What is the window of opportunity for social impact investing? How is technology contributing to or harming social good? What is a Social Impact Bond? With the overwhelming cost of social issues, the depleted economy, enormous federal deficit and bankrupt State governments, how can nonprofits, for-profits and the government work together for the common good, economic recovery and long-term prosperity? Is it possible?
These are a few of the questions addressed in this episode of Socially Conscious Investing. The host, Robin Eschler, takes a quick review of what is happening in the social impact investing arena and in the world.
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About Robin Eschler
Robin L. Eschler, the founder of Social Impact Marketing, started her career in developing foundational marketing strategies for companies of all sizes, from Fortune 500 to individual entrepreneurs and local businesses. She has developed and implemented international campaigns to launch high tech products and services and guided new business owners to successfully navigate the difficulties of growing a business.Her life-long passion for helping others led her into nonprofit work for over a decade. Early on, she recognized the need for nonprofits to adapt to a rapidly changing world in which technology dominates and for-profit business practices are central to success. Her determination to help social causes in a sustainable way led to her creation of the Women's Radio show Socially Conscious Investing. Impact investing in for-profits with a mission of social change such as the fight against extreme poverty is a blossoming business sector around the world. With the economic decline, it's clear that Wall Street requires change. Social impact investing addresses that need in a way that provides financial and social ROI. As the Host of Socially Conscious Investing on WomensRadio, Robin's goal is to educate people about the growth of social impact investing and social venture. Interviews are conducted with socially conscious business experts including foundations and nonprofits, social venture investment firms, micro-loan organizations, investors, educators, authors and social entrepreneurs. This show's mission is to help change the world through sustainable business practices that contribute to the economy, combat poverty, end hunger and provide better lives to all. Twice, Robin has been recognized and received the highest honorary award that Rotary International gives, the Paul Harris Award, for service above self. Her community work has included developing local programs for disadvantaged populations such as foster children, troubled teens, and people with disabilities. Visit our Facebook Page to "like" and join our community and discuss our episodes.Web | Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | Google+ | More Posts (79)