Sir Ronald Cohen

"The Impact Revolution."

Sir Ronald Cohen is a preeminent international philanthropist, venture capitalist, private equity investor, and social innovator, who is driving forward the global impact revolution. He is Chairman of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment and The Portland Trust, among other world-leading organizations. Each of the initiatives he leads today aims to shift the allocation of resources to creating positive impact. He invests in profit-with-purpose companies and is an active global philanthropist, tackling issues ranging from peacebuilding to humanities and the arts. Each day, he strives to live by a simple principle:
Do Good, Do Well!

The impact revolution

Where is our world heading? The founder of impact investing tells us how investors are now focusing on societal and environmental impact and not just economic profits Sir Ronald Cohen is is Chairman of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment, The Portland Trust and the Impact-Weighted Accounts Initiative at Harvard Business School. He is a co-founder director of Social Finance UK, USA, and Israel, and co-founder Chair of Bridges Fund Management and Big Society Capital.

For nearly two decades, Sir Ronald’s pioneering initiatives in driving impact investment have catalyzed a number of global efforts, each focused on driving private capital to serve social and environmental good. These efforts are leading the global impact investment movement towards an Impact Revolution.

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