EP16 S6: How to Change the World via Impact Investing with Howard Fischer

Summary & Key takeaways

The haves versus the have nots.  Can you do good using the market? Can you produce structural, long -term positive social change using investing and private capital? “How do I even dare to ask such questions and heck yeah” are Howard Fischer’s answers to my capitalist-skeptical questions.  And watch me sweat as do an honest effort to understanding how you can change the world through impact investing.

In Episode 16 of Season 6, Howard walks us through his successful career in the finance and investing world and then his shift into becoming one of the most influential figures in impact investing to date.

Howard founded Basso Capital Management in 1994 and is currently its CEO and also he is co-founder of the Gratitude Railroad, an investing firm focused on educating, inspiring and capitalizing capital into positive impact investments.

Howard is an avid biker and share a deep passion for compost and imperfect produce.

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Key Links:  

Basso Capital Management

Gratitude Railroad

1% for the Planet

Harvard Advanced Leadership Initaitive

 

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