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The Impact Investing Podcast
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Interviewing the leaders in Impact Investing and Social and Environmental Entrepreneurship to help build and strengthen communities by sharing the best practices and inspiring stories of these amazing problem solvers.
 
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Social Entrepreneur: Conscious Companies | Benefit Corporations | Impact Investing
 
Social Entrepreneur is for aspiring and early-stage social entrepreneurs; and for those who want to make an impact on the world. Every Monday you hear interviews with social entrepreneurs, founders, investors and thought leaders. Listen to the stories that led them to become change makers. The guests give advice for early stage and aspiring social entrepreneurs. We always end each episode with a call to action. If you're ready to change the world, join us.
 
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Impact Investing Podcast | Socially Responsible Investing, Green, Values, ESG, Impact, Sustainable, Ethical Investments
 
Specializing in Socially Responsible Investing - services include: Investment Management, Retirement Planning, Tax Planning, Insurance Review, Estate Planning
 
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The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is one of the largest private foundations in the United States. Based in Chicago, the Foundation makes grants and impact investments to support non-profit organizations in Chicago, across the U.S., and in approximately 50 countries. It has an endowment of $6.3 billion and provides almost $300 mi ...…
 
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Social Entrepreneur: Conscious Companies | Benefit Corporations | Impact Investing
 
Echoing Green identifies and invests in transformational leaders. How we spend our time is how we spend our lives. Unless you’re independently wealthy, there’s a good chance that right now you’re getting ready for work, on your way to work, you’re already at work, or you’re thinking about work. If we’re going to spend this much time at work, we ...…
 
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Social Entrepreneur: Conscious Companies | Benefit Corporations | Impact Investing
 
GLITCH promotes the exploration of digital games as a culture, career and creative practice. If I were to tell a joke about Evva Kraikul, it might go something like this “A game designer, a neuroscientist and an entrepreneur walk into a bar. She ordered herself a drink.” Evva brings her experience in game design and neuroscience to the startup ...…
 
David Yeung, Green Monday David Yeung is the co-founder and CEO of Green Monday, a social venture founded in Hong Kong that takes on climate change and global food insecurity through public advocacy, impact investing, corporate consulting, and specialized retail. Under Green Monday, David launched Green Common, the world’s first plant-based gre ...…
 
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Impactful Careers in Finance: Career Coaching for Wall Street Millennials
 
Join us for our second episode to learn how field experience builds the leadership and cross-cultural communication skills for a successful career in emerging markets as we interview Kusi Hornberger, who started his career by joining the Peace Corps in Tanzania. Kusi is currently a Vice President at Global Partnerships, an impact investing fund ...…
 
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Social Entrepreneur: Conscious Companies | Benefit Corporations | Impact Investing
 
UnLtd is the UK’s largest supporter of early-stage social entrepreneurs. Mark grew up in the time when Land-Aid, Band-Aid, and Live-Aid were popular. “The idea that you can be a rock star who saved the world was pretty damned compelling when you’re fourteen years old” he confesses. But, with a lack of musical talent, Mark decided to focus on ch ...…
 
Deals Houzz is reportedly nearing the close of a $400m round led by multi-family office Iconiq Capital that will value it at about $400m. Essential, the smartphone startup founded by Andy Rubin, formerly head of Android at Google, has reportedly raised $300m at a valuation somewhere between $900m and $1bn. Pinterest has raised $150m from existi ...…
 
Socially conscious investing has been on the mind of many of our listeners over the past few months – i.e. my email has been blowing up lately about this topic. The idea that investing can make an impact seems almost too good to be true. I was so excited to find Swell, a company that is devoted to just that – impact investing and not only the c ...…
 
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Humans of Purpose Podcast
 
Bessi is the CEO and CoFounder of TDi – The Difference Incubator, Benefit Capital and the Impact Investment Centre. She is a passionate, leading practitioner in social enterprise and impact investment. She is a strong advocate for the role of Investable Social Enterprises (ISEs) in bringing about solutions to societies most pressing challenges. ...…
 
Each year The GIIN releases their Impact Investor survey. Our panel sees some reasons for optimism in the report. But, is impact growing at a fast enough clip to tackle the challenges it's staked for itself?
 
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Social Entrepreneur: Conscious Companies | Benefit Corporations | Impact Investing
 
SEE Change Magazine is a global digital magazine focused on social entrepreneurship and social change. Like most people I speak to, Elisa Birnbaum’s career path was circuitous. She studied political science and law. “I was going to save the world as a human rights lawyer, of course,” she says tongue-in-cheek. But along the way, she found that s ...…
 
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Face 2 Face with David Peck
 
Jason Dudek and Face2Face host David Peck talk about root causes, Capital, impact investment, Sierra Leone, progress, opportunity and closed circuit economies. Biography Jason Anthony Dudek is the Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer of Mountain Lion Agriculture, and holds an MSc from the London School of Economics where he studied smallholde ...…
 
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Albion Financial Group - Business Conversations
 
The Bottom Line – (Air date: May 30, 2017) While the Wasatch Front is thriving, rural Utah is hurting. For generations many rural Utah communities have mostly depended on the extraction of fossil fuels (coal, oil, and natural gas) for local jobs. But this dependence has proven painful over the last decade. Disappearing coal jobs are hurting pla ...…
 
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Powderkeg - Igniting Startups: The Untold Stories of Innovation, Leadership, and SaaS Beyond Silicon Valley
 
Heather Hartnett took a nontraditional path to the world of venture capital, and it’s ignited a great passion for enabling social change through technology and business. She now leverages her experience to help founders build better companies through commitments to diversity, personal wellness and positive impact.Hartnett began her career in ve ...…
 
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Maine Calling
 
Impact investing is when investments are made in companies, organizations, and funds with the intention of generating a measurable, beneficial social or environmental impact along with a financial return. We’ll learn about the different kinds of impact investments and how individuals can participate. Guests: Anthony Eames, Director of Responsib ...…
 
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Social Entrepreneur: Conscious Companies | Benefit Corporations | Impact Investing
 
Ned Tozun talks about how to find your funding as you start and grow your social enterprise. Social entrepreneurs take on intractable problems. To tackle global challenges, you’re going to need to find funding. One such massive problem is global energy poverty. According to the International Energy Agency, globally 1.2 billion people are withou ...…
 
Clara Miller is President of the Heron Foundation, a US foundation that helps people and communities help themselves out of poverty. Heron began as a grant-maker 25 years ago. Over time, Heron has aligned an increasing portion of its assets to mission related investment. In 2011, it made the decision to invest all its endowment in mission relat ...…
 
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Modern SexTalks
 
What is social sex, and how is it different to porn? Make Love Not Porn founder Cindy Gallop joined me on the show to define and distinguish between the two. Cindy is a brand marketing and advertising maven of over 30 years, she accidentally created Make Love Not Porn (MLNP) with the objective of getting people to talk about sex, educating the ...…
 
SVA's recommendations to the Federal Government about what steps it could take to help access more private capital for social impact investing to address challenging social issues.By Mark PeacockRead the article: www.socialventures.com.au/sva-quarterly/how-government-can-grow-social-impact-investing/…
 
In this episode of StartUp Health NOW, Dr. Ben Bynum, portfolio director of the Colorado Health Foundation, discusses his organization’s development of an impact investment strategy, and explains why that strategy includes the funding of digital health startups. GUEST: Dr. Ben Bynum, Colorado Health FoundationHOST: Steven Krein, StartUp HealthL ...…
 
In this episode of StartUp Health NOW, Dr. Ben Bynum, portfolio director of the Colorado Health Foundation, discusses his organization’s development of an impact investment strategy, and explains why that strategy includes the funding of digital health startups. GUEST: Dr. Ben Bynum, Colorado Health FoundationHOST: Steven Krein, StartUp HealthL ...…
 
Our guest today is Lauren Harper, Founding Director of Social Venture Partners, Miami. We talk with Lauren about impact investing, venture philanthropy and the mission of Social Venture Partners.
 
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Social Entrepreneur: Conscious Companies | Benefit Corporations | Impact Investing
 
She Inspires Her is an online and mobile media platform that shares stories about women entrepreneurs in emerging African markets. Lisa O’Donoghue-Lindy was born in Ireland. When she was 12 years-old, she moved to the United States with her family. After college, she went back to Europe working with major corporations in communications roles. L ...…
 
In our first episode we speak with Dr. Charly KleissnerDr. Charly Kleissner is an early pioneer of impact investing and has had a successful career in Silicon Valley, where he moved to from Austria in the mid-1980s. Charly and his wife, Lisa co-founded the KL Felicitas Foundation to support social entrepreneurs around the world by scaling impac ...…
 
In our first episode we speak with Dr. Charly KleissnerDr. Charly Kleissner is an early pioneer of impact investing and has had a successful career in Silicon Valley, where he moved to from Austria in the mid-1980s. Charly and his wife, Lisa co-founded the KL Felicitas Foundation to support social entrepreneurs around the world by scaling impac ...…
 
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Impact on Record
 
Impact on Record (ioR) is a podcast that takes a deep dive into impact investing. We will bring you the stories and interviews about the deal makers, the structure of those deals, and most importantly the impacted!– If you haven’t heard it here it’s not on RECORD!
 
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Next Economy Now: Highlighting the Leaders Who are Using Business as a Force for Good
 
Deborah Frieze is co-founder and managing partner of the Boston Impact Initiative, an impact investing fund that partners with businesses and organizations throughout Eastern Massachusetts to create systemic shifts in opportunities for urban communities. Deborah is co-author with Margaret Wheatley of “Walk Out Walk On: A Learning Journey into C ...…
 
In this episode I interview Brenda Morris, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ from Humane Investing in Virginia. Armed with just a notion of ‘helping people’, Brenda changed her major five times over the course of four years, ending up with a double major in English and Psychology from the College of William and Mary. Despite no intentions of enter ...…
 
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Financial Services Council
 
Hello, welcome back to the Financial Services Council podcast, I’m your host Imogen Brennan.Today we’re talking about impact investing!Basically, impact investing is the idea of investing in a way that generates a financial return, as well as achieving positive social and environmental outcomes.Impact Investing is a young, growing investment ma ...…
 
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Social Entrepreneur: Conscious Companies | Benefit Corporations | Impact Investing
 
Social Enterprise UK is the membership and advocacy body for social enterprises in the United Kingdom. Peter Holbrook started his career with the retailer Marks & Spencer. He also worked at The Body Shop. In both cases, he watched as values-based companies changed once they became shareholder-driven. Peter wanted to have a social impact with hi ...…
 
Welcome to the first episode of Rescope Radio, featuring an extensive and inspiring conversation with John Fullerton, the former Wall Street executive who became the founding President of The Capital Institute, a non-profit organisation working to change our 'broken' economic and financial systems. Hosted by Rescope Project Director, Anthony Ja ...…
 
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A Thousand Things to Talk About
 
What do you consider a good return on investment? Show notes and links: http://www.afr.com/it-pro/judging-roi-in-social-impact-investing-can-be-a-tricky-business-20140929-jl4nj http://huffpost.com/us/entry/7744388
 
Xavier Briggs, VP of Economic Opportunity and Markets for the Ford Foundation, joins hosts Sherryl Kuhlman and Nick Ashburn to discuss The Ford Foundation's recent announcement to invest 1 billion in the field of mission-related investing on Dollars and Change.
 
Cat Berman is a 3-time entrepreneur, who is passionate about the intersection of money and meaning. She has served as strategic consultant for social ventures around the world. Cat is the founder of CNote, and she wants to turns the majority of Americans who are saving money, into investors. She is focused on designing new financial opportuniti ...…
 
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Humans of Purpose Podcast
 
Daniel is the former CEO of Impact Investing Australia for the last 2 and a half years. Impact Investing Australia is an organisation focussed on supporting the development of impact investing as a field, an industry and as a market. Daniel joined Impact Investing Australia after 12 years in finance with JBWere. He was recently appointed as Cha ...…
 
The Ford Foundation has long been a pioneer when it comes to supporting social change via social sector innovations such as the Green Revolution, microfinance, public-private partnerships in cities, and impact investment. In this interview, Christine Looney, senior program investment officer in the Impact Investing program, and Graham MacMillan ...…
 
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Social Entrepreneur: Conscious Companies | Benefit Corporations | Impact Investing
 
Rank & File is a values-based business magazine for purpose-driven entrepreneurs. The process of becoming a social entrepreneur has often been described as a journey. And, as anyone who has traveled realizes, a journey changes you. There is no one more qualified to talk about the impact of a journey than Kari Enge, Founder, and Editor-in-Chief ...…
 
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Stacking Benjamins: Earn, Save, and Spend Money With a Plan
 
What is "impact investing"? Jessica Huang from iShares stops by the basement to fill us in, and you won't be disappointed. Maybe your portfolio CAN reflect your ethics and keep the high returns you're looking to achieve. We're also excited to talk to Jack Kosakowski from Junior Achievement today. A new JA study finds that kids are frightened by ...…
 
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Impact Investing Podcast | Socially Responsible Investing, Green, Values, ESG, Impact, Sustainable, Ethical Investments
 
This is a question we often receive: I want my investments to help move companies in a positive direction but I don’t want to sacrifice performance. How does the performance of Socially Responsible Investments (SRI) compare with traditional index investments? To compare performance, we are using the MSCI KLD 400 Social Index and the S&P ... Rea ...…
 
Figure 1 Chart by Morningstar. Most asset managers know that ESG data are emerging mainstream finance metrics. More than half of global assets today, $59 trillion, are controlled by asset managers who consider ESG factors. The results are there too: thousands of studies since 1970 show a positive relationship between ESG criteria and corporate ...…
 
Hi guys and welcome to another episode of Find Your Possible. This podcast is for leaders of change, those who believe in a better future for business and want to build a more meaningful brand and culture. In this episode we chat to Will Richardson, Chief Investment Officer at Impact Investment Group. You might be wondering, what exactly is Imp ...…
 
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Social Entrepreneur: Conscious Companies | Benefit Corporations | Impact Investing
 
Paul Polak is the founder of iDE. At the age of 80, he has launched three new social enterprises. Paul was born in Czechoslovakia near Germany. His father watched as refugees began to pour across the border. Paul says, “The conventional wisdom in 1938 was that Hitler was a joke and all this stuff would blow over. If you accepted that convention ...…
 
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Returns on Investment
 
Ford Foundation president, Darren Walker, broke through a barrier of sorts recently with the announcement the foundation would commit $1 billion from its roughly $14 billion endowment to so-called mission-related investments. In the latest Returns on Investment podcast, our roundtable takes on the question of just how significant Ford’s announc ...…
 
In this episode, listeners are introduced to the concept of impact investing through a conversation with Amit Bouri the co-founder and CEO of the Global Impact Investing Network. The conversation then turns to a discussion with Manuel Lewin, the Head of Responsible Investment at Zurich Insurance who shares the story of how Zurich uses impact in ...…
 
Joel Solomon is a highly experience social investor who has invested in over 100 early-growth stage companies in North America. Joel was instrumental in the development the Endswell Foundation, the largest, BC-based, charitable foundation in British Columbia funding environmental issues in the 1990s. Joel is currently Chair of Renewal Funds, Ca ...…
 
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Moolala: Money Made Simple with Bruce Sellery
 
We get the perspective of what effect that impact investing can have with Tim Nash, the “Sustainable Economist”.
 
We’ve be fortunate enough to have guests on this show from across the entire spectrum of the social sector and from around the world. One of the common issues we’ve talked about is resource scarcity and how that presents both unique opportunities for innovation and challenges in terms of programming, priorities and management. Today, we’re goin ...…
 
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