Impact: Reshaping Capitalism to Drive Real Change

Impact: Reshaping Capitalism to Drive Real Change

by Sir Ronald Cohen

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Overview

"A Must-Read Book From The Godfather Of Impact Investing" - Forbes

Capitalism and democracy are being challenged.

The world must change, but we cannot change it by throwing money at old ideas that no longer work. We need a new path to a new world where inequality is shrinking, where natural resources are regenerated, and people can benefit from shared prosperity. This is the world being created by the Impact Revolution.

Preeminent international investor, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and social finance innovator, Sir Ronald Cohen, has dedicated two decades to leading the Impact Revolution to achievereal social and environmental change. As one of the founders of venture capital, which ushered in the Tech Revolution, he builds on his years of personal experience to deliver a compelling account of how impact investing is reshaping capitalism.

So, whether you're:

  • an aspiring young entrepreneur
  • an established business person
  • an investor
  • a philanthropist
  • or somebody in government

or are interested, as a consumer or employee, in companies doing good and doing well at the same time – this book is a sure-fire way to find out how you can play a role in changing the world.

All royalties from the sale of this book are donated to impact charities.

"A powerful case for a movement that is gaining traction in society" - Andrew Jack, The Financial Times

"[IMPACT's] aim is nothing less than to create a new type of capitalism infused with a social purpose. The book deserves to be read by anybody interested in such a revolution."- Martin Wolf, The Financial Times

"A fascinating blueprint for a hope-filled future underpinned by the social power of impact investing."-- Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, Former CEO, World Bank Group



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781631955150
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
Publication date: 04/02/2021
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 890,224
File size: 702 KB

About the Author

Sir Ronald Cohen is a preeminent international investor, entrepreneur, philanthropist, social finance innovator, and impact pioneer, who is driving forward the global Impact Revolution. He is the author of Sunday Times Bestseller IMPACT: Reshaping Capitalism to Drive Real Change. His previous book The Second Bounce of the Ball was described by the Financial Times as “One of the best books written on entrepreneurship in recent years”. He serves as Chairman of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment and The Portland Trust. He is a co-founder of Social Finance UK, USA and Israel, and co-founder Chair of Bridges Fund Management and Big Society Capital. He chaired the G8 Social Impact Investment Taskforce (2013-15), the UK Social Investment Task Force (2000-10) and the UK's Commission on Unclaimed Assets (2005-2007). In 2012, Sir Ronald received the Rockefeller Foundation's Innovation Award for Social Finance. He was the co-founder and Executive Chairman of Apax Partners Worldwide LLP (1972-2005), a global venture capital and private equity firm, and co-founder of the British and European venture capital associations. Oxford and Harvard educated, Sir Ronald was born in Egypt and left as a refugee at the age of 11, when his family came to the UK. He is based in Tel Aviv, London and New York.

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