Carol Newell

Founding Investor and Principal, Renewal

Vancouver, BC

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Carol is a social entrepreneur and philanthropist who works to activate resources for social change.

Carol Newell is the Founding Investor and Principal of Renewal. Through this
organization, she has established a life’s work as a social entrepreneur and
philanthropist, placing over $60 million in organizations and businesses working
toward sustainability in BC.

Carol is also the co-creator of Play BIG, an initiative to encourage others with
wealth to activate their resources for social change.

Ms. Newell is an active member of Hollyhock, the Threshold Foundation, Canadian
Women’s Foundation, Women Donors Network, Investors’ Circle, Social Venture
Network, and the Wealth & Giving Forum. In 2007, she was appointed a Member
of the Order of Canada. In 2008 she was honoured by her Alma Mater, St
Lawrence University with a Doctor of Humane Letters.