Energy Trend Tracker: Warren Buffett says he’d like to double down on the $15 billion he already has invested in clean energy.

Time again for another summary update of items we’ve added to our Energy Trend Tracker <http://www.resource-media.org/energy-trend-tracker/> . There doesn’t appear to be any slowing on momentum in stories that continue to show the superiority of clean energy over coal. Since our last update in late April, here’s a capsule of some the best …

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 …

FOLLOW THE FISH! Spencer Beebe is helping to build the 21st century deep green economy in the Pacific Northwest. By Ellie Winninghoff

FOLLOW THE FISH   Spencer Beebe is helping to build the 21st century deep green economy in the Pacific Northwest.   By Ellie Winninghoff   If rainforests are so important, why doesn’t anybody worry about the rainforest of the Pacific Northwest? That’s a question that plagued Spencer Beebe when he …

The Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign Has Colleges Weighing The Stakes

“It’s wrong to profit from wrecking the planet.” That’s what thousands of young people are saying across the U.S. who are demanding their colleges and universities strip fossil fuel investments from their endowment portfolios. They are arguing with passion — and a considerable amount of organizing savvy — that the …

Green Funds That Merit The Name

January 06, 2012 Green Funds That Merit The Name By Ellie Winninghoff What do the California Institute of Technology and Weber State University have in common? Both universities are using a portion of their endowment to invest in capital-intensive energy efficiency efforts on campus. These schools are among 50 other …