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Episode 99 | October 6, 2020

Re-Nuble: Using Yesterday’s Leftovers to Fuel Tomorrow’s Abundance

Tinia Pina, Founder and CEO, Re-Nuble

Pina walks us through the cutting edge technology that converts food waste into industrial grade organic fertilizer for soil-less and vertical farms. The technology is carbon negative and has the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 6-12,000 metric tons CO2e per year while increasing produce yields by 20% to 30%. The implications for urban […]

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 Webinar | April 16, 2019

Climate Risk 2019: Global Capital Markets and Public Policy Options

Lisa Woll, CEO, US SIF; Jeff Gitterman, Co-founding Partner, Gitterman Wealth Management; Claudine Schneider, Founding President & former U.S. Congresswoman, Solar Alliance; Francis Condon, Executive Director - Sustainable & Impact Investing, UBS Asset Management

From 1998 to 2017 the global economic cost of climate-related disasters skyrocketed 151% over the previous 20 year period to $2.25 trillion. Join our expert panelists for a discussion about future climate risk assessment options for companies, investors, financial advisors and policymakers.

Episode 11 | August 9, 2018

SDG-related Investment Opportunities

Holly Ruxin, CEO and founder, Montcalm TCR

UN Sustainable Development Goal-related investment opportunities in the transition to a low-carbon economy are expanding rapidly. Hear how you can take advantage of these opportunities from Holly Ruxin, CEO and founder of Montcalm TCR, a certified B Corp wealth management firm

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.

Episode 7 | July 5, 2018

SDG #15: Life on Land

Leslie Samuelrich, President, Green Century Asset Management

Life on Land, UN Sustainable Development Goal #15, brings out the best in Samuelrich. In this podcast she talks about how shareholder engagement with companies and their supply chains can produce good business results.

Episode 5 | June 19, 2018

SDG #13: Climate Action

Scott Klimo, CIO, Saturna Capital

Climate Action, UN Sustainable Development Goal #13, is on most investors’ minds. In this podcast Klimo talks to advisors about long-term climate-focused portfolio strategies that he recommends to investors.

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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