🎧 Impact Briefing: Building the next generation of diverse climate fund managers. “My question when I'm really quiet, or even when I'm talking to close friends and colleagues, is one word: Why? Why does this continue to happen?” On this week’s podcast, VC Include’s Bahiyah Yasmeen Robinson (right, above) shares with host Monique Aiken her feelings in the wake of the racist attack in Buffalo. “Why does our community continue to be and has for so many hundreds of years been targeted, particularly with all the contributions we've made to this country, and to its building and its maintaining and its innovation?”
The Week’s Dealflow
Deal spotlight: Clean energy abundance. Clean energy efforts in Bangladesh, Brazil, Colombia, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, South Africa, Turkey and Vietnam will get $242 million in support from Bloomberg Philanthropies. Bloomberg will work with ClimateWorks Foundation and Sustainable Energy for All to expand access to renewables and phase out coal.
The Week’s Talent
Troy Spence, ex- of PwC, joins Reinvestment Fund as managing director of risk and compliance… Victor van Hoorn steps down as executive director of Eurosif this summer... Nuveen’s Nadir Settles is appointed to lead Nuveen Real Estate’s new impact investing strategy. Pamela West, managing director of Nuveen’s affordable housing portfolio, becomes impact investing senior portfolio manager.
The Week’s Jobs
Eurosif is recruiting an executive director… PCV is hiring a research analyst in its Good Jobs Innovation Lab and a senior credit underwriter, among other roles… Fish Choice seeks a fishery improvement project analyst… Windward Fund’s Sunrise Project seeks an auto supply chain senior strategist… Steans Family Foundation is looking for a director of operations in Chicago… Candide Group is hiring a principal and a senior associate for its climate justice fund in Oakland.