Investors Urge FCC to Adopt Net Neutrality Rules, Reclassify Broadband Internet

  For Immediate Release July 14, 2014 Investors Urge FCC to Adopt Net Neutrality Rules, Reclassify Broadband Internet Under Title II For immediate release July 14, 2014   NEW YORK – A group of investment firms and foundations with widely-diversified investment portfolios today called upon the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) …

Verizon to Publish Reports on Government Requests for Data; Shareholders Call on AT&T to Follow Suit

  For Immediate Release December 19, 2013 Verizon to Publish Reports on Government Requests for Data;   Shareholders Call on AT&T to Follow Suit In a victory for shareholders concerned about the role of telecommunications companies in government surveillance programs, Verizon Communications announced that it will begin to publish regular reports on …

Fundamentals of Sustainable and Responsible Investment

Ethical Markets highly recommends this course ! Hazel Henderson, Editor Fundamentals of Sustainable and Responsible Investment is a new introductory resource for investment advisors and other financial professionals who want to learn the basics of sustainable and responsible investment. It offers a unique blend of instruction and scenario learning that will …

SRI Conference 2013: The Future of Investing

  The Future of Investing Please mark your calendar and plan to attend The SRI Conference—the oldest and largest gathering of Sustainable, Responsible, Impact (SRI) investors and investment professionals in North America. Join us for the 24th annual SRI Conference: October 28-30, 2013, at The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Agenda Tracks: ? …

SJF Ventures Raises $90MM Third Fund, Tripling Size of Previous Fund

SJF Ventures Raises $90MM Third Fund, Tripling Size of Previous Fund SJF Ventures is a venture capital fund focused on delivering superior financial returns through investments in high-growth, positive impact companies. SJF has a fourteen-year successful record of assisting visionary and talented management teams in building industry-leading firms. SJF provides strong expertise …

Open Internet Proposal at Verizon Wins 24.1% of Shareholder Vote

  For Immediate Release May 2, 2013  Open Internet Proposal at Verizon Wins 24.1% of Shareholder Vote _________________________   Concerns about FCC Lawsuit, Business Risks Prompt 3-fold Increase in Votes from 2012   NEW YORK – About one-quarter of all Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) shareholder votes were cast in favor of …

Verizon Shareholder Proposal on Open Internet Supported by Leading Proxy Advisor

  For Immediate Release April 17, 2013 Verizon Shareholder Proposal on Open Internet Issues  Receives Support from Leading Proxy Advisor ISS A shareholder proposal asking Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) to issue a report about the risks confronting the company because of its positions on net neutrality and open Internet …

Investing in Indian Country’s Pine Ridge Reservation

The pioneering Lakota Funds, which brought micro-loans and business training to Indian country, is launching a credit union By Ellie Winninghoff Imagine a reservation the size of Connecticut with 30,000 people living on it who have no access to banking services–and which is ringed by predatory payday lenders. That’s how …

Implementing Corporate Responsibility and Free, Prior, and Informed Consent

JOIN US At the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues For our workshop on “Implementing Corporate Responsibility and Free, Prior, and Informed Consent” May 16, 1:15PM-2:30 PM North Lawn Building, Conference Room 1 The United Nations, 1 UN Plaza, New York, New York ***YOU MUST RSVP TO [email protected] BY MONDAY, …