The Purpose of Capital

Jed Emerson is a leading thinker and an innovator in the Impact Investing community. He made this remarkable, beautiful and life-affirming set of statements on the purpose of capital at SOCAP17:

“The purpose of capital is to advance a more progressively free and just experience of life for all

The purpose of capital is to negate, resist, and challenge the present economic social and environmental and political realities in which we find ourselves

The purpose of capital is to serve as a fuel for freedom and the attainment of the greatest potential for each person in every community”