SRI Pioneer Amy Domini Takes Impact Investing to the Public Markets

By Ellie Winninghoff SRI pioneer Amy Domini last week celebrated the launch of Nia Global Solutions (Nia), a new type of portfolio that takes impact investing into public stock markets. Co-founded with Oakland-based Kristin Hull, a seasoned entrepreneurial philanthropist and impact investor, Nia consists of narrowly focused firms whose sole …

GreenMoney: 2014 Outlook for Socially Responsible Investing (SRI)

  2014 Outlook    for Socially Responsible Investing (SRI)  by Amy Domini, Founder & CEO of Domini Social Investments     What lies ahead for responsible investors during 2014? Certainly new products, particularly those that are cleaner or more local, certainly a more predictable stock market, and probably enhanced interest in the value …

SVN Fall Conference 2013, October 17-20

  Social Venture Network Announces 2013 Innovation Awards Winners   Meet the next generation of world-changing entrepreneurs   August 7, 2013 – San Francisco – A soccer ball that never deflates. A sandal that sends girls to school. A piece of paper that keeps food from spoiling. From refrigerators to …

Letter and Petition to USG on NSA Surveillance

President Barack Obama The White House Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Office of the Director of National Intelligence The Honorable Harry Reid Senate Majority Leader United States Senate The Honorable John Boehner Speaker of the House United States House of Representatives The Honorable Patrick J. Leahy Chairman Committee …

GreenMoney Celebrates 20 Years of Sustainable Business and Investing

Congratulations to GreenMoney on 20 years covering sustainable business and investing and for visualizing a great 20 years of sustainable investing to come.  Thank you for including our “Statement on Transforming Finance Based on Ethics and Life’s Principles” in your 20th Anniversary Edition.  ~Ethical Markets Editor In celebration of GreenMoney …

Taking the Measure of the New Metrics Conference, Philadelphia 2012

by Paul Glover For 222 years, American stock exchanges have measured success by larger numbers, regardless of capital’s social and environmental impact. The bottom line has been the top line. During recent decades, though, corporations have been kicked from behind by vigilant citizens demanding government regulations, then nudged from within …

HENDERSON-SCHUMACHER LIBRARY HOSTS MEETING OF SRI PIONEERS

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, …

Supreme Court’s Shocker Makes CSR Key Buttress of Democracy

From CSRwire.com Talkback Jan. 25, 2010 Is the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. FEC to treat corporations as “persons” a debacle for democracy — or an opportunity for corporate social responsibility? Hazel Henderson of Ethical Markets has some creative answers. By Hazel Henderson If the worldwide movement for …