#3 Overcoming Challenges

What’s one aspect of your own internal work you’re going to commit to doing and by when? Please describe why it’s part of your most important work. Currently we are working to incorporate the CST principles more fully into our underwriting and due diligence process for our impact investing strategy. Adding this criteria will helpContinue reading “#3 Overcoming Challenges”

Apis

I appreciated Peter’s openness to continue in an informal way the discussion regarding Apis & Heritage. This is one of the benefits I have found to this workshop, the willingness for people to share their knowledge rather than keep to themselves. I would welcome the further discussions.

Module : Reactions to Overcoming Challenges

What’s one aspect of your own internal work you’re going to commit to doing and by when? Please describe why it’s part of your most important work. I am going to commit to pursuing earlier closes for emerging managers that meet the CST values. All too often institutions drag their feet when evaluating emerging managersContinue reading “Module : Reactions to Overcoming Challenges”

Week 3 Reflection and Action Commitments

First off, I want to say thank you for this amazing cohort. I really am appreciating it. This week, I was particularly inspired and impressed by the CAC Financial Philosophy document and case study. It was beautiful to see an organization take the time to slow down and articulate their values and then let theirContinue reading “Week 3 Reflection and Action Commitments”

Module 2: CST Framework for Cooperatives

Question: Does the framework offered here (4 principles and then 12 questions for diligence) help you? What would you change? Where would you take it further? How would you apply it to your context? I really appreciate the straight-forward outline of the 12 CST questions to ask and the four principles to center your investmentsContinue reading “Module 2: CST Framework for Cooperatives”