August 31, 2018

History has a habit of repeating itself. The question that must be asked is are we in America prepared to learn from it, or has our arrogance risen to a level where we believe we are immune from its destiny? 

Approximately 100 years ago, America took its seat as th...

January 27, 2018

The challenge was thrown down. I was told to “create something permanent and tangible to support women through the #metoo and #timesup movements”. After a lot of thought and collaboration with amazing people, the Never Again Challenge is my response.

Actions speak loude...

November 12, 2017

Well, here they are, the 2017 Stuart M Williams Impact Scholars at The College of Charleston. From left to right, Carlie Christenson; Katie Hill; Sophia Troya; Connie Epps; Mya Belden; LaTosha Andrade; Brandon Williams.

Over the next weeks, I will provide all my frien...

July 20, 2017

Next year is the 25th anniversary of the thesis I co-authored with Susan Davis called Making A Profit While Making A Difference. Articles like this combined with outreach and speeches helped promote what is now happening, however, articles...

March 27, 2017

How far would $600 Billion go to fight some of the poverty problems we have in the world. Imagine if that amount was invested in social enterprise and /or impact entrepreneurs.

$600B is 2.5% of the market cap of the top 100 companies in the world (http://www.corpor...

November 20, 2016

Stranded Assets – commonly described as in-ground reserves of hydro carbons that will never be used; often fought over as either assets or liabilities on a hydro carbon company’s balance sheet; often debated over as things that should be left in the earth.

Here is a rea...

July 29, 2016

It is not Hillary vs Donald. It is not even Republican vs Democrats. It is America vs History.

America was becoming the warring cultures of America instead of the United States of America long before Donald or Hillary took the stage. Historians have always known that th...

March 28, 2016

As Impact Investing continues to grow upon the shoulders of SRI, ESG, TBL it is a fact that it is gaining far greater momentum than its predecessors put together. However, the euphoria around Impact Investing is placing a shadow on something that can have a far greater...

February 18, 2016


As the effects of climate change become more and more evident, so the pressure to move away from hydrocarbons increases. Needles to say, as with any heated debate there are polar opposites ranging from those who deny the existence of climate change, to those who belie...

May 22, 2015


Any rudimentary search on stranded assets will result in a mass of opinions and data relating to the future value of existing, proven deposits of as yet unused hydrocarbons. The concerns surrounding the devaluation of these assets and the potentially negative effect o...

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