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This podcast features Leaders focusing on Impact Investment and Performance with Purpose, supporting the companies that are solving the world’s biggest challenges. Hosted by JP Dallmann, it shares their stories, messages and advice to increase awareness about impact leadership, investment and performance with purpose. Impact Leaders is brought to you by Fast Forward 2030 and realchangers. Visit fastforward2030.com to learn how to include the Global Goals into your business models & realchangers.com to find talent & careers with impact.

This podcast features Leaders focusing on Impact Investment and Performance with Purpose, supporting the companies that are solving the world’s biggest challenges. Hosted by JP Dallmann, it shares their stories, messages and advice to increase awareness about impact leadership, investment and performance with purpose. Impact Leaders is brought to you by Fast Forward 2030 and realchangers. Visit fastforward2030.com to learn how to include the Global Goals into your business models & realchangers.com to find talent & careers with impact.
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This podcast features Leaders focusing on Impact Investment and Performance with Purpose, supporting the companies that are solving the world’s biggest challenges. Hosted by JP Dallmann, it shares their stories, messages and advice to increase awareness about impact leadership, investment and performance with purpose. Impact Leaders is brought to you by Fast Forward 2030 and realchangers. Visit fastforward2030.com to learn how to include the Global Goals into your business models & realchangers.com to find talent & careers with impact.

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Episodes

13: Phyllis Kurlander Costanza, Head UBS Philanthropy and CEO UBS Optimus Foundation - Shaping The Future Of Philanthropy As A Gateway To Sustainable And Impact Investing

6/3/2019
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Phyllis Kurlander Costanza leads UBS Philanthropy and is the CEO of UBS' in-house foundation, UBS Optimus Foundation, UBS Optimus Foundation, which helps their clients execute on their philanthropy on highly impactful programs designed to improve the lives of humans, particularly children. In 2018 alone, they raised the equivalent of £51.4m from passionate philanthropists, dedicated to their 176 programs in over 20 countries with impactful change for 2.8m vulnerable children globally - a...

Duration:00:42:00

12: Aunnie Patton Power, Founder of Intelligent Impact - Hacking Finance With Tech To Change The World

5/20/2019
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Aunnie Patton Power is the founder of Intelligent Impact, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Skoll Centre for Entrepreneurship, Associate Fellow at the University of Oxford's Saïd Business School, Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economic's Marshall Institute and advisor to the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation at the University of Cape Town's Graduate School of Business. Aunnie provides us with a unique insight into and particular approach to Impact Investing, using technology - AI,...

Duration:00:44:35

11: Simon Bond, Director of Responsible Investment at Columbia Threadneedle: Doing The Right Thing - Bringing Mainstream Into Social Investment

5/5/2019
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Simon Bond is the Director of Responsible Investment Portfolio Management at Columbia Threadneedle Investments and has over 30 years of experience in fund management. He led the launch of the UK Social Bond Fund in partnership with Big Issue Invest in January 2014\. They currently have four funds with over £400m under management. Simon says, “You shouldn’t have to sacrifice financial returns in order to do good for society.” Simon shares how that exponential growth of social and...

Duration:00:56:00

10: Martin Rich, Co-founder Of Future Fit Foundation - Impact Measurement: We Have Created The Tools & Framework To Get The Data

4/21/2019
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Martin Rich is the Co-founder and Executive Director of Future Fit Foundation. He is an international thought-leader, solution-builder and speaker on sustainability, impact and responsible investment. The Future Fit Foundation is a non-profit organisation whose vision is a future in which everyone on Earth can flourish. The Future-Fit Business Benchmark is a free tool to help companies and investors transform how they create long-term value, for themselves and society as a whole. Highlights...

Duration:01:40:52

9: Kate Wolfenden, Co-founder of Project X Global - Helping Entire Industries Step Change Their Sustainability Performance

3/30/2019
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Kate Wolfenden is the co-founder of Project X, a WWF founded corporate accelerator which helps organisations adopt sustainable innovations in their supply chains. Their focus is to help entire industries step change their sustainability performance, aiming at shifting $1.3 trillion in purchasing power from unsustainable sources to sustainable sources by 2030. The vision for this programme is to radically reduce the environmental footprint of 10 industry value chains in 10 years. Kate is an...

Duration:00:50:18

9: Kate Wolfenden, Cofounder of Project X Global

3/28/2019
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Kate Wolfenden is the co-founder of Project X which is a corporate systems accelerator, that rather than focusing on one company at a time, enables entire industries to make difficult shifts in their sustainability agenda, together. The vision for this programme is to radically reduce the environmental footprint of 10 industry value chains in 10 years in support of bending the biodiversity and GHG curves. Kate believes that the change in the next 11 years are the most important for humanity....

Duration:00:50:18

8: Katz Kiely, Founder OF BEEP - Empowerment Tools For Transformational Change

3/19/2019
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Katz is an award-winning serial entrepreneur and pioneer. She built the first open innovation platform for HP, re-architected the way a UN agency does business and designed a behaviour change platform with Intel that connected mobiles, big screens and data. She now heads up beep: the Behavioural Empowerment Enterprise Platform. By 2028, beep will improve the life of 500 million employees, add $1 trillion to the global economy and support 20% of positive impact towards the UN’s Sustainable...

Duration:00:32:33

7: Andrew Parry of Hermes Investment Management - Sustainability Is An Imperative And The Beta Of Future Growth

3/4/2019
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Andrew Parry is Head of Sustainable Investing at Hermes Investment Management. In this episode of Impact Leaders, Andrew shares his insights from years of experience in sustainable investing and why he is optimistic about the direction where we are heading. Responsible investing has always been at the core of Hermes, and they have been at the vanguard of ESG investing for more than three decades. Hermes is in fact a founding signatory of the Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI) when it...

Duration:01:19:39

6: Tom McGillycuddy of Tickr - Impact Investing App For The Next Generation

2/20/2019
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Tom McGillycuddy is the cofounder of Tickr, an impact investment app built for the next generation of investors. Tickr is on a mission to prove that anyone can earn money and have a positive impact at the same time with as little as £5. Highlights of this episode: * How Tom’s mum finally understood what impact investing is. * How Tom met his cofounder and their lessons. * Importance of having the right mentors and advisors. * How Tickr is educating the next generation of investors. * How...

Duration:00:54:23

5: Amy Clarke of Tribe Impact Capital - Reflecting Self Better In Wealth

1/31/2019
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Amy Clarke is the co-founder of Tribe Impact Capital, an award-winning impact wealth management firm and B Corp dedicated to advising and managing private and institutional wealth for financial return, values alignment and positive impact. Tribe adopts the Paris Climate Accord and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs) as their impact 'North Star'. Amy is responsible for working with their clients on values and for leading the work on impact identification and evaluation. She has over...

Duration:01:12:10

4: Damien Lardoux of EQ Investors - Pushing The Boundaries To Make Impact Investing Available To Everyone

12/31/2018
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Damien Lardoux is the Head of Impact Investing at EQ investors. They are an award-winning chartered financial planner and one of the earliest BCorp in the UK, currently managing over £800 million of funds with £120 million in Impact Investment funds. Historically a wealth management company, they are also a fund of funds for impact investing and act as a portfolio manager. With their own technology and tech team, they are pushing the boundaries of impact reporting with in-house impact...

Duration:01:11:21

3: Rodney Schwartz of ClearlySo - Impact Investing Is Growing, But We Need More Big Players To Get Involved

11/8/2018
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Rodney Schwartz is a leader in impact investing and the founder & CEO of ClearlySo, Europe's leading impact investment bank. He founded the company 10 years ago, the same week in which one of his former employers - Lehman Brothers - collapsed, and it has now helped over 100 companies obtain access to more than £200m in funding. In this episode, he shares his wisdom and experience of decades as an investment banker and pioneer in impact investing. He also highlights some of the challenges...

Duration:01:04:17

2: Pooja Warier Hamilton of The Conduit Impact Fund - Giving Time and Attention to Today’s Biggest Problems

10/3/2018
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Pooja Warier Hamilton of The Conduit’s Impact Fund is a serial entrepreneur who co-founded UnLtd India where they incubated hundreds of social enterprises. She also co-founded Bombay Connect, India’s first coworking space. Pooja was recognised as a Young Global Leader at the 2013 World Economic Forum. In this episode, Pooja shares her story of how she went from studying criminology to discovering her entrepreneurial spirit while at university. She also talks about her journey starting from...

Duration:00:47:29

1: Martin Leuw of Growth4Good: No Excuse to Delay Being an Impact Business

10/3/2018
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Our first Impact Leader is Martin Leuw of Growth4Good. Martin leads Growth4Good’s investment strategy and is a serial entrepreneur specialising in digital media with a 25 year track record of driving growth. From 2001-2011, as CEO and significant management investor he grew IRIS Software both organically and via M&A from small beginnings to become the UK’s largest private software house, successfully exiting the business twice to Private Equity, ultimately with a $1bn MBO, having grown...

Duration:00:41:50