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Why invest with a racial or gender equity lens?

  • Posted by Wilda Wong
  • On March 24, 2021
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Catalyst of San Diego & Imperial Counties recently sat down with our Director of Investor Relations Heather Marie Burke to discuss impact investing with a racial or gender equity lens.

“Gender lens and racial justice investing are no longer a case that needs to be made, but an approach that is sought after and becoming a fundamentally necessary approach for any impact investing strategy,” said Heather. “We are very intentional about engaging in the inclusive finance ecosystem in ways that complement, challenge, and advance our work.”

We need more individuals thinking and acting in ways that take into account the dynamics of intersectionality—a framework that civil rights activist and lawyer Kimberlé Crenshaw coined—to provide a lens through which you can see where power comes and collides, where it interlocks and intersects.

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