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2016: A Pivotal Moment for Responsible Investing

The Bridge from Wall Street to Main Street
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by John Streur, President and CEO of Calvert Investments

Walking Off Wall Street

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by Don Shaffer

I have read the Wall Street Journal cover-to-cover nearly every business day for the last 20 years. It’s been a central part of my financial education, and has allowed me to research a myriad of topics that I did not immediately understand. Steadily, I have increased my knowledge of highly specialized financial structures and concepts.

Natural Capital - Why the Nature Conservancy Works with Wall Street

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Impact Investing: Aligning Capital with the Conservation of Nature 

By Mark R. Tercek, President and CEO of The Nature Conservancy

Today's environmental challenges are bigger than ever. And a rapidly growing population coupled with climate change will only exacerbate current threats. Big challenges like these will require bold solutions. The environmental movement must try new approaches and scale up our work so it’s bigger, better and faster.

Reforming Electronic Markets and Trading

by Hazel Henderson
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Computer-driven financial markets on unregulated electronic exchanges programmed by algorithms now dominate Wall Street, along with high-frequency trading (HFT).  The infamous “Flash Crash” in May 2010, driven by electronic trading, caused stocks in many 401Ks to suddenly fall to pennies and recover in split seconds.  Small investors lost confidence, pulling some $70 billion out of stock markets.

Guest Post: Sandy Creates US Climate Hope?

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As I watch the revealing impact of the storm in the US and the power of nature wreaking havoc on the financial heartland of the US I wonder if we are witnessing the pivotal moment in the US climate change debate?

FTSE4Good Index Adds 11 U.S. Companies; Wyndham Reduces Carbon Footprint; Toronto Sustainability Series Presents Forum on Wall Street - CSR Minute for September 28, 2012

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Eleven U.S. companies have been added to the FTSE4Good Index. Among them are Direct TV, Ecolab, Equifax, Health Care REIT, Tiffany and Company, The Hillshire Brands, DaVita, and Waste Management. The FTSE4Good Index Series has been designed to objectively measure the performance of companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards.

The Dangerous Debt Ceiling Dance

The Politics of Economics and more tall tales...
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This past week, the words of founding father, Thomas Jefferson came to mind: “The credit and fate of the nation seems to hang on the desperate throes and plunges of gambling scoundrels.” That was 1792 and over two centuries later, we are still held hostage to the throes and plunges of scoundrels. Shocking as it may be to contemplate, America has been levered up since its inception. Somehow we have become the world’s greatest economic power despite this. Alexander Hamilton believed that debt was actually good for the nation and banked our future on it.

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This past week, the words of founding father, Thomas Jefferson came to mind: “The credit and fate of the nation seems to hang on the desperate throes and plunges of gambling scoundrels.” That was 1792 and over two centuries later, we are still held hostage to the throes and plunges of scoundrels. Shocking as it may be to contemplate, America has been levered up since its inception. Somehow we have become the world’s greatest economic power despite this. Alexander Hamilton believed that debt was actually good for the nation and banked our future on it.

A Yogi’s Lessons on Greed

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Bhakti Yoga world-renowned spiritual leader, Radhanath Swami teaches American and western capitalists at Milken Insitute, Stanford, Harvard, Princeton how to overcome greed and find peace in service and love.

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Bhakti Yoga world-renowned spiritual leader, Radhanath Swami teaches American and western capitalists at Milken Insitute, Stanford, Harvard, Princeton how to overcome greed and find peace in service and love.

Bernie Madoff, Richard Feynman, and the Financial Crisis - By Larry Furman

Lawrence J. Furman, MBA in Managing for Sustainability, is an alum of the Marlboro College Graduate School. Furman writes about energy, the economy, and the environment for Popular Logistics and is working to shift the energy paradigm from unsustainable f
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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.
 

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.
 

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