Social Impact: Market Imperative, Market Opportunity

Olin Auditorium

5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Explore The Business Ecosystem Supporting Social Impact Ventures

Today, connection to society is the new competitive advantage and increasingly the business of business is improving the state of the world. Much energy is now being focused on the UN SDG’s (Sustainable Development Goals) as a 12 trillion dollar market opportunity and global imperative. This session will demonstrate the most important goal of all the 17 goals, # 17 Partnerships for the Goals. This session will look at the way partnerships happen and how they work together for social and economic impact. Folks from 4 sectors; academia, corporate, not-for profit and government will showcase specifically how they use IOT Technology for Good to create impact that addresses societal dilemmas. This session will have you leaving with a new way to think about economic and social value creation.