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From Wall Street to SRI: Former Goldman Sachs Exec Invests in Triple Bottom Line

(3BL Media and Just Means) - When the bottom fell out of the economy in 2008 and Scott Sadler found himself without a job, he seized the opportunity to make a shift in his career; a change he would not have considered previously. Sadler had developed a solid career in finance and had worked at the VP level with Wachovia Bank and more recently, with Goldman Sachs.

Bringing Women into Africa’s Growth Story

(3BL Media and Just Means)- Yasmin Belo-Osagie and Afua Osei’s paths first crossed when they worked together at McKinsey & Company. But the idea to start a pitch competition and entrepreneurial training organization for women-owned, African companies was birthed a few years later during a women’s conference.

Wall Street Investment Firms Promote Socially Responsible Investing

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Impact investing represents a growing segment where the investors back businesses that combine both financial and social returns. The number of investment funds that incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors has gone up from just 55 in 1995 to 925 in 2014, registering a growth of 1,600 percent. The total value of assets invested in such funds has also increased from $12 billion in 1995 to $4.3 trillion in 2014.

CPA Canada Helps Companies Steer the Corporate Sustainability Agenda

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The accountancy profession has increasingly evolved beyond the core function of providing accounting services. Accountants can help businesses identify cost-cutting opportunities through energy efficiency, and draw attention towards the strategic marketing and brand building benefits inherent in pursuing an agenda of corporate sustainability.

Exclusive Q&A with Audrey Choi, CEO, Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing

If you think that sustainable investing requires a trade-off around performance, Morgan Stanley's Audrey Choi wants to change your mind.

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