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All you wanted to know about impact investing communications (and had no one to ask)
Amy Hartzler, Do Good Better
Do you struggle for the words and ways to effectively talk about impact investing? Do eyes glaze over when you try to tell people what you do, in a way they can understand? This session will focus on best practices in impact investing communications: tested language, themes and images that effectively convey the power of the work you do, in ways that connect with people, and shift capital.
communications, impact investing, marketing, storytelling
Andrew Parrucci, Calvert Foundation
Rodney Foxworth, Invested Impact Harold Pettigrew, Washington Area Community Investment Fund Patrick Davis, Community Reinvestment Fund Others TBD
Session content will be based on a chapter in a forthcoming book by Jed Emerson - a how-to guidebook for Impact Investing, which will be released / at SOCAP this fall. There are a number of amazing potential co-panelists (and leaders of color) included in the chapter who could join, based on who will ultimately be at SOCAP.
- June 14, 2017
Final day to submit an idea.
- June 15 - 29, 2017
Commenting and voting period. All sessions open for voting.
- June 30 - July 13, 2017
Judging panel and final selection by SOCAP17 Content Team.
- July 14, 2017
Winning sessions announced to session organizers.
A lucky person will receive 2 free tickets to SOCAP17 and other impact-themed prizes!ENTER TO WIN