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The Social Impact Now! Podcast highlights social changemakers creating a positive impact in communities. We’ll hear stories of community-led innovation, entrepreneurship, and bringing an equity lens to impact investing and conscious capital. Topics covered include social entrepreneurship, sustainability, democratizing access to capital and more. Episodes are posted monthly on Wednesdays.

Structural racism, the ecosystem & unaccredited investors in Impact Investing

February 4, 2017

On this episode of Social Impact now, we'll be talking to Susan Hammel President and Founder of Cogent Consulting Inc. and Executive in Residence for impact investing at the Minnesota Council on Foundations. Cogent Consulting is also leading the charge to map the Twin Cities impact investing ecosystem.  On today's show we'll discuss a stark incident of structural racism in impact investing, how other communities can embark on mapping their own eco-system, as well as the untapped opportunities of corporate and unaccredited investors in the impact investing space. Edited for time.