Episode 42

Morgan Simon on Changing the Culture of Money

Apr 5, 2022

Jeff Shafer, CEO of CommonGood Capital, is joined by Morgan Simon, founding partner of Candide Group and author of Real Impact: The New Economics of Social Change, to chat about how growing up in a highly segregated Los Angeles taught her to look at money differently, her advice for RIAs who don’t see the value in pursuing Impact Investments for their clients, the difference between solidarity and charity, the dilemma of a “more is better” mindset and much more.

A New Lens with CommonGood Capital
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#42 - Morgan Simon on Changing the Culture of Money
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Morgan Simon
Founding partner of Candide Group
Morgan has influenced over $150B and is a regularly sought out expert on impact investing. Her first book, Real Impact: The New Economics of Social Change has been featured everywhere from Harvard Business School to the United Nations. Prior to Candide Group she was the founding CEO of Toniic, a global impact investment network, co-founder of Transform Finance, a non-profit organization building a bridge between finance and social justice, and also founding ED of the Responsible Endowments Coalition, educating and organizing over 100 campuses across the country.

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