The Impact Revolution

The Impact Revolution

Will the impact revolution reshape capitalism? Daily subject to short term appetites, we must identify and invest in projects that will exist way beyond ourselves. Joining us today are Sir Ronald Cohen, Egyptian-born British businessman and philanthropist, who has been called the father of venture capital and now impact investment, and Rosa Sangiorgio, who leads the Environmental Social and Governance effort for Pictet Wealth Management.
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About Found in Conversation

How can we understand and improve the modern world? Leading experts share ideas and insights considering a plethora of fields  – from biomedical science to digital technology, politics to cultural trends – to push intellectual frontiers. From the Pictet Group, one of Europe's leading independent Wealth and Asset Managers.

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The Rise of China

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