The SRI Conference

The SRI Conference  – on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing serves thought leaders, investors, and investment professionals in the ESG, Shareowner Advocacy, and Impact Investing space. Together, we are catalyzing the shift to a more socially equitable and environmentally sustainable economy. Now in our 27th year, The SRI Conference continues to …

Information: The Great Leveler

By Hazel Henderson, World Affairs Apr-Jun 2001 Reforming money systems and extending money-free, information-based barter trading systems The multiple causes of poverty and inequality – lack of adequate food, shelter, healthcare, education, geography, climate and culture – have been examined from many disciplines. In this piece from 2001, they form …

WATCH: Black churches join the climate fight. The tide is about to turn!

“The Black church has always joined hands with other faith traditions and stood on the front lines as they did in Selma, Alabama, fifty years ago. Now it’s time to take on climate change.” –Reverend Ambrose Carroll, Green For All Fellow + Green The Church Founder People of all faiths …

A Humanist Economics

”  I have long supported  Louis and Patricia Kelso’s  ground-breaking work , now newly relevant as automation and the digitizing of ever more sectors of our economy proceed more rapidly.   We thank the Kelso  Institute for sending us this fine article from THE HUMANIST,  Hazel Henderson, Editor”     A …

A new series on Economic Impacts of Workers’ Capital:

  October 9, 2014 Here’s your Heartland E-Journal Thursday Morning Espresso!  This morning we bring you a new series on Economic Impacts of Workers’ Capital: Economic Impact Investors’ Corner Workers’ capital is the retirement savings and pension funds invested in global capital markets to provide long-term financial returns to worker …

Push for New Pact on Climate Change Is Plagued by Old Divide of Wealth

Push for New Pact on Climate Change Is Plagued by Old Divide of Wealth By JUSTIN GILLIS and CORAL DAVENPORTSEPT. 20, 2014 President Christopher J. Loeak of the Marshall Islands outside his home after tidal flooding. Credit Giff Johnson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images At 1 p.m. on Sunday, tens of …

How Measuring The Economy Differently Could Increase Gender Equality

Every three months, the government takes the temperature of the economy by releasing Gross Domestic Product, or GDP, figures. GDP goes up: the economy is supposedly healthy. GDP goes down: there’s a bug (or an all-out contagion, as during the Great Recession). But GDP — which adds up the value …

Reviving the small cap IPO market with Reg A Crowdfinanced Offerings

Exclusive Invitation In December 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted to propose rules updating the framework to the existing Regulation A offering. As mandated by Title IV of the JOBS Act, the SEC’s proposed rules would raise the Reg A offering threshold from $5 million to $50 million in …

Be Prepared – For a LOT More Solar by 2025 | The Energy Collective Daily

Be Prepared – For a LOT More Solar by 2025 | The Energy Collective Daily     Be Prepared – For a LOT More Solar by 2025 Posted: 11 Sep 2014 09:00 AM PDT 2025 may sound a ways off, but it’s only 11 years away. What will the world …