Ronald Cohen: The future of socially responsible investing

Sir Ronald Cohen is described as the ‘father of British venture capital’, having co-founded Apax Partners in 1972. For nearly twenty years he has pioneered initiatives in the world of impact investing, including the Social Impact Investment Taskforce created during the UK’s presidency of the G8.  

In this interview, Sir Ronald explains how the environmental and social impact of companies can be quantified - and even laid bare in their financial statements. Are impact-weighted accounts the future for socially responsible investing?


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