Last week, social entrepreneurs, impact investors, and major donors gathered at Fort Mason in San Francisco for the 10th convening of Social Capital Markets — AKA
. This meeting of minds — and dollars — connected socially minded investors with those working to achieve a brighter future for the world.
At a time when the global development community is looking to the private sector as a supporter and ally in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, the week's gathering took on a certain urgency — and leaders across government, business, and global institutions joined the conversation.
Here's what we learned.