Responsible investment is the basis of this collection focusing on those investors, of all sizes, embracing sustainability principles and practices integrating people, the environment, and prosperity into their investment strategies.
Many of the videos in this collection come from interviews conducted at annual Ceres conferences. The Ceres investor Network represents the move towards social and environmental investing sometimes referred to as "impact investing."
The Global Impact Investing Network is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing.
Social Responsible Investing (SRI) another useful term and, as noted in Wikipedia, "is also known as sustainable, socially conscious, green or ethical investing. Basically we look at is investment strategy which seeks to consider both financial return and social good."
The Global Reporting Initiative, GRI, is a non-profit organization that works towards a sustainable global economy by providing sustainability reporting guidance. In short, the group working towards a measurement that incorporates social, environmental and economic elements. Investors look to GRI reports for risk assessment purposes.
As reported 11/14/12 by Bloomberg, "Hospitals, retirees, pensions, banks and religious institutions used sustainable and responsible investing (SRI) strategies for $1 out of every $9 invested in the U.S. at the end of 2011. Total investments guided by such strategies increased six-fold since 1995.
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Can Do Attitudes by Mindy Lubber
Mindy Lubber, President of Ceres, sat down with 3BLMedia at the Ceres Conference (April 2012) to share her belief that collaboration between conference attendees will lead to sustainable solutions. Mindy also talks about the Ceres "Road to 2020" best practices report, and how different companies' compliance measures up.
Related to the Ceres Conferences is our special collection, Investing and Sustainability.
EarthSayer Mindy Lubber
The Corporate Sustainability Yearbook 2015 by RobecoSAM
The Possibilities for a Public Bank in Seattle (Public Forum Panel)
Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative by The Global Compact
Zurich's progress in green investing by Cecilia Reyes
What is fossil fuel divestment and why does it matter? The Guardian
Carbon Disclosure and Investing by Stephen Donofrio
Investor Guide to Engage Food Sector on Sustainability Risks
Investor Summit on Climate Risk: Jens-Christian Stougaard
Banks Step up their Sustainability Commitment by John Howell
Sustainability in Investment Strategies by Jack Ehnes
Shifting Culture Towards Equity
Building Constituencies for Change with Peter Kinder
Risks and Opportunities interview with Anne Simpson, CalPERS
Canadian GRI Reporting by Michael Jantzi
Investor Summit on Climate Risk with Denis Duverne, AXA
Risk and Opportunities with Ian Simm of Impax
The Rise of Responsible Investment by James Gifford
Why We Should Own the Banks by Ellen Brown
The Investment Logic for Sustainability by Chris McKnett
Socially Responsible Investments Reach $8.7 Trillion
Government Reporting Initiative (GRI) by Yolanda Banks
How to Build Better, More Resilient Cities with Judith Rodin
Social Impact of Investing by Josh Humphreys