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Impact on Record

August 28, 2017

When I bring up impact investing (or sustainable investing or ESG) with my peers in my day job I tend to get polite nods and blank expressions.  There has been the occasional eye roll as well.  I don’t blame them for their reactions.  I have to admit that I’ve suppressed an eye roll myself...

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Shaping a Creative Future: A Conversation on Sustainability and Innovation

July 20, 2017

This past March, I gleefully found myself walking the runway at Prada Headquarters in Milan. No, I was not making my modeling debut (I lack the stature for that) but was instead participating in Sharing A Creative Future, a conference organized by The Prada Group, Yale SOM, and Politecnico di...

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Hedge Fund Case Study: Understanding the Role of Hedge Funds in Large-Scale Pension Plans

March 31, 2016

Top hedge funds, one of the largest pensions in the world, respected consultants, and renowned academics; these are just some of the people I interviewed in the past semester.  I am part of a small group of research assistants to Professor Goetzmann for his forthcoming International Center for...

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