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

Jay Owen Sustainability News, Nature/Biomimicry

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 …

NATURE’S FORTUNE TOUTED BY FORMER GOLDMAN DIRECTOR By Ellie Winninghoff

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

NATURE’S FORTUNE TOUTED BY FORMER GOLDMAN DIRECTOR By Ellie Winninghoff “We love nature, but we make it sound like a luxury.” That’s how Nature Conservancy president and CEO Mark Tercek, formerly a managing director at Goldman Sachs, opened his remarks earlier this month at a gathering at Town Hall in …

Green Funds That Merit The Name

kristy SRI/ESG News, Resource Efficiency

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 …

California Signs Flex Corp and B Corp into Law

kristy Advisors' Forum

From Ellie Winninghoff, Ethical Markets Advisory Board “California Governor Jerry Brown Sunday night, Oct. 9, 2011, signed into legislation a new corporate form that marries money and mission. The idea is to allow social enterprises, which are often organized as nonprofits or for-profit/nonprofit hybrids, to access capital from mainstream investors. …