An Impact Revolution

February 25th, 2019 - 12:10 pm to 1:10 pm

CEMEX Auditorium 655 Knight Way
Stanford, CA 94305


Join Stanford GSB Center for Social Innovation and Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society for a presentation followed by a panel discussion featuring Sir Ronald Cohen, Paul Brest and other Stanford Faculty.

For nearly two decades, Sir Ronald’s pioneering initiatives in driving impact investment have catalyzed a number of global efforts, each focused on driving private capital to serve social and environmental good. These efforts are leading the global impact investment movement toward an impact revolution. 

Paul Brest is Former Dean and Professor Emeritus (active), at Stanford Law School, a lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, a Marc and Laura Andreessen Faculty Codirector of the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, and co-director of the Stanford Law and Policy Lab. He is co-author of Money Well Spent: A Strategic Guide to Smart Philanthropy (2nd ed. 2018), Problem Solving, Decision Making, and Professional Judgment (2010), and articles on constitutional law, philanthropy, and impact investing. 



  • 12:10 pm - 1:10 pm - Panel Discussion


  • Sir Ronald Cohen - Chairman, Global Steering Group for Impact Investment and The Portland Trust
  • Paul Brest - Faculty Codirector, Stanford PACS