Epic Capital was happy to “serve” today during lunch at the Center of Hope woman’s shelter as part of our Epic Outreach program. The Center of Hope serves over 300 women, and their children, and provides them with food, shelter and healthcare services. Please take a moment to learn about the incredible work they do and the number of lives they impact. We ask that you consider supporting them if you are able. Learn more here: https://www.salvationarmycarolinas.org/charlotte/programs/homeless-services/
What a great way for Epic Capital employees to start their Friday! They spent the early part of their day volunteering at Crisis Assistance Ministries, an amazing organization that provides clothing, furniture and household goods to those in need. Check them out online at http://www.crisisassistance.org/
Several employees from Epic Capital spent the morning volunteering at the Second Harvest Food Bank (www.FeedingAmerica.org) as part of the firms Epic Outreach program. Thank you to Anthony for your thorough instruction, your expertise and most importantly your passion for what you do!
The phrase “impact investing” has become the lead moniker chosen to represent several purpose-driven or values-driven strategies that have evolved over the last two decades. Other names such as “sustainable investing”, “socially responsible investing or sustainable, responsible and impact (SRI)”, “corporate social responsibility (CSR)”, “environmental, social and governance (ESG)”, all seem to have been folded-up … Continue reading “Impact Investing: Performance, Purpose and Positioning”
“Conscious” Capitalism? An oxymoron it is not. It is a movement sweeping across the globe and growing in size, popularity and in the impact that it is having for those business leaders who embrace it. It, in my opinion, should become the standard by which businesses are evaluated for investment and judged in the court … Continue reading “Why We Embrace Conscious Capitalism®”
This is the first time that I’ve ever posted an article from someone else, but this particular article struck me. Maybe it’s because I still consider myself a fairly new father with a 19-month old and an “almost” 3-year old at home. Simply enough, I thought this was worth sharing. In fact I believe anything … Continue reading “How to Live a Beautiful Life”
Exactly one month ago today, I returned from a 12-day trip to Uganda. While there, myself and a group of 15 others did water projects such as building a rainwater harvest tank and making and distributing bio-sand filters. The organization that hosted the trip was a non-profit based out of Boone, NC called Wine to Water. … Continue reading “A Lesson from Uganda”
If #GivingTuesday wasn’t great enough on it’s own, Facebook ‘s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg stole the show with an absolutely extraordinary pledge to give away 99% of his Facebook fortune over his and his wife Priscilla Chan’s lifetime. That amount, as it stands today would total over 45 billion dollars. This will be done … Continue reading “The Zuckerberg Impact”