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Episode 40 | April 8, 2019

Adding Trillions to the Global Economy through Educational Opportunities for Women and Girls

Joe Keefe, President, Pax World Funds

Keefe shows how integrating global social and environmental policies that support better education for women and girls can potentially add trillions of dollars to economic growth.

Episode 38 | March 25, 2019

Achieving SDG #9: U.S. Needs $3 Trillion for Sustainable Infrastructure Upgrades

Hazel Henderson, Founder & President, Ethical Markets Media

Where does capital need to be deployed in the US to build resilient infrastructure, foster innovation, and promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization? Henderson explains how her Green Transition Scoreboard tracks the requirements for funding.

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 18 | October 15, 2018

The 2018 UN Sustainable Investing Conference

Jeff Gitterman - Co-founder, Gitterman Wealth Management

What does a partnership between the UN Capital Development Fund and the asset management industry look like? Here’s what Jeff Gitterman, of Gitterman Wealth Management has to say.

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 12 | August 13, 2018

SDG #5: Gender Equality

Allyson McDonald, CEO, Work Capital

McDonald discusses how gender equality is at the heart of all 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals, especially as it relates to private and public market investment strategies.

Episode 10 | July 29, 2018

SDG #2: Zero Hunger

John Streur, CEO, Calvert Research and Management

Streur brings his 25 years of leadership in sustainable investment to bear on UN Sustainable Development Goal #2: Zero Hunger. How can investors help to achieve this goal during a period of explosive global population growth?

Episode 9 | July 18, 2018

SDG #12: Sustainable Consumption and Production

Maureen Kline, VP Public Affairs and Sustainability, Pirelli Tire North America

UN Sustainable Development Goal #12: Sustainable consumption and production—where the rubber meets the road. Kline explains how the tires on your car today could be the road you drive on in the future!

Episode 8 | July 10, 2018

SDG #6: Clean Water and Sanitation

Garvin Jabusch, CIO, Green Alpha Advisors

Jabusch sees water-related investment opportunities in the Next Economy through the lens of clean water and sanitation.

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