The Henderson-Schumacher Library at Ethical Markets Media hosted a meeting of SRI pioneers to mentor emerging leaders in SRI, co-convened with Ethical Markets’ Advisory Board member Susan Davis, president of Capital Missions.
From November 18-20, 2011, the international group engaged in a 2 ½ day conversation on Transforming Finance 2.0, picking up from the Transforming Finance meeting held the previous year.
Participants in attendance:
Ben Bingham, 3 Sisters Capital
Katherine Collins, Honeybee Capital
Susan Davis, Capital Missions Company,USA andEcuador
Amy Domini, Domini Social Investments
Alisa Gravitz, Green America
Joyce Haboucha, Rockefeller & Co.
Hazel Henderson, Ethical Markets Media
Wendy Holding, Loring, Wolcott & Coolidge
Alan Kay, author, founder of Autex
Leland Lerhman, Fund Balance, LLC
Christopher Lindstrom, Slow Money Institute
Terry Mollner, Trusteeship Institute, Inc.
Ann Partlow, Earthrise Capital
Kathleen Paylor, Conscious Capital
Rosalinda Sanquiche, Ethical Markets Media
Wayne Silby, Calvert Group,Beijing
Sarah Stranahan, New Economy Network
Katie Teague, Storm Cloud Media
Stuart Valentine, Centerpoint Investment Strategies
Georgette Wong, Take Action! Impact Investing
Jane Ambachtsheer of Mercer International,Canada
Rinaldo Brutoco, World Business Academy
John Fullerton, Capital Institute
Matthew Kiernan, founder of Innovest and Inflection Point Capital, Canada
Charly and Lisa Kleissner, KL Felicitas Foundation
Alice Tepper Marlin, president, SA International
Chandran Nair, Global Institute for Tomorrow,Hong Kong
Nick Parker, founder and chair, Cleantech,Canada
Steve Schueth, First Affirmative Financial Network
Don Shaffer, RSF Social Finance
Tessa Tennant, founder of ASrIA,Hong Kong
Michaela Walsh, founder, Women’s World Banking
Bob Zevin, Zevin Asset Management
Building on the Transforming Finance initiative and statement of 2010 that finance is part of the global commons and must return to serving people, their communities and the Earth, the group committed to continue their pioneering reforms, collaborating across disciplines, institutions and generations.
Katie Teague of Storm Cloud Media videotaped Hazel Henderson in dialogue with many of the participants, creating nine new TV programs which will air on www.ethicalmarkets.tv. Topics include the politics of money, bypassing Wall Street, cooperation over competition, the future of SRI, reforming Fannie and Freddie, transitioning to the global green economy and bold initiatives to reform banking.