The traditional process for giving money to charity can leave people feeling skeptical, but when it comes to donating to charities for climate change, applying a “fund management” approach can be the solution that makes a difference.
In this episode, Jack Chellman, the head of strategy and communications at the Global Returns Project, joins Kimberly Griego-Kiel to talk about the company’s Global Returns Portfolio. Jack explains how this portfolio works as a diverse, effective, and scalable not-for-profit tool designed to regenerate the planet and protect the environment.
Types of charitable giving
Ways the Global Returns Project works to support climate change with not-for-profit organizations to curate investments (not for financial return)
The 3 UN Sustainable Development Goals this organization targets
Ways individual investors can get involved and the role of taxes when it comes to charitable giving
With a background in journalism and social advocacy, Jack Chellman transitioned to environmental work out of concern for issues of intersectional climate justice. A Marshall Scholar, Jack holds an MPhil in Political Thought and Intellectual History from the University of Cambridge. He also earned an MSc with distinction in Media, Power, and Public Affairs from Royal Holloway, University of London.
Changing what you eat has an impact on the planet, but changing how you invest has an even bigger influence.
Investing in plant-based innovations has become more accessible. And a new plant-based innovation ETF is bringing us closer to a more sustainable food system.
This week on Deep Impact Investing, Elysabeth Alfano from VegTech™ Invest details how the firm supports individual investors and companies working with plants to replace animal products and some of the eye-opening foods and products coming to the growing vegan and plant-based arena.
Reasons the plant-based marketplace is a mega trend and how you as an investor can participate in its growth
Why VegTech™ Invest created EATV, a plant-based innovation ETF
Timelines and innovations coming to the vegan and plant-based sector
As the CEO of VegTech™ Invest and the advisor to the VegTech Plant-based Innovation & Climate ETF, EATV, Elysabeth Alfano combines her business leadership and investing experience in the plant-based business arena. Helping to define and grow the new investment sector of Plant-based Innovation, her expertise is investing in the companies that are innovating with plants to produce animal-free products for sustainable consumption.
A sought-after speaker, Elysabeth discusses the intersection of sustainability and the global food supply system on radio, TV, at conferences, in boardrooms, and, most recently, at the United National Global Leaders Compact Summit. She also hosts a weekly Plantbased Business Hour interview show.
Everything from the environment to resources, and even sustainability, has been impacted by current events, which in turn bring market volatility.
How should we react to this? Should we be scared? Should the ESG markets be worried?
In this episode, Kimberly Griego-Kiel talks with Entelligent’s executive vice president for client & product development, Dr. Pooja Khosla. Dr. Khosla discusses some of the recent anti-ESG sentiments she has been hearing, along with things we can do to prioritize ESG investing today.
Dr. Khosla and Kim discuss:
Why ESG has underperformed over the last six months
How some industrialized countries like the US are producing more carbon than countries with a larger population
Reasons environmental-focused investors need to pay more attention to carbon production
How operating in scarcity of resources has made emerging markets more resourceful and environmentally friendly
Dr. Pooja Khosla is the executive vice president for client & product development at Entelligent. Dr. Khosla is an economist, econometrician, and mathematician who has deep knowledge to build investing solutions. She has extensive experience in predictive modeling, microfinance, and designing impact investment tools and has been working on impact solutions since 2003, both nationally and internationally.
A lot is going on in the world today, from climate change to active wars.
But, how does it all affect us?
In this episode, Kimberly Griego-Kiel breaks down some of today’s hot topics in the news. In an educational discussion, Kim addresses how these industry-related topics impact financial advisors and investors while unveiling the role of ESG and the markets within these uncertain times.
The rapid increase in attacks on the ESG industry
Ways advisors in the ESG arena can respond to the situations happening within the industry
Deloitte’s four key stages of decarbonization
Why investors shouldn’t panic about the bear market
There is no question that climate change is affecting how we live on a global scale.
The food and agriculture systems are no exception. They are connected to every area of impact investing. As food systems become less resilient, they will create bigger problems for our global markets.
In this episode, Kimberly Griego-Kiel explains what is wrong with our food and agricultural systems, why they are dying, and why it is in the best interest for investors to take part in making a change.
The serious threat of extinction to cacao, corn, wheat, rice, and coffee
The social, environmental, and financial cost of a deteriorating food system
How seed saving, slow food, and organic production processes can help make a change in our food systems
The importance of highlighting the food system’s market and impact to investors to generate change