Already a nine billion-dollar market in Canada, impact investing is growing fast, but until now has been restricted mainly to the wealthy. That’s starting to change with new services that are openly challenging the public to put their money where their morals are.
In this special edition of our ongoing series, The Panel, we asked a few of the leaders that will be attending the event to provide the best advice they have on mentorship and leadership. Here’s what they had to say.
A master is brave, courageous and confident—constantly seeking bold and exciting outcomes, not just in design but through a willingness to explore new ideas and concepts for the greater common good. In collaboration with their new 2017 IS, Lexus has partnered with various masters of design to showcase their commitment to innovation and integrity. Triarchy, a sustainable denim brand based in Toronto and LA, is a fashion company that aligns with Lexus’s core value of brave design. Here, Triarchy’s founders talk about the powerful (albeit risky) way, they’ve turned their entire denim line into sustainable fashion.
"If you build it, they will come.” This age-old adage rings true, especially when applied to cities like Toronto, where a commanding number of new or proposed residential and commercial developments are doing their best to answer the demands of a rapidly spiking population.
It takes patience and perseverance to navigate through Toronto’s cutthroat real estate industry and come out on top; only the strong can prosper in this modern and aggressive market. Just ask Eric Kuzuian, a self-made industry scion and the Broker-of-Record at PSR Brokerage.
You could call Monica Gomez a maestro. As the founder and director of The Concierge Club, a Toronto-based, full-service event production agency that has worked with high-profile clients from Cadillac Fairview to Guerlain cosmetics, Gomez knows what it takes to build an incredible experience.
Slowly, but surely, Canada is establishing itself as a tech mecca. With the Canadian arms of both Google and Facebook recently investing heavily in new and updated spaces, it’s safe to say that the world is taking notice of our brewing industry.
A growing number of financial technology companies make up the new wave of disruptors that are transforming the way we bank, invest, and borrow money, as consumers demand more convenience, value and transparency from the traditional firms.