Impactful Conversations: Delivering Sustainable Infrastructure

An Interview with Scott Jacobs at Generate Capital

22 Sep 2020

In this episode of Impactful Conversations, Shai Kalansky, a San Diego-based associate in Morrison & Foerster’s Social Enterprise and Impact Investing Group, interviews Scott Jacobs, the CEO and co-founder of Generate Capital, a leading sustainable infrastructure platform, delivering affordable, reliable resource solutions to companies, communities, and cities.

Shai and Scott discuss, among other things, why Scott is focused on infrastructure as opposed to individual inventions as a means of changing the productivity equation, and how the elements necessary to create value in sustainability differ from the elements necessary to create value in tech.

Scott also discusses what ‘impact’ means to him and Generate Capital, explaining how Generate incorporates purpose into all aspects of its business resulting in strong impact and financial returns for both Generate Capital and its clients.



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