Updates and perspectives from Purpose Capital

Growing a New Economy: meet impak Finance

In the long echo of the financial crash of 2007-2008, the values we’re bringing to our financial decision making are changing. With a growing awareness that these decisions have a great influence on the economies we build and come to … Read More

Investing in Global Refugee and Migrant Integration

By Heather Hachigian, Consultant at Purpose Capital

(This article was originally published on Stanford Social Innovation Review on September 21, 2016.)

The arrival of more than 1 million Syrian refugees in Europe has brought unprecedented attention … Read More

Funding Revolutions in Pay-for-Success

By Lars Boggild and Mark Hlady

(This article was originally published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review on July 8, 2016. The full report may be found … Read More

Catalyzing the market for retail impact investing

Over the last decade, impact investing—a targeted approach to investment in companies, organizations, and funds with the intention of generating social and/or environmental impacts alongside a financial return—has gained traction within the financial sector. Market surveys have shown steady growth … Read More

Purpose Capital Welcomes Aboard The Finance For Good Team

TORONTO, ONTARIO – April 14, 2016 – Purpose Capital is pleased to announce that it has acquired the consulting business of Finance For Good, one of Canada’s leading social finance intermediaries. This new partnership will allow Purpose Capital to serve … Read More

Welcomes & Farewells – The PC Team Is Growing!

This has been a year of significant growth at Purpose, and we are very excited to welcome two new members to our team and bid farewell to two.

Growing Our Team

Lars Boggild & Rithu Rajan are joining … Read More

Announcing Nexus Canada

We are proud to be the official host of Nexus in Canada. Nexus is a global movement of 3000+ next generation wealth holders, social entrepreneurs, and impact investors from over 70 countries uniting to catalyze new leadership and accelerate solutions … Read More

How to Invest for Impact

Whether you realize it or not, your existing investment portfolio is having some type of impact on the causes that matter to you. Impact investing is an approach that brings intentionality to how you align profit and purpose.

While foundations, … Read More

Canada Announces Development Finance Initiative

Purpose Capital applauds the Government of Canada on its recent decision to establish the Development Finance Initiative. Alleviating poverty in developing countries is a complex issue that can benefit from coordinated engagement across the public, private and social sectors. The … Read More

Impact Investing featured in Globe & Mail Guide

Last week, Purpose Capital was featured in a recent guide circulated nationally. The Responsible Investment Guide aimed to educate investors on the merits and strategies around socially responsible and impact investing. PC’s Karim Harji wrote a two page feature … Read More