Bob’s current for-profit and non-profit activities span three areas of focus:
climate + nature, affordable housing, and tech.

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ecoAmerica |

ecoAmerica is helping move society to climate solutions. Through their three sector-based programs and network of 100+ trusted national organizations and their affiliates, ecoAmerica reaches into local communities across the nation with resources, training, and incentives that expand and empower the base of effective local activism. Read their latest Impact Report including a letter from our Founder and President, Bob Perkowitz.

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World Bicycle Relief |

World Bicycle Relief is an international, non-profit organization based in Chicago, IL that specializes in large-scale, comprehensive bicycle distribution programs to aid poverty relief in developing countries around the world. Their programs focus primarily on education, economic development, and health care. Bob is a founding director of this organization.

Bonwood Social Investments

Bonwood Social Investments |

Over the past 20 years, Bonwood Social Investments has invested over $13 million dollars in 200+ organizations in four- to six- figure grants. We fund organizations that are shifting society and investments to climate solutions, run by people we know and trust. Bob is a Trustee of BSI.

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Environmental Defense Fund |

Environmental Defense Fund is an international nonprofit environmental advocacy group working to address global warming, ecosystem restoration, oceans, and human health using sound science, economics and law to find environmental solutions that work. Bob is a former director, now advisory director, and long term supporter of EDF.

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SRAM LLC is a privately-owned bicycle component manufacturer based in Chicago, Illinois, selling under the brands SRAM, Avid, RockShox, Truvativ, Quarq, Zipp, TIME Sport pedals, Hammerhead cycling computers, and Velocio cycling apparel. Their components are manufactured in factories located in Portugal, Taiwan, China, and the U.S., and sold in markets globally. Bob is a former director and long-term equity holder in SRAM.

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Automattic |

Automattic is the company behind, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Simplenote, Longreads, Akismet, Gravatar, Crowdsignal, Cloudup, Tumblr, Day One, and more that believes in making the web a better place. It’s a distributed company with 2,003 employees in 97 countries speaking 124 different languages committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Automattic works to democratize publishing and commerce so that anyone with a story can tell it, and anyone with a product can sell it.. Bob is an investor in Automattic.

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Banzai |

Banzai is an end-to-end video engagement solution that provides a fast, intuitive and powerful platform of marketing tools that create more intent-driven videos, webinars, virtual events, and other digital marketing campaigns. Through Banzai’s full-stack technology, marketers can leverage live and automated, no-download hosting for video marketing content to bolster engagement and ROI. Banzai enables over 7,000 marketing teams to create winning webinars and virtual events that increase marketing efficiency and drive additional revenue. Bob is an equity investor in Banzai.

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Jonathan Rose Companies |

Jonathan Rose Companies is a green real estate policy, urban planning, development, project management and investment firm. The firm has completed $1.5 billion of work, much of it in close collaboration with not-for-profits, towns and cities. Their mission is to repair the fabric of cities, towns and communities while preserving the land around them. To do this, they plan and develop diverse, green, transit-accessible buildings and neighborhoods enriched with social, cultural and educational networks. The result is equitable housing that supports the cultural, educational, and economic health of the regions in which we live and work. Bob is an investor in RAHPF V.

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Terra Alpha Investments |

Terra Alpha Investments is an employee and investor-owned investment management firm based in Washington, D.C. Terra Alpha Investments operates an actively managed global public equities strategy using a hybrid quantitative/qualitative investment process. Our investment team, led by Timothy P. Dunn, CFA, brings over 75 years of professional investment and portfolio management experience, and a deep understanding of how evolving financial and environmental trends/patterns interact in an increasingly interconnected global economy. Bob is an investor in Terra Alpha Concentrated Fund.

Etho Capital |

Etho Capital is an active investment manager that generates highly diversified strategies comprised of only the most efficient and sustainable publicly-traded companies. Their mission is to build the world’s best investment solutions by simultaneously providing environmental, social, and financial performance focusing on climate positive investing. Bob is an equity investor in Etho Capital.

MUUS Climate Partners |

MUUS is a values-driven, privately-held, entrepreneurial investment company. Their mission is to invest in, support, facilitate, and accelerate the decarbonization of our planet, and to positively impact society. Bob has invested in MUUS Convergence Fund II.

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Grubb Properties |

Grubb Properties is a vertically integrated real estate fund manager focused on the Essential Housing space through its Link Apartments℠ brand. The company targets residents earning between 60% and 140% of area median income (AMI), directly addressing a growing crisis for essential housing, while providing residents with exceptional living spaces. Grubb maintains a long-term perspective and its measured approach has delivered resilient and impressive returns. Grubb Properties has received numerous sustainability designations and recognitions and undergoes annual ESG assessments through GRESB. Bob is an equity investor in Grubb.

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