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Dec 1, 2015

Soundbites: The Responsibility of Wealth

In this podcast, Joel Solomon of Renewal Funds discusses his organization's mission, focus on organic food, green technologies and future plans.

Dec 8, 2015

Soundbites: Strength in Numbers

In this podcast, Robynn Shrader of National Co+Op Grocers chats about her business model, success during the recession and their collaboration with CoMetrics.

Jan 19, 2016

Soundbites: An Atypical Investing Strategy

In this podcast, Ross Baird offers insights into capital inequality and how Village Capital seeks investment opportunities beyond the usual suspects.

Feb 4, 2016

Soundbites: Investing in the Real Economy

In this podcast, Gil Crawford talks about MicroVest, sustainable banking and the real economy.

Feb 12, 2016

Soundbites: The Constraints on the Nonprofit Sector

In this podcast, Heron’s Rodney Christopher discusses the importance of unrestricted revenue and offers thoughts on the overhead question.

Feb 23, 2016

Soundbites: Transcending Impact Tribalism

In this podcast, CAPROCK's Matthew Weatherley-White discusses how the impact investing community can be inclusive while maintaining a high bar as the field moves beyond its earliest stages.

Mar 7, 2016

Soundbites: 'Socially Responsible Real Estate' in the UK

In this podcast, Shamez Alibhai of Cheyne Capital discusses their real estate impact fund, which includes low-income housing, and why he wants more competition.

Mar 30, 2016

Soundbites: A Majority Minority Middle Class

In this podcast, Angela Glover Blackwell of PolicyLink discusses why racial equity is an important component for America's middle class.

Apr 13, 2016

Soundbites: From Apartheid to Prisons, the Evolution of Impact

In this podcast, Sonia Kowal of Zevin Asset Management talks about the future of the impact space and punishment profiteering among public companies.

Apr 15, 2016

Soundbites: Supply Chain Transparency for Global Brands

In this podcast, LaborVoices' Kohl Gill discusses how his organization provides a voice to workers while aiding employers in multiple layers up the supply chain.