Finalists for EthicMark® Advertising Award 2012: Announcement at KnowPhest Festival and Conference in Los Angeles

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NEWS RELEASE Finalists for EthicMark® Advertising Award 2012 Announcement at KnowPhest Festival and Conference in Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA — October 13, 2012 – Patagonia and TOMS shoes are the two finalists in the for-profit category for the 2012 EthicMark® Award for advertising that “uplifts the human spirit and …

When and Why Foundations Should Blur the Line Between Profit-making and Charity

kristy Community Development Solutions, SRI/ESG News

A recent New York Times article on program-related investing highlighted the $10 million equity stake the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation took in Liquidia Technologies. Some in the foundation world are concerned that the investment blurred the line between profit-making and charity. We and our Braintrust advisor Stephen Viederman say …

Sunlight Foundation Wants You to Check Your Influence

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NEW TOOL LETS YOU SEE HOW YOUR EVERYDAY (AND HOLIDAY) SPENDING IMPACTS POLITICS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30, 2010 Contact: Gabriela Schneider 202-742-1520 WASHINGTON, DC – The Sunlight Foundation today launched Checking Influence, a web tool that analyzes your online bank or credit card statement to reveal how your everyday spending …