Leo interviews Jed Emerson of ImpactAssets. They cover Jed's background in social impact investing and then take calls.
Jed oversees ImpactAssets intellectual property development and field building efforts as an impact investment advisor, author and public speaker. He participates in the firm's strategic development and works with the distribution and investing teams to create and introduce impact investing platforms and products. He is chair of the ImpactAssets 50, a field-building strategy that promotes leading impact investing firms.
Jed is a widely recognized, international thought leader on impact investing, performance metrics and sustainable finance. As originator of the term "blended value," he has spent over two decades exploring how capital investment strategies may be executed to create multiple returns. He has held appointments at Harvard, Stanford and Oxford business schools and has written extensively on impact investing, social return on investment, and related areas. He is co-author of the book, Impact Investing: Transforming How We Make Money While Making A Difference the first book published on the topic of impact investing.