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Episode 67 | January 14, 2020

Attacking the $800B Climate Infrastructure Deficit with Venture Debt

with John McCartney, Founder at Artesian Capital Management

The global climate infrastructure deficit is $800 billion–a year! McCartney explains how Artesian Capital Management’s High Impact Green Bond Fund blends green bonds, venture debt, and asset backed securities related to clean energy infrastructure projects to address this serious funding shortfall.  

Episode 66 | December 15, 2019

Impax approaching $20B AUM in Low Carbon Economy Investments

with David Richardson, Executive Director of Business Development at Impax Asset Management

After two decades and with almost $20 billion in AUM, Impax’s investment thesis is driven by cost reductions in renewable energy technologies and government commitments to reduce CO2 emissions by the UK and the EU, as well as by “We Are Still In” member states, cities, and companies in the US.

Episode 65 | December 11, 2019

Turnkey Solutions for Donor Advised Fund Impact Investing

with Adam Rein, Co-Founder of CapShift

Rein highlights CapShift’s data and advisory services on over 500 qualified, public and private impact investment options for the $110 billion donor advised fund (DAF) market.

Episode 64 | November 24, 2019

Insights from the GIIN Investor Forum 2019

with Amit Bouri, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder at The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN)

Bouri highlights conversations about the role of fiduciary duty, scaling impact investing with integrity and how to measure impact in addressing the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Episode 63 | November 21, 2019

How Key Risk Indicators Influence Fixed-Income Investment

with Alessia Falsarone, Head of Sustainable Investing, Senior Portfolio and Risk Strategist for Developed Markets Fixed Income at PineBridge Investments

Falsarone explains how applying fewer financially material metrics in the portfolio selection process creates a better backdrop for risk adjusted out-performance in developed credit markets.

Episode 62 | November 11, 2019

Renewables Expert Peter Fusaro Says Clean Energy Has Arrived

with Peter Fusaro, Senior Advisor to AV Group Ltd.

Fusaro shares key findings from his research: (1) renewables are now affordable, with costs declining 40-90%, (2) U.S. corporate buying of renewable energy has doubled in the last two years, and (3) renewables are great investments for pension funds.

| November 7, 2019

Impact Investment for Sustainable Wealth at Bair Financial

with Marci Bair, Founder & CEO, and Victor Orozco, Managing Partner - Bair Financial Planning

Bair and Orozco serve a diverse community of female executives, LGBT couples and business owners who expect consumer and investment choices to reflect their personal values.     

Episode 60 | October 22, 2019

The 2019 Sustainable Investing Conference at the United Nations on Dec. 10

with Jeffrey Gitterman, Co-Founding Partner, Gitterman Wealth Management

Gitterman talks about the extraordinary lineup of speakers for this year’s conference on the “business case” for Sustainable, Impact and ESG Investing. Financial advisors will dialogue with corporate executives like Jeffrey Eckel, Chairman, President and CEO of Hannon Armstrong,  asset managers like Saker Nusseibeh, CEO Hermes Investment Management, and ESG index builders like Mona Naqvi, […]

Episode 59 | October 7, 2019

Green Alpha Advisors Invests in Next Economy Leaders

with Betsy Moszeter, Chief Operating Officer at Green Alpha Advisors

Moszeter talks about the 10th anniversary of the Next Economy Index SMA portfolio and its competitive returns since the 2008 launch.

Episode 58 | September 23, 2019

The SDG Groove–Music and Dance Teach Kids about the SDGs

with Jade Zaroff, Founder at Entertainment For Change

Zaroff is launching a campaign to introduce Entertainment For Change, a program that’s bringing the #SDGGROOVE, an exciting compilation of music and dance, into schools to teach kids about the UN Sustainable Development Goals.