Innovative investment tools financing economic mobility

Media June 8, 2021

“One of the big topics of discussion as we come out of the pandemic is how do we rethink ways in which to finance career readiness, helping job seekers afford to get the skills they need in today’s workforce.

For more than 10 years, Social Finance has been doing just that. Palandjian explains how the nonprofit has been pioneering innovative investment tools and creating unique public-private partnerships to better prepare people for the ‘future of work, build pathways to economic mobility, and measurably improve (their) lives.’

‘We’ve worked with governments, with traditional nonprofit service providers, with philanthropies, with the investment community to rethink how we make decisions, how we allocate capital with impact at the center, and to realign incentives and to share risks in a way to achieve the greatest impact for our communities,’ she adds.”

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