Dollars and Change Podcast
Changing Societal Behavior with Damon Centola, Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania
Damon Centola, Associate Professor in the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, joins hosts Sandi Hunt and Sherryl Kuhlman to discuss his book “How Behavior Spreads”—a look into how changes in societal behavior occur. His findings offer insights for those looking to harness networks for social change.
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Investing in Refugee Entrepreneurs in East Africa
Wharton’s Katherine Klein talks to Julienne Oyler, co-founder and CEO of the African Entrepreneur Collective, which helps micro, small, and medium businesses across East Africa.
Thursday, June 16, 2022
How Companies and Capital Can Be Forces for Good, with Jean Case, Founder of For What It’s Worth
Jean Case is a business leader, philanthropist, and author who served as a senior executive at AOL before launching The Case Foundation in 1997. She is also creator of “For What It's Worth,” a weekly newsletter to demystify impact investing, and the author of Be Fearless: 5 Principles for a Life of Breakthroughs and Purpose. On this Dollars and Change episode, Jean talks with Wharton’s Katherine Klein about finding purpose and reaching beyond your bubble.
Monday, April 4, 2022
The Hard Work Ahead to Realize the Promise of ESG Investing, with Vit Henisz, Wharton Professor and Founder of the Wharton ESG Analytics Lab
Vit Henisz, the Deloitte & Touche Professor of Management at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, discusses ESG investing today – the increasingly popular practice of considering companies’ environmental, social, and governance performance and practices when deciding whether and where to invest. Measuring ESG well is difficult and many ESG investment products don’t live up to the hype. What will it take for investors to realize the financial benefits and impact of ESG investing?