Corporate Social Impact Strategies (CSIS) refers to investment strategies and approaches that corporations use to build and invest in sustainable value creating models that generate social, environmental as well as strategic return. The most effective corporate social impact strategies are the ones that help the corporations grow their business and increase profitability, by attracting and retaining the right people, adopting relevant innovations and growing into new market segments.
Who Should Attend?
This workshop is suitable for people beginning to implement a corporate social investment strategy as well as those who are looking to better understand how to formulate one. The workshop will provide a framework, draw on best practice examples, and equip participants with practical takeaways to start collaborating with VPOs to scale social impact.
Steven is Co-researcher EVPA Corporate Social Impact Strategies and Impact Investor at SI2 Fund. In 2011, Steven joined Ashoka Global, Washington, as Strategic Advisor. In this capacity he focused on how citizen sector organizations and corporations can work together successfully in creating social impact at scale in a commercially viable setting. Late 2012, he moved back to Europe, becoming member of the Strategic Advisory board of Ashoka Europe’s Co-Creation platform in Paris in order to deploy this co-creation strategy in Europe. Furthermore, Steven is investor and Board member of SI², a for profit social impact fund, providing growth capital to European for profit social enterprises. Next to that, he is president of the board of Kampani, an impact fund providing solutions for small scale farmers in the South.
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Kimberly Clark – Asia Pacific
Corporate Strategy APAC
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