Solving climate change through financial services, with Aspiration CEO Andrei Cherny

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Solving climate change through financial services, with Aspiration CEO Andrei Cherny

In this conversation, we chat with Andrei Cherny, Co-Founder & CEO ofAspiration, a budding financial services platform for people who want to save the planet by neutralizing their carbon footprint. Their mission is massive, with ~5 million members making a difference in the fight against climate change. Andrei combines a background as an advisor to some of America’s top companies, the co-founder and president of a media start-up, a financial fraud prosecutor, a historian, a White House aide, a Navy reserve officer, and a nationally-recognized economic policy expert. Andrei has provided strategic counsel to companies such as Intel, Qualcomm, and Bank of America. He has worked with Elizabeth Warren to help start the successful fight for the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. A former Clinton White House aide, he was the youngest White House speechwriter in American history. More specifically, we touch on American public policy and politics, speechwriting for Al Gore, The amalgamation of political theory and public legislation and environmental policy and a lack of trust by consumers in financial institutions lead to the founding of Aspiration Bank, and so so much more!

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