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Episode 207 | March 26, 2023

Your Bridge Between Financial Markets & Social Justice

Rachel Robasciotti, Founder & CEO at Adasina Social Capital

Rachel Robasciotti and Adasina Social Capital believe in bold, decisive action to make large scale, systemic change throughout the financial system. This requires the interlocking of four levers: People, Investments, Campaigns and Education. Adasina works with community social justice organizations to define the criteria that guide the firm’s investments. Robasciotti then mobilizes other investors to […]

Episode 206 | March 19, 2023

Weather Trade Net Provides Physical Climate Risk Assessment

Elena Maksimovich, CEO and Lead Founder, Weather Trade Net

Weather Trade Net creates data analysis tools powered by weather data for operational business purposes. Founder and CEO Elena Maksimovich launched the online platform to differentiate, quantify and report on the financial vulnerability induced by weather volatility in changing climate scenarios. The platform’s research regarding weather shock resilience and climate change adaptation projects demonstrates bankable […]

Episode 186 | November 6, 2022

State Policies Challenge Sustainable Investment Choices

Mindy Lubber, CEO and President at Ceres

Imagine we are investors, searching through the portfolio strategies offered by our employer’s pension plan for the most sustainable combination of risk and reward in balance with our deeply held personal values. Mindy Lubber, CEO and President at Ceres and my guest for today’s podcast episode, is asking us to also imagine that the government, […]

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