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Beyond Profit: Pioneering a New Era of Impact-Driven Investing

Doug Ricket PayJoy

PayJoy’s founder, Doug Ricket, will explore the advantages of impact investing and its abilities to create global change in emerging markets. Drawing from his experience at PayJoy, the leading lender to the underserved in emerging markets, Doug will dive into the importance of fostering communities through impact investing strategies to create sustainable economic development and social progress in emerging markets. By aligning profit and purpose, Doug’s extensive knowledge of tech-enabled solutions will help guide the conversation on future trends that will dominate the impact investing landscape.

From his time as a Peace Corps volunteer in West Africa, his expertise in the pay-as-you-go solar industry, to founding PayJoy, Doug possesses a deep understanding of how to prioritize social and environmental considerations in emerging markets alongside financial success. By bridging these together, Doug will highlight how impact investing in emerging markets can not only mitigate risk but also drive innovation and unlock new market opportunities.

As the Founder & CEO of a Public Benefit Corporation, Doug is well-positioned to discuss the various ways of approaching positive social impact and investment gains. Doug’s hands-on approach demonstrated through case studies and real-world examples, will allow the audience to receive a deep dive into the world of impact investing and the countless opportunities that come along in emerging markets.

Track

Capital Flows for Impact: Dialogues Around the State of Impact Investment

Format

Delegate-led Meet Up (1 Facilitator)

Speakers

  • NameDoug Ricket
  • TitleFounder & CEO
  • OrganizationPayJoy

Description

PayJoy’s founder, Doug Ricket, will explore the advantages of impact investing and its abilities to create global change in emerging markets. Drawing from his experience at PayJoy, the leading lender to the underserved in emerging markets, Doug will dive into the importance of fostering communities through impact investing strategies to create sustainable economic development and social progress in emerging markets. By aligning profit and purpose, Doug’s extensive knowledge of tech-enabled solutions will help guide the conversation on future trends that will dominate the impact investing landscape.

From his time as a Peace Corps volunteer in West Africa, his expertise in the pay-as-you-go solar industry, to founding PayJoy, Doug possesses a deep understanding of how to prioritize social and environmental considerations in emerging markets alongside financial success. By bridging these together, Doug will highlight how impact investing in emerging markets can not only mitigate risk but also drive innovation and unlock new market opportunities.

As the Founder & CEO of a Public Benefit Corporation, Doug is well-positioned to discuss the various ways of approaching positive social impact and investment gains. Doug’s hands-on approach demonstrated through case studies and real-world examples, will allow the audience to receive a deep dive into the world of impact investing and the countless opportunities that come along in emerging markets.

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