Mintz Member and Chair of the Energy & Sustainability practice Tom Burton led a roundtable discussion, “Forging the Path to Sustainability: Profit or Loss?,” at Big Path Capital’s annual Impact Capitalism Summit Nantucket. The event is the largest gathering of investors focused on maximizing impact and maximizing return across asset classes.
Mr. Burton’s panel featured Kirk Coburn, a member of the team at Shell Ventures, Sarah Hoyt, Investment Director at Cambridge Associates, and Praveen Sahay, Managing Director at WAVE Equity Partners. The roundtable discussion focused on the current sustainability landscape, ways in which sustainability has become a priority for many institutions, how to achieve both impact and financial goals, and the future of sustainability.
Mr. Burton focuses his global practice on complex corporate finance matters including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, private equity, and securities transactions. He devotes a portion of his practice to counseling social enterprise companies, impact investors, and nonprofit companies.
The Energy & Sustainability Practice has completed more than 500 transactions across energy sectors totaling over $7.5 billion since 2006. Serving more than 250 clients, spanning the ecosystem from emerging companies to large corporations, venture capital and private equity funds, investment banks, project developers and project finance funds, and family offices, the firm is recognized nationally as a leading law firm in the space.