The Value of Work and Wealth

In the season finale of More than Money, we talk with Noel Diaz and hear his inspiring story of fulfilling his dreams despite difficult circumstances. Born in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, Noel is the son of María de Jesús García, a single mother and street vendor of food and flowers on the outskirts of the…

Banking as if Society Matters

On this episode of More than Money, guests include Dr. Marcos Eguiguren, Executive Director of the GABV. Eguiuren is tasked with building the values-based banking movement and growing work with members, partners, experts and policy makers to influence the banking system so that it is more transparent, ethical, robust and real-economy focused. Concerned with ethics, one of…

Labor Puts Its Assets to Work

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The Role of Business in Sustainability

On the latest episode of More than Money, we talk with Mindy S. Lubber, the President and a founding board member of Ceres, a non-profit organization that is mobilizing many of the world’s largest investors and companies to take stronger action on climate change, water scarcity, and other global sustainability challenges. Sustainability is an issue…

Affordable Housing

On the latest episode of More than Money, we talk about affordable housing with Brian Dowling, a national investor in affordable housing. He is the head of investments at Community Development Trust, a national investor in affordable housing that works with local, regional, and national partners to make long-term equity investments and originates and purchases…

Community Development

This episode of More than Money focuses on community development. We talk with three guest speakers: Ellis Carr, Sue Compton, and Valarie Jonas. Ellis Carr, the CEO of Capital Impact Partners, has spent more than two decades addressing the social and economic justice issues that impact underserved communities through his work in the financial services…

History & Evolution of Corporate Social Responsibility

In the latest episode of More than Money, we discuss the history and evolution of corporate social responsibility. Guest speakers this episode include Timothy McClimon and Marc Decourcey. McLimon is President of the American Express Foundation and Senior Vice President for Corporate Social Responsibility, American Express Company. In this role, he directs all of the…

Workers to Owners

In this episode of More than Money, we hear from professionals that have made the transition from employee to owner. Among others, we will talk with horticulturist Carolyn Edsell-Vetter, who will share her story of how she helped A Yard and A Half transition to an employee-owned cooperative. Now, she focuses on the business operations…

Impact Investing

On this episode of More than Money, guest speaker Amit Bouri, CEO and co-founder of the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), began his career as an impact investor. Impact investing–like general investing–gives clients a financial return while also supporting companies that are making positive, social and environmental impacts. This style of investing sparks the age-old…