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A First-of-its-kind Original Content Series

The Sorenson Impact Center is thrilled to announce the original content series partnership with Forbes called “The Impact Revolution.” The series will feature both videos and articles on the topic of social impact, including short films on pioneers in the field, innovative social enterprises and motion graphics that explain social impact concepts. Through this partnership, the Sorenson Impact Center aims to produce high-level content designed to spark interest in the emerging social impact sector at large.

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Fifth Feature

Millennials & Impact Investing: A Striking Pair For a Broadening Sector

Released October 10, 2018

What is Impact Investing And How Is It Different From Conventional Investing and Philanthropy?

Read the article on Forbes.

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Fourth Feature

Improving Lives One Data Point At A Time

Released September 5, 2018

Arming social impact decision makers with evidence has never been so important. Still, some organizations are afraid of what they might find. The nonprofit Per Scholas has dived into data, and the results have increased its effectiveness at improving people's lives.

Read the article on Forbes.

For related content from across the David Eccles School of Business and University of Utah, visit this page.


Third Feature

From Refugee To Venture Capitalist To Social Impact Pioneer

Released August 6, 2018

Sir Ronald Cohen, who fled Egypt as a child in the 1950s, had an illustrious career pioneering venture capital in the U.K. Nowadays, he's focused on "more important things," including leading the social impact movement.

Read the article on Forbes.

For related content from across the David Eccles School of Business and University of Utah, visit this page.


Second Feature

The Social Impact Revolution Is Here

Released June 25, 2018

There is a quiet revolution afoot. It may not be as loud as the technology revolution—but some experts predict it will be just as transformative. Its reverberations are being felt across executive boardrooms, foundation offices, statehouses, and start-ups. And it’s fundamentally shifting the way investments are made, policies are penned, funds are endowed, and careers are chosen. This movement, which has been dubbed the Impact Revolution, advances a vision of doing well while doing measurable good.

Read the article on Forbes.

For related content from across the David Eccles School of Business and University of Utah, visit this page.


First Feature

Liberty & Justice: A Social Enterprise Impact Story

Released May 29, 2018

Inspired by the Women's Peace Movement that ended Liberia's ravaging civil war, social entrepreneur Chid Liberty — who was born in Liberia and raised in Germany and the U.S. — returned in 2010 to start the first fair trade apparel manufacturing company in Africa: Liberty & Justice.

Read the article on Forbes.

For related content from across the David Eccles School of Business and University of Utah, visit this page.