Blog Posts by Peter Lupoff

  • Net Impact Supports the Climate Strike Movement

    Net Impact is not a political organization, nor do we believe that climate change is political but rather supported science. The climate strike movement, inspired by Greta Thunberg, has spread rapidly across the world in the last 12 months, and rightfully so. Strikers are demanding that governments step up to take urgent action to prevent catastrophic climate breakdown by phasing out fossil fuels, accelerating the urgent transition to a 100% renewable energy powered world with climate justice and equity at its core. ...Read More »

  • The Business Roundtable Statement on the Purpose of the Corporation Widening the Lens, a New Social Contract

    On August 19th, Business Roundtable, an association of Chief Executive Officers of America’s leading companies, released its latest Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation. The Statement was signed by 181 CEO’s and is transformational. ...Read More »

  • Nothing About Us Without Us

    Here at Net Impact, as we look to engage the next generation around social and environmental sustainability, we continue to challenge our network, ourselves, and our initiatives to be more inclusive and more empathic to the changing world around us.   ...Read More »

  • The Most Important Work I Will Ever Do: A Personal Journey to Purpose

    Peter Lupoff, Net Impact CEO

    I am an older white man and an ex-Wall Street asset manager. That’s surely the simple telling of my tale. How much easier to tell the “why me” story if the ‘optics’ were better? They aren’t, but there is so much more to my story than just the optics.  This is my personal journey to purpose. I’ve done many things in life. Painted houses, washed pots and pans, waited tables. I’ve done factory work and I’ve done office work. I’ve played in bands and have been a camp counselor. I’ve worked on Wall Street, started an underground hip-hop label in the late ’90s and my own investment firm in 2009. Most recently, I’ve been teaching Impact Investing at Fordham University and running a 100% Impact Investment portfolio for our family office. ...Read More »

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