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ImpactPHL Perspectives is a multi-part series which explores the many facets of the impact economy in Greater Philadelphia from the perspectives of its doers, movers, shakers and agents of change. It is a project of ImpactPHL, an impact investing advocacy organization comprised of Philadelphia venture capitalists, business leaders, nonprofits, academics, entrepreneurs and philanthropists.

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The tourism industry must be harnessed to boost the impact economy. Here’s how access

Apr. 1, 2021 11:11 am

The tourism industry must be harnessed to boost the impact economy. Here’s how

"If we care about racial equity, women’s empowerment, equitable economic opportunities, poverty reduction, or climate change, we should care about the tourism industry." Untours Foundation Co-CEO Jonathan Coleman makes the case.
Philly’s new Pro Disinfect Coalition will invest $1M in Black and brown cleaning businesses to compete for COVID-19 contracts access

Jan. 4, 2021 10:23 am

Philly’s new Pro Disinfect Coalition will invest $1M in Black and brown cleaning businesses to compete for COVID-19 contracts

The Enterprise Center and Social Venture Circle partnership "holds potential as a replicable and scalable model for racial equity," writes SVC's John Moore.
Minority entrepreneurship is the antidote to persistent poverty access

Feb. 28, 2020 12:03 pm

Minority entrepreneurship is the antidote to persistent poverty

And The Enterprise Center is leading the way to create a $50 million flexible equity fund to support our region’s high-growth minority enterprises, writes President Della Clark.
The urgent case for investing small and local access

Feb. 3, 2020 1:48 pm

The urgent case for investing small and local

"Investing in local businesses is inherently impact investing," writes George Cook, the cofounder and CEO of Honeycomb Credit.
‘It takes a city’: Dispatch from Triple Bottom Brewing’s first months growth

Dec. 9, 2019 10:23 am

‘It takes a city’: Dispatch from Triple Bottom Brewing’s first months

"I’ve wrestled a lot with whether what we’re doing is enough," writes Tess Hart, cofounder of the Callowhill-based social enterprise that employs fair chance hiring practices.
Impact modeling for the financial world growth

Nov. 4, 2019 10:04 am

Impact modeling for the financial world

GoodCompany Ventures' new tool can capture a social enterprise's unmonetized external value, writes Managing Director Catherine Griffin.
On the importance of measurement in impact investing growth

Oct. 21, 2019 7:00 am

On the importance of measurement in impact investing

Wharton Social Impact Initiative leaders write about why precision, risk profile and clarity matter when judging the effectiveness of social enterprises.

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