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The impact of money - Chad Spitler, Third Economy, Blackrock
What impact does your money have? How does an environmentalist end up at BlackRock and then in sustainable investing? Chad Spitler, Founder and CEO of Third Economy, shares his journey.
THE IMPACT. Chad:
- Is on a mission to make sustainable investing mainstream
- Founder and CEO of Third Economy, a sustainable investment advisory
- Helped establish BlackRock’s Investment Stewardship and Sustainable Investing teams, as a Managing Director at the world’s largest asset manager
THE JOURNEY. In our conversation, we explore:
- How an environmentalist went into investing
- The difference between ESG and impact investing, and a framework to analyze sustainable investments
- The responsibility of large asset managers like BlackRock, and the origins of the CEO letter
- The challenge of disclosure to understand the impact of big vs. small companies
A big thanks to Chad. You can follow his work on @eco4ces.