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Make Every Dollar Count: Is Your Cash Sleeping with the Right Partners?

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by Annie McShiras, Investment Associate, Self-Help Federal Credit Union 

Impact investing has emerged as a major force in philanthropy. Last year the Global Impact Investing Network conducted a survey showing that the estimated value of the impact investing sector doubled between 2017 and 2018, increasing from $114 Billion to $228 Billion in assets under management. The rise of impact investing signals a shift from a “do-no-harm” approach to a demand for investments that actively produce measurable positive social and environmental outcomes.

10 Reasons “Good Enough” Won’t Be Good Enough for Brands in 2018

Latest report reveals how global businesses can—and must—take the lead on environmental and social issues.
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ — A revealing new report shows the future of sustainability is now in the hands of worldwide brands, their consumers, and the NGOs holding them accountable.

What Can The Abolitionists Teach Us About Climate Change

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At the Paris climate conference (COP21) late last year, 195 countries adopted the first-ever universal, legally binding global climate accord.

Ecocentricity Blog: What's a Nimby?

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I don’t know who first mentioned the acronym to me, but I thought it was brilliant when I heard it. Way better than YOLO or FOMO. That’s “you only live once” and “fear of missing out” for the readers out there who are wise enough to spend their time on better things than keeping up with the latest hip acronyms.

Responsible Stewardship of Native American Assets

How the Oneida Tribe honors today & tomorrow
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By Susan White, a citizen of the Oneida Nation in Wisconsin and Director of Oneida Trust and Enrollments

GSU, CDC and Plastic Pollution Coalition Announce the 2015 Welch Symposium- Plastic GYRE: Artists, Scientists and Activists Respond

John Lanier, Foundation Executive Director to Speak at Event
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John Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation will be speaking at this conference at 1:00 p.m. on March 26th along with Foundation friend, Scott Seydel who will represent the Sustainable Packaging Coalition and Elemental Impact.  Advisory Board Member, Laura Turner Seydel will be participating in the 3:00 p.m. panel on the 26th, along with Foundation friends, Olivia and Carter Ries of One More Generation.  On Friday, March 27th, Foundation friend, Rashid Nuri of Truly Living Well will participate in the 1:45 Session, discussing social justice as it applies to food systems.

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John Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation will be speaking at this conference at 1:00 p.m. on March 26th along with Foundation friend, Scott Seydel who will represent the Sustainable Packaging Coalition and Elemental Impact.  Advisory Board Member, Laura Turner Seydel will be participating in the 3:00 p.m. panel on the 26th, along with Foundation friends, Olivia and Carter Ries of One More Generation.  On Friday, March 27th, Foundation friend, Rashid Nuri of Truly Living Well will participate in the 1:45 Session, discussing social justice as it applies to food systems.

ASID Foundation Names Healthy Building Network Winner of $100,000 Research Grant

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via officenewswire, January 27, 2011

The American Society of Interior Designers Foundation (ASID Foundation) has awarded $100,000 to the Materials Research Collaborative, a two-year project of the Healthy Building Network (HBN). The Foundation received proposals from more than 60 interior designers, scientists and educators for projects focusing on how interior design improves human behavior.

Environment, Social and Governance Factors Merge in Climate Justice

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In what could be climate justice's first legal case to proceed to the circuit courts, the plaintiffs are using the same  argument that worked against the tobacco companies, conspiring to spread false scientific information, against some of the nation’s largest producers of oil, gas, and electric power.  The Native Alaskan Community Kivalina is built on melting permafrost and its 400 members and 107 buildings have to be relocated, at a cost of $95-400 million. The fact that the case has proceeded so far is yet another validation that that CSR factors — E, S and G — are inextricably linked.

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In what could be climate justice's first legal case to proceed to the circuit courts, the plaintiffs are using the same  argument that worked against the tobacco companies, conspiring to spread false scientific information, against some of the nation’s largest producers of oil, gas, and electric power.  The Native Alaskan Community Kivalina is built on melting permafrost and its 400 members and 107 buildings have to be relocated, at a cost of $95-400 million. The fact that the case has proceeded so far is yet another validation that that CSR factors — E, S and G — are inextricably linked.

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