OpenImpact was funded and launched in 2017 by Purpose Capital and Lee-Chin Institute as a response to investors that stated that the biggest barrier to making impact investments in Canada is sourcing deals. This platform gives investors a way to find investments that align with their values.
Purpose Capital is an impact advisory firm that guides and support asset owners and asset managers to achieve impact across their portfolios. It provides a full suite of advisory services that include research and education, strategy development, implementation support, and impact measurement.
The Lee-Chin Institute's is a research centre at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, that helps current and future business leaders integrate sustainability into business strategy and practices.