Business Leader Calls For Investment in Social Capital

Timberland CEO and well-known business leader Jeff Swartz called for "new ways to invest in social capital" in an op-ed piece in Friday's Union Leader.  He argues that greater emphasis on cross-sector collaboration, between government and private organizations, and between nonprofits and government, is essential for addressing social problems.

The piece references the creation of a new organization called America Forward which seeks to "connect social entrepreneurs with policymakers to promote innovative solutions and provide a new vision for the role government can play in solving our nation’s social problems."

Sounds like a worthy new venture.  I look forward to following its progress.