E3S9: From Worm Farming to Climate Impact Investing with Zach Stein

Summary & Key Takeways

Climate Impact Investing. What is it and how to build a career in it?

Episode 3 of The Social Change Career Podcast explores the links between sustainability and investing with with Zach Stein. Zach is the co-founder of Carbon Collective which utilizes finances to solve climate change.  This episode explores his journey from starting in composting as a warm farmer to co-founding Carbon Collective, the world's leading robo-advisor for sustainable investing. Take a look how you can link your investments to addressing climate change while also striving for a strong positive return.

If you are seeking to explore how to link your finances to social impact (which should be all of us as we only have one planet) or if you are interested in building a career in this growing sector, take a listen to this awesome episode.

Zach began his post-college career with a fellowship on an urban farm. That spun out to worm farming, which led him into aquaponics, then aquaculture with his first tech startup, Osmo Systems. And in 2020, Zach set out to build a new climate company to better collectivize individual climate actions. He has the pleasure of working on it with his oldest friend as his cofounder, James. Zach currently lives in the East Bay Area with his wife and son.

The episode was recorded April 12th, 2022.  Interested in watching it? Click here for the Linkedin video or go to PCDN's Youtube channel.

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