Category Archives: Sustainable Investing

Climate Skeptics’ Arguments Crushed By Global Bank

The TakeAway: Deutsche Bank powerfully rebuts arguments used by climate deniers, and snubs US for lagging on climate policy and clean energy investments. Climate deniers faced another massive debunking of their flimsy claims in last Tuesday’s release of a white … Continue reading

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Finance Offers Meeting Point for Discussion With Islam

The TakeAway: The CSR and SRI communities can discover shared values with Islamic finance over goals of sustainability, prosperity, and justice. The frenzy surrounding a Southern preacher’s threat to burn the Koran – on the eve of the ninth anniversary … Continue reading

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NOTABLE PEOPLE: Bob Monks and the Battle to Change Corporate America

The TakeAway: Bob Monks believes new corporate governance reforms fall short, but digital tools can help advance accountability goals. Robert A.G. Monks has a long history of pioneering work on corporate accountability.  From his tenure as first Department of Labor … Continue reading

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Say Hello to AfricaSIF!

The TakeAway: The Africa Sustainable Investment Forum adds a new chapter to the history of using finance for social progress that started in South Africa. Most people think the US-based divestment movement toppled apartheid in South Africa.  The reality is … Continue reading

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Make Money by … Saving the World: The Biosphere Economy

The TakeAway: We can flip the equation of economic growth through environmental damage, to global prosperity through ecological healing. Evidence of human assault on our fragile biosphere abounds this year: Pakistani floods and Russian drought and wildfire (all related to … Continue reading

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