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The Enterprise Center’s $1M initiative aims to transform Black and brown cleaning businesses into certified disinfectors purpose

Jan. 6, 2021 12:00 pm

The Enterprise Center’s $1M initiative aims to transform Black and brown cleaning businesses into certified disinfectors

While 'Pro Disinfect' seeks a very specific outcome, it holds potential as a replicable and scalable model for racial equity, says ImpactPHL guest columnist John Moore.
Philly Forward Forum features speakers who aim to disrupt poverty, dismantle racism and kickstart upward mobility purpose

Dec. 14, 2020 11:41 am

Philly Forward Forum features speakers who aim to disrupt poverty, dismantle racism and kickstart upward mobility

The Dec. 17 virtual event will convene leaders to explore opportunities for impactful investment in our city.
Philanthropy and venture capital in conversation with each other funding

Dec. 4, 2020 8:00 am

Philanthropy and venture capital in conversation with each other

Knight Foundation CEO Alberto Ibargüen and Venture Capitalist Austin Clements offer perspectives in this episode of the Off the Sidelines podcast, conducted during Generocity's ADVANCE conference.
Impact development in Black and brown communities purpose

Nov. 30, 2020 12:12 pm

Impact development in Black and brown communities

Guest columnist Shalimar Thomas writes about why this should be a top priority this giving season.
Consider this when thinking about how to deploy your capital for maximum impact purpose

Nov. 10, 2020 7:09 am

Consider this when thinking about how to deploy your capital for maximum impact

It’s tempting to focus locally because you can see the impact. But our local economies are inextricably linked with national and global economies, says Kim Griffin in this ImpactPHL Perspectives column.
Good things happen in Philadelphia purpose

Oct. 13, 2020 8:30 am

Good things happen in Philadelphia

"This is the story of the power of intention and how the COVID-19 crisis empowered [a] partnership to provide relief to businesses in the North Broad commercial corridor," say guest columnists Jill Fink and Shalimar Thomas.
In the world of venture funding, women receive just 7% of the pie. We can do better funding

Sep. 30, 2020 8:14 am

In the world of venture funding, women receive just 7% of the pie. We can do better

Guest columnist Cat Berman, the CEO and cofounder of the impact investment platform CNote, writes about why we need to revisit risk measurement and the lending process.
Integrating values into investment decisions has multiple benefits purpose

Aug. 28, 2020 10:03 am

Integrating values into investment decisions has multiple benefits

It is a worthy exercise to screen out securities based upon business activities or hiring practices that are inconsistent with an investors’ belief system, says ImpactPHL columnist Adam Landau.
To create good jobs for Philadelphians, now is the time to do everything purpose

Aug. 6, 2020 4:06 pm

To create good jobs for Philadelphians, now is the time to do everything

Guest columnist Matt Bergheiser offers a civic project for consideration: "Let’s unite to grow good and dignified jobs at a scale we could not have imagined even six months ago."
Assets no more: Racial justice risks in municipal bonds purpose

Aug. 4, 2020 11:30 am

Assets no more: Racial justice risks in municipal bonds

As a bondholder, you have a fiduciary responsibility to be aware of the risks related to revenue-motivated policing. As a citizen, you have a right to demand justice and equity from your municipality.

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