In episode 33 of the Investing in Impact podcast, I speak with Michael Pellman Rowland, Impact Expert and Board Member at Baseline Wealth Management, on the future of food technology and how it helps mitigate the threats of climate change.
Topics we discuss around the future of food technology:
- Cellular Agriculture
- Regenerative Agriculture
- Plant Based
- Indoor Growing
- Vertical Farming
- Food technology policy
- Global hunger
Michael previously worked as a Senior Vice President in wealth management for 15 years at Morgan Stanley in New York. He specializes in portfolio management, financial planning, and impact investing.
Michael graduated with an economics degree from Hamilton College and has held Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Accredited Domestic Partnership Advisor (ADPA) designations. He is an active thought leader in impact investing and was recently included in the inaugural list of Forbes Top Millennial Wealth Advisors. He is passionate about food technology, sustainability, and has a column on Forbes.com that covers the ‘future of food.’ Michael and his wife dedicate a large part of their free time to animal welfare.
About Baseline Wealth
Baseline’s mission is to make a difference for their clients, while also delivering financial returns. Environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations can help decide where best to invest. By putting ESG factors at the heart of their investment process, the company believes they can generate outcomes for clients while also addressing some of the greatest challenges on Earth.
Baseline has developed a robust in-house expertise on ESG investments, and apply this knowledge to client portfolios so that it aligns perfectly with financial and personal goals. As an extension of this initiative, the company leverages its expertise in Impact investing, sourcing unique and bespoke investment opportunities that are positively reshaping the world as we know it.
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