Why does ImpactPHL chair John Moore feel so strongly about optimizing investments beyond financial metrics, and Philadelphia’s role as a global hub for such innovation? In volume one, he explains the perspective of ImpactPHL Perspectives.
Total Impact is a new conference series dedicated to providing practical education and advice for investors and advisors to adopt socially responsible investment strategies across asset classes. Total Impact is a two-day event in Philadelphia on April 26 and 27, 2018, with a strong focus on curating the best investment firms and individual expertise to educate the investor space. In order to meet the growing demand for impact investing advice, it is critical to increase investment advisors' awareness and access to leading investment ideas and measurement tools. This forum is designed to inspire, educate, and equip investors and advisors who are looking for practical ways to execute as impact investors.
No one — not a single individual or even a team — can fill all the roles necessary to successfully build a startup. Those who understand where they need help and actively seek it out are ahead of the game.
We wanted to create a company that was built upon the ideals of valuing more than profit maximization. We wanted to create a sustainable business, yes, but also a business model worthy of being sustained. In short, we wanted NeedsList to be an impact business.