“Business has an enormous opportunity to be a force for good,” says Lisa Cooper, Founder & CEO of Figure 8 Investments. “We try to live that every day in how we run this firm... and to encourage companies small and large to own that too.”
In this episode, you’ll learn:
The inspiring story behind Figure 8 Investments [14:30]
The most common misconceptions people have around investments [24:00]
Lisa's top tips for anyone who wants to start investing [32:30]
About Lisa Cooper
Lisa is the CEO & Founder of Figure 8 Investments. She has worked in sustainable and impact investing before people even started using those terms. For over three decades, she has been a trailblazer in the ESG investing space, managing portfolios for high net worth and institutional investors at Smith Barney Asset Management (now Clearbridge Investments) in New York and Trillium Asset Management, based in Boston, before founding Figure 8 in 2016.
Figure 8 is an SEC-registered investment advisory firm founded in 2016, with a diverse staff hailing from three continents, speaking six languages, and having earned decades of investment experience. From their headquarters in Boise, Idaho, Figure 8 manages hundreds of millions of dollars for clients across 20+ states.
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