Episode 17

#17 The Good Your Money Can Do: Conscious leadership, stakeholder capitalism and 100% impact portfolio

Esther Pan Sloane is speaking with Eva Yazhari, CEO of the Beyond Capital fund, co-host of the Beyond Capital podcast, founder of the Conscious Investor magazine, and author of the book The Good Your Money Can Do. In this episode, we talk about the biggest obstacles to investors considering investing in the least developed countries. We also review the concept of conscious leadership and stakeholder capitalism, and whether a hundred percent impact portfolio approach is feasible or desirable.

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Capital Musings is the Podcast show of the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)

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United Nations Capital Development Fund

The UN Capital Development Fund makes public and private finance work for the poor in the world’s 45 least developed countries (LDCs).

UNCDF offers “last mile” finance models that unlock public and private resources, especially at the domestic level, to reduce poverty and support local economic development.

UNCDF pursues innovative financing solutions through: (1) financial inclusion, which expands the opportunities for individuals, households, and small and medium-sized enterprises to participate in the local economy, while also providing differentiated products for women and men so they can climb out of poverty and manage their financial lives; (2) local development finance, which shows how fiscal decentralization, innovative municipal finance, and structured project finance can drive public and private funding that underpins local economic expansion, women’s economic empowerment, climate adaptation, and sustainable development; and (3) a least developed countries investment platform that deploys a tailored set of financial instruments to a growing pipeline of impactful projects in the “missing middle.’’