With chaos and tumult defining the news lately, it’s inevitable that major changes will impact the socially responsible investment industry in 2018.
Impact investing occurs any time there is a deliberate decision to achieve both a financial return and an ancillary social and/or environmental benefit from the investment opportunity.
One of the questions we keep asking is if sustainability is so great for companies why we don’t see more investors paying attention to it. After all, socially responsible investing (SRI) still represents only 1...
It’s no longer “sustainable investing” – it’s simply smart investing for an increasingly uncertain future
People outside the “green” professional community are increasingly recognizing that companies’ environmental performance is linked to financial performance.
CSR stories of 2012 are really just mainstream stories – have we reached a tipping point? (Part two)
In Part Two of a two-part series, we look at corporate influence on the debt debate, Wal-Mart’s credibility woes, Superstorm Sandy’s disaster capitalism, and Chevron’s attack on shareholder activists.
Leading US campaigner Bill McKibben's Do the Math tour urges divestment for environmentally and socially responsible funds.
The latest shifts in the corporate sustainability agenda are coming from a powerful source – and one that was virtually absent from the scene just some years back. From changes in the nature of corporate commun...
Last week, the New York Times reported on a growing trend in campuses across the U.S. – college students are demanding that their university endowment funds rid themselves of fossil fuel stocks. Energized by Bi...