Editor’s Note: This interview in our Feminist Giving IRL series features Catherine Berman, CEO and Co-founder of impact investment platform CNote.
1. What do you wish you had known when you started out in your profession?
Question what others deem impossible.
2. What is your current greatest professional challenge?
Education. We see values-based investing as a game-changer for both investing and creating a more sustainable, equitable world. We spend a lot of time helping investors and donors learn about the measurable difference they can make with their investments without sacrificing returns or operational ease. Many of us grew up learning the only way to support the causes and communities we care about was through grants. That is no longer the case. We see impact investing as an important opportunity to double-down on the causes you care about and a way to authentically represent your values with every dollar; where you spend, where you donate, and where you invest.Read More