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Episode 44 | May 13, 2019

Growing Impact Investing and Reducing Greenwashing

Gil Crawford, CEO MicroVest

Impact investing is growing fast but greenwashing is increasing due to lack of regulatory oversight. Crawford brings his 25 years of experience in micro finance and the capital markets to this discussion of the World Bank’s newly launched operating principles designed to reduce greenwashing in the impact investing landscape.  

Episode 35 | March 4, 2019

Blending Behavioral Finance and Multi-generational Impact Investing Advice

Randy Kaufman, Senior VP & Strategic Growth Advisor, EMM Wealth

Kaufman talks about how incorporating behavioral finance principles with impact investing advice can strengthen client relationships with family offices and foundations. She especially likes working with women who are stewards of family wealth.

Episode 31 | January 28, 2019

How Women Entrepreneurs Can Build the Business Ecosystem of the Future

Danielle Kayembe, CEO and Founder, GreyFire Impact

Kayembe, a female futurist and serial entrepreneur who works on projects at the intersection of women, technology and social impact, tells us how her company advises female founders on scaling their businesses,  raising capital and seizing opportunities that the male-centered investment ecosystem is unprepared to understand.

Episode 30 | January 21, 2019

How Investors Can Participate in the UN Capital Development Fund’s Public-Private Partnerships

Esther Pan Sloane, Head, Partnerships, Policy & Communication, UNCDF

Learn how Pan Sloane and her team build public-private partnerships with professional asset management firms to fund development in the UN Least Developed Countries (LDCs).

Episode 29 | January 10, 2019

Funding Municipal Infrastructure through the UN Capital Development Fund

Jaffer Marchano, Global Program Manager of Municipal Investment Finance (MIF) Program in New York

Marchano, municipal finance expert with the UNCDF, talks about the upcoming launch of the International Municipal Development Fund and how investors can address climate risk issues in developing countries.

Episode 20 | October 29, 2018

Due Diligence in Impact Investing

Eva Yazhari, CEO, Beyond Capital; Hummayun Javed, Senior Analyst, Align Impact

Yazhari and Javed discuss their 5-point process for due diligence in Impact Investing.  

Episode 15 | September 17, 2018

The Green Money Journal, 25 Years of Impact

Cliff Feigenbaum, Founder & Publisher of The Green Money Journal

Cliff Feigenbaum, Founder & Publisher of the Green Money Journal, talks about developments in sustainable investing.

Episode 13 | August 22, 2018

SDG #16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Erika Karp, founder and CEO, Cornerstone Capital

Karp, founder and CEO of Cornerstone Capital, and advisor to the UN Global Compact, the Clinton Global Initiative and the World Economic Forum, is passionate about UN Sustainable Development Goal #16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions. In this podcast she talks about how she incorporates Goal #16 into all her portfolio strategies.

Episode 6 | June 29, 2018

SDG # 4: Quality Education

David Sand, Chief Impact Strategist, Community Capital Management

Quality Education, UN Sustainable Development Goal #4, is part of the investment strategy at Community Capital Management. David Sand, Chief Impact Strategist, tells us why education is a critical part of how to do successful fixed income investing.

Episode 3 | June 4, 2018

SDG #1: No Poverty

Seungah Jeong, President and CEO, MPOWERD,

Consider the impact a portable solar lamp can have on poverty reduction, early childhood education and a healthier homelife for people at the bottom of the global economic food chain.  Seungah Jeong, President and CEO of MPOWERD, talks about how her company’s inexpensive, easy to use, highly mobile Luci light is transforming people’s lives.

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