Tag: Impact Investing

Reflections on Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing in 2016

By Lisa Woll, CEO, US SIF and US SIF Foundation

The demand for sustainable and impact investing is growing — investors now consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors across $8.72 trillion of professionally managed assets, a 33 percent increase since 2014.

Money managers and institutional investors are scrutinizing an array of concerns—including climate change, weapons production, human rights and corporate political spending and lobbying—across a broader span of assets than in 2014. A diverse group of investors is seeking to achieve positive impacts through such strategies as corporate read more

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How to Shut Up, and Other Lessons From the Godfather of Impact Investing – Jed Emerson

By Amber Nystrom, Conscious Company magazine (Nov/Dec 2016)

After decades of pioneering the “how” of impact investing, Jed Emerson wants us to shut up and ask “why” and other the deep questions about values.

If you want to know what Jed Emerson thinks about impact investing or social entrepreneurship, read his seven books or one of his numerous papers. He took a lot of time to write them, so the least you can do is get up to speed before asking for his input. Of course, his perspective has already evolved since writing them; it’s always evolving. It will have evolved between when he spoke to Amber Nystrom in August 2016 and when read more

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