The 5 Best Impact Investing Podcasts To Kickstart Your Involvement
There are over 1 million podcasts circulating today, and 50% of homes listen to podcasts. Podcasts are an easy way to gain information anywhere on any subject. Many people want to learn how to get involved with impact investing to make a positive impact on their communities, the environment, and issues they care about; listening to impact investing podcasts can get you one step closer to understanding how you can get involved. Here are 5 podcasts to kickstart your involvement with impact investing.
Disruptors for Good is a look at how social entrepreneurs and businesses around the world are focusing on important issues such as ethical fashion, impact investing, and sustainability. Casueart and its founder Grant Tranhart conduct one-on-one interviews to learn more about how businesses can work towards good. Recent guests have included Garik Himebaugh, Founder of Eco-Stylist, Di-Ann Eisnor, CEO of byCore and Co-founder of Neighborhood Start Fund, and Ruben Harris, CEO and Founder of Career Karma.
Our Social Impact is a long-form conversation on how social entrepreneurs, policy makers, and scholars are doing their part in creating and making a positive impact. Topics include social impact investing, conversations about justice, and campaigns for change. Recent episodes include Nicholas Bradford, Founder and Executive Director at the National Center for Restorative Justice, Marcus Bullock, CEO of Flikshop, Inc., and Donald Summers, Founder of Altruist Partners.
A digital media company focusing their journalism efforts on social and environmental impact. Their podcast covers everything from market risks to gender power imbalances. Recent episodes include Diane Isenberg, Founder of Ceniarth, Nick O’Donohue of the CDC Group (the UK’s Development Finance Institution), and Andy Kuper of Leapfrog.
Next Economy Now looks at how businesses are creating systems to use their work for good. Topics include movement strategies during COVID, discussion about race and impact, and investing and funding. Recent episodes include Bob Stilger, Founder of New Stories, Claudia Arroyo, Co Executive Director of Prospera Co-Ops, and Natalie Reitman-White, Ownership and Governance Design Advisor for Alternative Ownership Advisors.
Money + Meaning looks at impact investing, social changing finance and support, and sector partnerships. Through conversations with different industry leaders, the podcast tackles topics such as gender, the history of impact investing, and more. Recent episodes include Joy Anderson, Founder and President of the Criterion Institutie, Beth Bafford of Calvert Impact Capital, and Rehana Nathoo, Founder and CEO of Spectrum Impact.
Impact Investing is one of the many topics that Net Impact is focused on growing within its community. CEO Peter Lupoff has had a long history with impact investing, from being an instructor and lecturer at the Yale School of Management in topics involving business and impact investing to being the Executive Director of the Lupoff Impact Scholars Institute, a non-profit providing stipends to students involved in impact-oriented careers. Learn more about how to start your career in impact investing today.