Social Impact Forum

December 7, 2017
Washington, DC

More than ever, American companies, fueled by passionate consumers and active investors, are working to promote social good as part of their bottom lines. At The Atlantic's Social Impact Forum, we heard from public and private sector leaders encouraging corporate behavior for impact.

At the Social Impact Forum we looked at the future of the social impact business model and asked how companies are working to make social impact part of their bottom line.

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  • Thursday, December 07
  • 8:25 a.m.WelcomeMargaret Low, President, AtlanticLIVE
  • 8:30 a.m.A View from The HillRep. Jared Polis (D-CO)
    With Steve Clemons, Washington Editor at Large, The Atlantic
  • 8:50 a.m.Beyond ResponsibilitySonal Shah, Director, Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation, Georgetown University
    Sheila Herrling, Senior Vice President of Social Innovation, Case Foundation
    Elizabeth Ramirez, Director, Arabella Advisors
    Anna Walker, Senior Director, Global Policy and Advocacy, ‎Levi Strauss & Co.
    With Gillian White, Senior Associate Editor, The Atlantic
  • 9:25 a.m.Building Creative EconomiesLaura Callanan, Founding Partner, Upstart Co-Lab
    Mary Stuart Masterson, Co-Founder, Stockade Works
    With Rebecca Rosen, Senior Editor, The Atlantic
  • 9:50 a.m.The B Corp MovementJay Coen Gilbert, Co-Founder, B Lab
    With Gillian White, The Atlantic
  • 10:10 a.m.Certifying Environmental ImpactNneka Leiba, Director of Healthy Living Science, Environmental Working Group
    Mahesh Ramanujam, President & CEO, U.S. Green Building Council
    Fran Teplitz, Executive Co-Director, Business, Social Investing & Policy, Green America
    With Steve Clemons, The Atlantic
  • 10:35 a.m.Closing ThoughtsMargaret Low, The Atlantic


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