What we're about
Calgary+Acumen is a self-organized, volunteer-led group that seeks to learn and share Acumen’s principles and approach to help change the way the world tackles poverty. We host host a variety of events to bring the Calgary together for education, connections, and greater social good.
Our chapter is one of 27+Acumen chapters around the world sharing the principles of patient capital, cultivating an understanding of Acumen’s values, and putting these principles into practice in our community.
Acumen is a not-for-profit working to change the way the world tackles poverty by investing in companies, leaders and ideas. We invest patient capital in business models that deliver critical goods and services to the world’s poor, improving the lives of millions.
Since 2001, Acumen has invested more than $83 million in 73 companies across South Asia and Africa.
We are also working to build a global community of emerging leaders that believe in creating a more inclusive world through the tools of both business and philanthropy. Please visit www.acumen.org (http://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.acumen.org%2F&h=HAQFAefU5&s=1) for more information.