There is a growing belief that businesses must do more than create value for shareholders. Non-profits and government cannot address current and future societal and environmental challenges without corporate involvement. If you are a startup looking to create value beyond profit, then you will want to learn about Certified B Corporations. This new type of corporation uses the power of business to solve social and environmental challenges. These types of certifications are ideal for raising capital from socially conscious investors.
Join us as Joyce Sou, Manager of B Corporations and Social Impact Metrics at the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing, discusses how Social Venture Connection (SVX) is helping capital flow for social impact ventures.
Participants will learn about the following:
What is impact investing?
What is a B Corporation?
How does SVX help B Corporations get investment?