impact investors, and they seek to put markets to work for millions of people around the globe -- from the Tenderloin to the slums of Mumbai -- who struggle with hunger, homelessness, disease, and environmental degradation.
Sustainable Industries: SOCAP12 Welcomes one and all: The popularity of SOCAP means that the first job is done: Create awareness. Now we have to figure out ways for all these enthusiastic people — men AND women — to save the world.
Kiva has attended the SOCAP conference since its launch in 2008. On Thursday, Kiva President Premal Shah curated the panel, "Crowdfunding: Opening the Door to the Average Person." Kiva's philosophy that $25 can change a life is spreading across all sectors and making it possible for global citizens to invest for good.
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