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.
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Stopping the Rebuttal: The Future of Sustainability with Jennifer N. Coombs |
|June 28, 2018
After ten years in the financial services industry in New York City, Jennifer Coombs created the financial blog GradMoney.org to educate novice and experienced investors about taking control of their own investments and financial lives, as well as keeping investments mindful and sustainable. In November 2015, she delivered her first TEDx Talk entitled "Investing for a Better World: Using Wall Street to Implement Social Changes” in Jersey City, New Jersey. Presently, she works full time as an Associate Professor at The College for Financial Planning and she is the lead instructor of the Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS) and the Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor (CMFC) designation programs. TEDxClarksonUniversity
EarthSayer Jennifer Coombs
How to Build Better, More Resilient Cities with Judith Rodin
Sustainability in Investment Strategies by Jack Ehnes
Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative by The Global Compact
Investor Summit on Climate Risk: Jens-Christian Stougaard
Socially Responsible Investments Reach $8.7 Trillion
The Possibilities for a Public Bank in Seattle (Public Forum Panel)
Zurich's progress in green investing by Cecilia Reyes
Shifting Culture Towards Equity
Investor Guide to Engage Food Sector on Sustainability Risks
Building Constituencies for Change with Peter Kinder
Government Reporting Initiative (GRI) by Yolanda Banks
The Investment Logic for Sustainability by Chris McKnett
What is fossil fuel divestment and why does it matter? The Guardian
Risk and Opportunities with Ian Simm of Impax
Investor Summit on Climate Risk with Tom DiNapoli
The Corporate Sustainability Yearbook 2015 by RobecoSAM
The Rise of Responsible Investment by James Gifford
Risks and Opportunities interview with Anne Simpson, CalPERS
Can Do Attitudes by Mindy Lubber
Carbon Disclosure and Investing by Stephen Donofrio
Social Impact of Investing by Josh Humphreys
Banks Step up their Sustainability Commitment by John Howell
Why We Should Own the Banks by Ellen Brown
Investor Summit on Climate Risk with Denis Duverne, AXA
Canadian GRI Reporting by Michael Jantzi