Sustainatopia opens with focus on social entrepreneurship growth


Author: Jenny Staletovich
Publisher: Miami Herald
Date: April 16, 2014

With impact investing expected to grow into a $1 trillion segment of the financial market by 2020, the social entrepreneur is no mere fluke, Calvert Foundation CEO Jenn Pryce said Wednesday at the opening of the 5th annual Sustainatopia conference in Miami Beach.

“If you look at search engine volume around this issue,” she said, “it’s really getting sticky.”

Hoping to raise awareness, Sustainatopia founder John Rosser created the annual gathering to connect the investment world and businesses that do social good. This year’s line-up for the three-day conference at the Miami Beach Convention Center features a smattering of both. On Wednesday, for example, the owner of the Olomomo Nut Company in Colorado shared a panel with the principal of Crowdfund Capital Advisors. Read more here.