Investing and Sustainability

About This Collection

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.

Curated by mokiethecat

Social Impact of Investing by Josh Humphreys

Published on Sep 15, 2016

Joshua Humphreys 
President and Senior FellowJoshua Humphreys is the inaugural President of Croatan Institute.  He also serves as Board Chair and Senior Fellow of the Institute. An historian and social critic, Dr. Humphreys is a leading analyst of the social and environmental consequences of finance capitalism and an outspoken advocate for social equity, ecological resilience, and economic democracy.

SOCAP16 - At The Intersection of Money and Meaning
Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA
September 13-16, 2016

EarthSayer Josh Humphreys

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