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Impact Investing

 

Socially responsible investing that produces triple bottom line results

 
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Research: Tiny Cues Trigger Altruism

A mere hint of affiliation is sufficient to increase helping.

By Alana Conner | Winter 2010
 
WHOLE EARTH
DISCIPLINE:
An Ecopragmatist
Manifesto
Stewart Brand

An Environmental Provocateur

Whole Earth Discipline: An Ecopragmatist Manifesto by Stewart Brand

Reviewed By Denis Hayes | Winter 2010
 

Research: The Business of Bribery

A new study from Indonesia shows that extortionists respond to market forces in much the same way as do lawful businesspeople.

By Alana Conner | Winter 2010
 

What’s Next: Keeping an Eye on Parks

ParkScan, an interactive Web tool, enages residents as park monitors.

By Suzie Boss | Winter 2010
 

What’s Next: Out-Greening Your Neighbor

Nobody wants to be the biggest energy hog on the block.

By Suzie Boss | Winter 2010
 
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Q&A: Jeff Raikes

Jeff Raikes takes over the Gates Foundation at a turbulent time when philanthropic resources are down and social needs are up.

By Eric Nee | 4 | Winter 2010
 
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Shades of Green

Social networking tools reveal that there is an intricate web of relationships between business and environmentalists, which if developed could benefit the environmental movement.

By Andrew J. Hoffman | 3 | Spring 2009
 
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Offsetting Green Guilt

Voluntary carbon offsets allow people to invest in projects that allegedly counteract their greenhouse gas emissions. But can voluntary offsets help slow global warming? Or are offsets a way for consumers to buy their way out of bad feelings?

By Matthew J. Kotchen | 6 | Spring 2009
 

Review: The New Capitalists

THE NEW CAPITALISTS: How Citizen Investors Are Reshaping the Corporate Agenda by Stephen Davis, Jon Lukomnik, and David Pitt-Watson

Reviewed By Jarrett Spiro | Winter 2007
 

Investing in Change

Calvert Community Investment Notes take social investing mainstream.

By Vinay Jain | 2 | Spring 2006