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Impact Briefing: SOCAP Week

ImpactAlpha, Oct. 22 – On this week’s podcast, ImpactAlpha’s David Bank joins host Monique Aiken to pick out highlights from SOCAP21 and from Monique’s

Impact Briefing: Week of October 1

ImpactAlpha, Oct. 1 – On this week’s podcast, host Brian Walsh is joined by John Cochrane from the U.S. Impact Investing Alliance to

Impact Briefing: Week of September 24

ImpactAlpha, Sept. 24 – On this week’s podcast, host Monique Aiken is joined by FullCycle’s Stephan Nicoleau to talk about Climate Week, climate action

Impact Briefing: Week of September 17

ImpactAlpha, Sept. 17 – Roundtable regulars David Bank and Imogen Rose-Smith return this week to join host Brian Walsh for a conversation about Imogen’s

Impact Briefing: Week of September 10

ImpactAlpha, Sept. 10 – On this week’s podcast, host Monique Aiken and ImpactAlpha’s David Bank preview next week’s Agents of Impact call and sample

Impact Briefing: Week of September 3

ImpactAlpha, Sept. 3 – On this week’s podcast, host Brian Walsh chats with ImpactAlpha’s Dennis Price and Amy Cortese to talk ‘beta stewardship’ and

Impact Briefing: Week of August 27

ImpactAlpha, Aug. 27 – On this week’s podcast, guest host David Bank talks with Roodgally Senatus about the earthquake relief efforts and growing

Impact Briefing: Week of August 20

ImpactAlpha, Aug. 20 – On this week’s podcast, host Brian Walsh engages roundtable regulars Imogen Rose-Smith and David Bank to talk about ESG, whistleblowers

Impact Briefing: August 13

ImpactAlpha, Aug. 13 – On this week’s podcast, host Monique Aiken connects with BlocPower’s Donnel Baird about infrastructure opportunities and climate emergencies. We also

Impact Briefing: July 30

On this week’s podcast, host Monique Aiken checks in with David Bank, who has been in South Carolina’s Lowcountry exploring the history of

Impact Briefing, Week of July 23

ImpactAlpha, July 23 – On this week’s podcast, Brian Walsh hosts roundtable regulars Imogen Rose-Smith and David Bank to discuss Imogen’s latest column, How

Impact Briefing: Week of July 16

ImpactAlpha, July 16 – On this week’s podcast, Monique Aiken and Dennis Price check in with Illumen Capital’s Daryn Dodson about bias in asset

Impact Briefing: Week of July 9

ImpactAlpha, July 9 – On this week’s podcast, ImpactAlpha’s Amy Cortese and David Bank join host Brian Walsh to talk fusion, the transformational

Impact Briefing: Week of June 25

ImpactAlpha, June 25 – On this week’s podcast, ImpactAlpha’s David Bank joins host Brian Walsh to reimagine capitalism. We also hear from Rev. Dr.

Impact Briefing: Week of June 18

ImpactAlpha, June 18 – Lisa Mensah of Opportunity Finance Network joins host Monique Aiken to reflect on Juneteenth, community lending and today’s opportunity for

Impact Briefing: Week of June 11

Roundtable regulars Imogen Rose-Smith and David Bank are back on this week’s podcast with host Brian Walsh to reimagine capitalism, detail the pension

Impact Briefing: Week of June 4

Host Monique Aiken looks back and looks forward, with highlights of her conversations with Tiffany Crutcher and Greg Robinson in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Anne Price of the Insight Center for Community Economic Development in Oakland, Calif.

Impact Briefing: Week of May 28

ImpactAlpha, May 28 – On this week’s podcast, ImpactAlpha’s David Bank and Amy Cortese join host Brian Walsh to unpack the stunning news at

Impact Briefing: Week of May 14

ImpactAlpha’s Jessica Pothering and David Bank join host Brian Walsh to talk about pulling the levers of risks and returns in new financial structures for unlocking capital in emerging markets.

Impact Briefing: Week of May 7th

David Bank joins host Monique Aiken to talk about generational inheritance, politics, history and leadership.

Impact Briefing: Week of April 30th

ImpactAlpha, Apr. 30 – On this week’s podcast, host Brian Walsh welcomes back Imogen Rose-Smith and David Bank to discuss truth in advertising around

Impact Briefing: Week of April 23

Host Monique Aiken checks in with Nathan Cummings Foundation’s Rey Ramsey and The Case Made’s Tiffany Manuel

Impact Briefing: Week of April 16

ImpactAlpha, Apr. 16 – In this week’s podcast, host Brian Walsh takes stock of two of the premier showcases for student talent in impact

Impact Briefing: Week of April 9th

Host Monique Aiken speaks with B Lab’s Andrew Kassoy about why impact-driven businesses and investors are stepping up their policy advocacy.

Impact Briefing: Week of April 2nd

Host Brian Walsh dissects former BlackRock exec Tariq Fancy’s recent takedown of ESG investing with roundtable regulars Imogen Rose-Smith and David Bank.

Impact Briefing: Week of March 26th

Jessica Pothering joins host Monique Aiken to discuss how African entrepreneurs are stepping up with tech solutions to the continent’s challenges.

Impact Briefing: Week of March 19th

Host Brian Walsh talks with Amy Cortese about regulation crowdfunding’s big week, and we hear from Republic’s Ken Nguyen and Wefunder’s Jonny Price.

Impact Briefing: Week of March 12th

Host Monique Aiken, Erika Seth-Davies of The Racial Equity Asset Lab and ImpactAlpha’s David Bank join to talk about the American Rescue Plan and… a bottom-up reconstruction.

Impact Briefing: Week of March 5th

Host Brian Walsh discusses the big private equity funds looking to make a splash in impact with roundtable regulars Imogen Rose-Smith and David Bank.

Impact Briefing: Week of February 26

On this week’s podcast, host Monique Aiken chats with ImpactAlpha’s Roodgally Senatus about Bitwise Industries’ big raise and BlocPower’s Donnel Baird, this week’s

Impact Briefing: Week of February 5

On this week’s show, host Brian Walsh engages NYU Stern School’s Tensie Whelan about corporate board leadership –  or the lack of it

Welcome to The Reconstruction

ImpactAlpha, Feb 1 – The Reconstruction series will engage investors, entrepreneurs, activists and academics in the U.S. and around the world, as Aiken puts

Impact Briefing: Week of January 29

Host Monique Aiken and David Bank introduce The Reconstruction, the series of racial justice podcasts and posts launching next week on ImpactAlpha.

Impact Briefing: Week of January 22

On this week’s podcast, host Brian Walsh breaks down creative-economy opportunities with Upstart Co-Lab’s Laura Callanan. We also listen, again, to some of

Impact Briefing: Week of January 15

On this week’s podcast, host Monique Aiken engaged Frontline Solutions’ Jessica Barron and Marion Johnson on the political power of women of color.

Impact Briefing: Week of Jan. 8th

On this week’s podcast, David Bank joins host Brian Walsh to chart the year ahead in impact investing. We also get a sneak

Impact Briefing: Week of November 20th

Host Monique Aiken recaps this week’s Agents of Impact Call on gender-smart investing and we go to South Africa to follow up with Secha Capital’s Kuhle Mnisi and Wukina’s Maureen Sibanda, this week’s Agents of Impact.

Impact Briefing: Week of November 13th

Host Brian Walsh and roundtable regulars Imogen Rose-Smith and David Bank explore what the presidential transition in the U.S. means for impact investing.

Decapitalizing the fossil fuel industry

ImpactAlpha, Dec. 21 – The failure of the COP25 global climate conference in Madrid left climate-finance practitioners seeking a path forward in the absence