Remarks from Sir Ronald Cohen, Chair of the Social Impact Investment Taskforce established by the G8, at The Mansion House on Impact Investment

January 23, 2014
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January 23, 2014

The "father" of venture capital in the United Kingdom, Sir Ronald Cohen, also helped give birth to important innovations in social investment: In his own remarkable, inspirational words: "I believe we are now in the early days of a social revolution. A rising wave of social entrepreneurship follows the wave of business entrepreneurship. It seeks to make a difference, to be meaningful, to improve people’s lives. The equality of opportunity that has been our mantra for decades, as the foundation for a fair and thriving society, is calling us to confront social challenges."

Read the rest of his speech at Mansion House, here