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

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

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