How Can We Decolonize Impact Investing?
Why It Matters
Over the last two years, impact investing in Canada has grown by a massive 81 percent, with $14.75 billion now invested in purpose-driven solutions. But according to Jeff Cyr, of Raven Indigenous Capital Partners, there's one big problem with traditional impact investing: its lack of Indigenous inclusion. We caught up with him to learn how we can decolonize social finance.
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We recently spoke with Jeff Cyr — managing partner of Raven Indigenous Capital Partners and Innovation Council Chair for the Indigenous Innovation Initiative at Grand Challenges Canada — about Indigenous impact investing, social financing, and economic reconciliation.You recently told the Globe and Mail that Raven Indigenous Capital Partners provides a pathway to “economic reconciliation.” What does economic reconciliation mean for you & Raven Capital?
Economic reconciliation means two things.
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