the greater good

the greater good

Divest-Invest & The Future of New Energy Solutions | Jenna Nicholas | TEDxPortland

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"Nothing will really change unless we first change ourselves." - This inspiration was first instilled in Jenna Nicholas at the age of twelve when she had the chance to meet and "high five" Desmond Tutu. Jenna is now at the forefront of the international Divest-Invest movement managing impact investing, social entrepreneurship and strategic philanthropy. She is making a difference for the greater good working towards new energy solutions. Jenna Nicholas project-manages the Divest-Invest Philanthropy movement, a global coalition of foundations directing divestment from fossil fuels toward new energy solutions. Jenna is a native of London and studied at both Stanford and Oxford. Via her firm, Phoenix Global Impact, she also consults on impact investing and social entrepreneurship. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx