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Episode 111 | February 23, 2021

Europe’s Leading Investment House: Creating ESG Strategies Since 2009

Candice Brenet, Managing Director, Head of Sustainability and Digital Transformation at Ardian

Ardian, a global PE firm with European roots, manages US$110BN. Since Ardian started their ESG platform, they have completed 130 ESG roadmaps for companies in their portfolio, using their Sustainable Buyout Investment approach. Candice Brenet, Managing Director and Head of Sustainability and Digital Transformation talks about how their process has reduced both emissions and employee […]

Episode 105 | December 15, 2020

ImpactVest: New Private Equity Firm Focuses on Mission Driven Enterprises

Aisha Williams, Founder & CEO at ImpactVest

After eight years doing development work in the public sector as a U.S. Federal Government Boren Scholar, and four years in the private banking industry focused on ESG and SRI, Williams has recently launched ImpactVest, dedicated to private equity impact strategies that use the GIIN (Global Impact Investing Network) tenets. Williams shares the startling statistic […]

Episode 84 | May 27, 2020

Impact Fund Targets Advanced Technologies in US & Latin America

TONY SAXTON: Co-Managing Partner, Terra Impact Fund; Founder & Managing Partner, Terra Group Holdings. PAUL SAVOLDELLI: Co-Managing Partner, Terra Impact Fund; CEO, Americas Management Group

The Terra Impact Fund uses private equity capital to target growth of sustainable technologies across multiple economic sectors in the US and Latin America, like ecotourism, sustainable agriculture, and waste-to-biofuel energy. We talked about their innovative partnership: Saxton finds new opportunities and Savoldelli provides the infrastructure to manage and scale up the new businesses. For […]

Episode 34 | February 23, 2019

Beyond Risk & Return: Purpose Driven Investment at Bernstein

Michael Lear, Vice President & CFA, Bernstein Private Wealth Management

After two decades integrating impact and values-driven purpose into equity and fixed income portfolio strategies for entrepreneurs, foundations and family offices, Lear is a man on a mission: using public and private capital market funding to help his clients achieve sustainable investment goals.

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