Increasingly, businesses are addressing their stakeholders desire to align purpose with their investments, brands, communities and workers. Our firm was developed to support operators, policy makers, academics, foundations and capital providers in this market evolution towards a “Purpose Economy.”
Impact Strategy Advisors (ISA) is a San Francisco based impact management and investment consulting firm. As the premier US advisor for the purpose economy, we exclusively partner with organizations that blend strong commercial fundamentals with authentic social and/or environmental values.
Through our three integrated professional services, business strategy, executive recruiting and investment management, we provide our clients with the breadth of tools and the depth of knowledge needed to solve their most critical needs. We view each of our clients as partners and continually invest time in understanding their people, processes and expectations. We believe this helps our engagements be appropriately customized, which leads to the best possible outcomes.
Although we are capable of servicing any social or environmental theme, our talented staff has specific deep expertise in a variety of domestic change areas including; education, youth development, economic development, entrepreneurship, diversity, job creation, poverty alleviation, technology for change and the field of impact investing.
While our client engagement objectives are varied, examples include; analyzing lines of business for large social enterprises, designing earned income programs for large social non-profits, developing impact investment strategies for family offices, sub-advising for established funds, hiring investment executives for impact funds and their portfolio companies, advising on new economic development public policy, creating opportunity landscapes for investors, developing knowledge primers for wealth management groups and their clients, and doing diligence of investors or grantors.