Jory Cohen

Director of Finance and Impact Investment

Jory Cohen is the director of finance and impact investment at the Inspirit Foundation where he played an integral role in launching Inspirit’s 100% impact portfolio. He continues to lead the roll-out of that strategy while managing all aspects of the finance department. Before joining Inspirit, Jory was the managing director of Youth Social Innovation Capital Fund (YSI), an impact investing fund. He also co-founded an impact venture in East Africa based on the fair-market-value sales of honey. Since graduating from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University as the Valedictorian of his class, Jory quickly garnered a reputation as a next-generation leader in the impact investing field. Jory is often called upon to share his expertise within the sector and academic institutions. He’s also co-authored a children’s book.

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Day 1: Oct 13, 2021

3:40 pm

3:40 pm


Revise your Mission-Driven Impact Investment Strategies to Meet your Mandate

Organizations are rethinking the way they invest in causes closest to their missions. Create a business case for philanthropic investment to drive value and returns. Master the success factors to:

  • Focus on environmentally sustainable initiatives that scale and have a local impact
  • Engage in direct investment initiatives though syndicate partnerships that support impact investments
  • Invest in local-led initiatives that can create acceptable returns while furthering your mission

Maximize your mission-related investment strategy while driving results.

Day 2: Oct 14, 2021