"...recommended reading for current and future investors looking to align their investments with their values and contribute to a more just global economy." Publishers Weekly
Joel is Co-Founder and Chair of Renewal Funds, Canada's largest mission venture capital firm, with $98m under management. Renewal Funds invests in Organics and Envirotech.
With Founder + Funder Carol Newell, Joel implemented a "whole portfolio activation to mission" strategy as leader of her "activist family office". As ED of the Endswell Foundation they spent down a $20m endowment, leaving Tides Canada Foundation and Hollyhock as legacy charities while supporting BC's renowned environmental community.
As CEO of Renewal Partners' seed capital fund over $10m was placed into dozens of green companies.
Board Chair - Hollyhock