Impact – Our Raison d’Être

Polaris Impact Forum – June 2018

Business families understand that business is a marathon, not a sprint. By marrying the expertise of an enterprise with the soul of a family, we build values-based businesses that strive to deliver inclusive growth, better manage risk and foster resilience. Through the positive impacts we create, family businesses redefine success in business, for society and across generations.

Polaris Impact Forum – June 2018

Polaris – Redefining Capitalism and Delivering on a $12 Trillion Business Opportunity

Family businesses are uniquely positioned to lead responsible capitalism and demonstrate how purpose-driven companies deliver positive performance. Studies show that considering impacts for all stakeholders enables you to engage the best talent, manage risk and future-proof your business. As a community of values-based entrepreneurs, family businesses are well-positioned to benefit from the US$12 trillion business opportunity – delivering impactful market solutions in key economic sectors aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


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Polaris is a global movement of business families focussed on maximising economic and social impact, while safeguarding the environment we all share.

Our case studies, roadmap, assessment tools and learning circles provide family businesses with the ways and means and ways to embed sustainability and impact in conventional business models.




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