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The Film by Two Women That Has Wall Street Talking

Bloomberg Reports
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Originally posted on bloomberg.com

Hollywood hasn't released a notable female-led film set on Wall Street for 27 years. Not since Mike Nichols's 1988 comedy Working Girl—starring Melanie Griffith as a plucky wannabe banker with "a mind for business and a bod for sin"—has a major film focused on a woman navigating the combative, competitive, and outright cutthroat offices at the center of the business world.

Morgan Stanley's Sustainable Investment Themes 2016

Audrey Choi shares her insights
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Sustainable Investing Themes for 2016: ESG Integration, Climate Change and Inequality 

by Audrey Choi, CEO of Morgan Stanley’s Institute for Sustainable Investing

Bloomberg Markets Strategies Guide 2016: ESG Performance

Keeping Tabs on Your ESG Performance
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This originally appeared in Bloomberg Markets Magazine

Getting a handle on environmental, social, and governance information has become more crucial for investor relations officers and other corporate executives. A lot of money is invested in accordance with ESG-related guidelines these days. The 1,380 institutions that have signed the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Investment, for example, oversee $59 trillion of assets.

2016: The Year Ahead

An Insightful Look at the Economy and the Election
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(From the Economy to the Election how should careful investors proceed)

By Amy Domini, founder of Domini Social Investments and partner in The Sustainability Group

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?

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