featuring the future of business
Impact X features businesses that are as much for-purpose as they are for-profit. Check out the video stories we have created with partners around the world. Sponsor our work or contact us to be part of impactmania’s social entrepreneurship global video series.
impactmania with Jaipur Rugs Foundation, India
The video story impactmania co-produced and directed in India was featured at the United Nations Global (UN) Compact Conference in 2017. It also became part of United Nations Foundation’s EWEC Initiative.
impactmania with Newton Paiva University, Brazil
Social enterprise, BeGreen, the first commercial urban farm in Latin America is focused on impacting 5 million people by 2019. The video story was filmed by students from Newton Paiva University (Brazil) based on impactmania’s video format and direction.
impact X book and panel discussion (2015)
The Impact X book profiles 30 impact makers from an oceanographer, a nine-time Grammy Award winner, to a U.S. Presidential Award winner. As we work together, especially across sectors, we can address highly complex social issues. Paksy Plackis-Cheng challenges readers to invest for impact—find the place where passion and economics meet—for soulful and purposeful community involvement.
The book launch presented a panel with interviewees from Impact X sharing their work on a local, national, and outside the United States.
Foreword written by economist Tomáš Sedláček, best-selling author of Economics of Good and Evil.
Impact X panelists:
teresa law, social entrepreneur & CFO of Mountain Hazelnuts Venture;
marcello palazzi, Stanford University Fellow & B-Lab Europe cofounder;
Dr. bruce chernof, president & CEO, The SCAN Foundation & Chair of Federal Commission on Long Term Care; and
amir abo-shaeer, founder Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy & MacArthur Fellow