Home Matters by Susan Hammel, CFA, Founder and CEO Cogent Consulting PBC We need to come together (from a distance) now more than ever as we...read more
This article was originally published by Minnesota Council on Foundations in Giving Forum Magazine’s Spring 2019 Edition Written by Susan Hammel, CFA Call me Pollyanna but...read more
This interview was written by Nicole Melancon and originally appeared on the Impact Hub MSP’s Blog Making an Impact: Susan Hammel, Cogent Consulting Susan Hammel is...read more
This article by Mission Investors Exchange originally appeared on the Mission Investors Exchange blog in May 2017 A Closer Look at the Minnesota Collaboration Mission Investors...read more
How to Launch a Collaborative Fund By Eric White, CAIA and Susan Hammel, CFA, Cogent Consulting Ever since we launched the Minnesota Impact Investing Initiative in...read more
Right now I’m hopeful: more people are getting vaccinated every day, gender and racial equity remains top of mind for all even though a year has passed since the murder of George Floyd, and more money is moving into making a positive social and environmental impact. After getting my start in impact investing in the 1990s with Prudential Financial headquarters in Newark, New Jersey, I’m particularly excited to see other corporations join the party. Many investors are requesting “education to action” engagements, which is also a change from just a few years ago. And social entrepreneurs like Kate Mortenson of iPondr, the gener8tor team, and Dr. Paul Johnson of Brown Venture Group, the heart of why we do the work we do, well, they continue to inspire me with their tenacity and brilliance.