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Investing with Impact: Why Finance is a Force for Good Hardcover – June 11, 2015
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Jeremy’s work is inspiring and important and speaks to the potential of a generation ready to change the world. He is a role model for young people eager to find new and innovative ways to make a difference.” Lynn Schusterman, co-chair of the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation
If impact investing becomes business as usual,’ the future will be a much different place.” Dr. Judith Rodin, president, The Rockefeller Foundation
Making money and doing good in the world are not mutually exclusive.” Arianna Huffington, founder, Huffington Post, and author of Thrive
Leadership is much less about how to do, and much more about how to be. Jeremy Balkin's Investing with Impact makes a powerful case for ethical leadership in finance.” Frances Hesselbein, CEO, The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute; recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Jeremy Balkin's Investing with Impact is a must-read for everyone on Wall Street." Rina Kupferschmid-Rojas, founder & CEO, ESG Analytics AG
"Jeremy Balkin's insightful work, Investing with Impact, not only provides a powerful message that reshaping finance can be a powerful tool for social good, but sends a warning to the existing establishment that change is coming soon." Kevin Steinberg, president & Head of Client Services, Purpose
After all, I think that the banking system can or should be a force for economic development.” Antonio Simoes, CEO, HSBC UK
Investing with Impact makes the robust case for market based innovation, combined with the power of entrepreneurship and capital markets to deliver measurable positive social impact.” The Hon. Dominic Perrottet, Minister for Finance and Services, NSW Government
Impact investing is gathering force as more people seek to generate profit and social impact together. Jeremy Balkin’s Investing with Impact reminds us that impact investing is ultimately a movement to reinfuse morality into markets with profound implications for how we live and work.” Antony Bugg-Levine, co-author of Impact Investing and CEO, Nonprofit Finance Fund
Investing with Impact persuasively articulates how and why millennials will fundamentally transform Wall Street and corporate America." Joan Kuhl, international speaker and author and founder of Why Millennials Matter
Jeremy Balkin's TED Talk ignited a global movement. His book Investing with Impact shines the light on the exciting path ahead where finance is used as a force for good." Shyno Mathew, co-organizer, TEDxColumbiaUniversity2015
Leadership must get the culture right, provide clarity of purpose and then get out of the way." Adrian Hondros, executive general manager, Commonwealth Private Bank
Innovation and experimentation drive our high achievers to push the boundaries of that which is possible. Jeremy Balkin thinks outside the established paradigm and outlines how Investing with Impact can truly be achieved.” Professor Chris Styles, Dean, UNSW Business School
About the Author
After surviving a life-changing extreme sports injury in 2008, Balkin has gone on to run the New York, Boston, Chicago, and London Marathons, and successfully returned from Mount Everest Base Camp in Nepal, raising funds for a range of causes in the process through his non-profit philanthropic fundraising platform, Give While You Live.
Balkin is a selected Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, member of the prestigious ROI Community, and has been nominated as a state finalist for the highest civilian honor in Australia, The Australian of the Year Award. In 2014, he was honored to receive the prestigious Alumni Award for Achievement, becoming the youngest recipient in the history of the University of New South Wales.
Jeremy Balkin has a bachelor of commerce degree and a masters in applied finance, and studied at the University of New South Wales and Harvard Kennedy School. He resides in New York City.
- Item Weight : 1.05 pounds
- Hardcover : 208 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1629560588
- ISBN-13 : 978-1629560588
- Product Dimensions : 6.25 x 0.75 x 9.25 inches
- Publisher : Routledge; 1st Edition (June 11, 2015)
- Language: : English
- Best Sellers Rank: #869,622 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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