Minnesota is famous for its Midwestern modesty. Despite all efforts to stay under the radar, our philanthropic community is leading the nation once again. In fact,...read more
Event Name: Emerging Impact Investing Strategies for Rural Communities Sponsor: Mission Investors Exchange Date: 2/9/17 Location: Webinar Cogent Attendee: Eric White Key Takeaways Rural...read more
Giving locally makes a lot of sense. We’re lucky in Minnesota to have one of the most generous communities in the country and world.* We also...read more
This month I was going to write about gender lens investing. I had a lot to share about all the research that shows that companies with 3 or...read more
Imagine my surprise when a hedge fund manager invited me to a retreat of the “Gratitude Railroad” rather than the typical finance conference centered on topics...read more
Top of my mind these days is investing in line with Diversity, Equity, Inclusion values. Many institutions promised bold moves after George Floyd was murdered. Who is following through and doing this well? Racial justice requires new pathways for capital flows. I’m excited to be part of the McKnight Foundation’s Groundbreak Coalition, aiming to deploy $2b in flexible capital over 10 years to disrupt the status quo. In Minnesota we are a generous state, a charitable state, a hard-working state: we need to try new approaches to create that famous quality of life for all. We are leading a session on Place Based Impact Investing at the Mission Investors Exchange conference in Baltimore. Reach out if you’ll be there so I can include you in the informal MN meet-ups.