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Ecofin Strives to Make a Positive Impact Without Compromising Returns

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by Brent Newcomb, President of Ecofin

Ecofin is a sustainable investing specialist dedicated to climate action, social impact and water.

First, climate action is the drive to reduce emissions, and includes both the energy transition and waste transition.  This means conventional categories such as solar, wind, hydro and batteries, in addition to the electrification of transport, energy efficiency, waste-to-value (recycling) and waste-to-energy (cleaner fuels such as renewable natural gas).

Native Americans Investing in Restorative Agriculture and Economics

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by Theo Ferguson of Healing Living Systems 

As White House National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy espouses, we need to think in systemic terms when tackling our collective challenges — COVID, economic downturn, seeking social justice to heal racism, and climate change — these are all challenges that must be approached together. Our best guides — environmentally, socially, in governance practices and economically — are still our Indigenous brothers and sisters.

The Evolution of DEI at Deckers Brands

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GOLETA, Calif., June 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Deckers Brands (NYSE: DECK), a global leader in designing, marketing and distributing innovative footwear, apparel and accessories, today announced the recipients of their annual $500,000 donation to support social and racial justice, along with a comprehensive year in review of their Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) corporate initiatives.

Oberlin College & Conservatory Unveils Far-Reaching Sustainability and Social Justice Initiatives

Report captures a community dedicated to environmental stewardship, social engagement, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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Oberlin College and Conservatory’s first Environmental and Social Responsibility Report shares the many ways in which students, faculty, staff, and the broader Oberlin community are working together to inspire the world we need.

7-in-10 Americans Say It Shouldn’t Take a Tragedy for Companies to Care About Social Justice Issues

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7-IN-10 AMERICANS SAY IT SHOULDN’T TAKE A TRAGEDY FOR COMPANIES TO CARE ABOUT SOCIAL JUSTICE ISSUES, ACCORDING TO NEW PORTER NOVELLI RESEARCH

The 2021 Porter Novelli Business & Social Justice Study found that Americans continue to expect more from companies when it comes to taking a stand on social justice issues.

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7-IN-10 AMERICANS SAY IT SHOULDN’T TAKE A TRAGEDY FOR COMPANIES TO CARE ABOUT SOCIAL JUSTICE ISSUES, ACCORDING TO NEW PORTER NOVELLI RESEARCH

The 2021 Porter Novelli Business & Social Justice Study found that Americans continue to expect more from companies when it comes to taking a stand on social justice issues.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E9: Dr. Mai Nguyen, The Design Lab & The Filene Research Institute

Credit Unions as a Catalyst for Social Justice
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Dr. Mai Nguyen talks about the power of design thinking and how it’s being applied to financial institutions like credit unions to advance economic empowerment and social justice. Director of the Design Lab at UCSD and a Filene Research Institute Fellow, Mai has dedicated her career to addressing systemic discrimination and policies that create inequities in access to capital, housing, and more.

Women of Color - The Investment Opportunity of This Century

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by Catherine Berman, CEO and Co-founder of CNote 

Many of us have come to realize that racial equity requires much more than intentional conversations and thoughtful grants. These are important efforts and should not be discounted, but they are not panaceas. There is a moral imperative to address the disparities experienced by Black and Brown men and especially women in the US with action and systems change.

Now Is the Moment for Women Advisors and ESG Investing

The Forthcoming $30 Trillion Wealth Transfer to Women
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by Theresa Gusman, Chief Investment Officer of First Affirmative Financial Network 

An enormous transfer of wealth is underway in America that presents an historic opportunity for the financial services industry and specifically for women advisors and customized ESG investing. Female advisors – though they are outnumbered by their male counterparts by more than four to one – are better positioned to guide the clients on the receiving end of this transfer.

When Everyone Is an Activist: New Benevity Data Shows the Corporate World Did, in Fact, Deliver on Purpose in 2020

In light of the global awakening to the power of social justice movements, Benevity’s inaugural report sheds light on the state of corporate purpose and the fast-changing ESG landscape
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CALGARY, Alberta, April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/-- Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today released its inaugural State of Corporate Purpose, a first-of-its-kind report from Benevity Impact Labs that takes a comprehensive look at the ESG landscape as business continues to be the most trusted institution.

Honoring Black History Month by Healing Ourselves and Our Communities

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What if we were deeply committed to a world that worked for all? What if instead of simply honoring the legacy of those who came before us – the ones who struggled and fought for recognition of their most basic human rights – we took our efforts a step further and decided to become good ancestors ourselves?

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