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John Lennon Said It Best: 'Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed'

John Fullerton | Posted 09.30.2014 | Business
John Fullerton

I was floored by this Saturday's New York Times article, "Seeing a Supersize Yacht as a Job Engine, Not a Self-Indulgence." I was amazed not only by how the subject of the article, Mr. Jones, rationalized his extraordinary consumption habits, but also by the mere fact that the article was published.

Momentum Builds for 100 Percent Impact Investment Movement

Don Shaffer | Posted 07.02.2014 | Impact
Don Shaffer

When I first started working in impact investing, the field's challenges were foundational: refining the concept, finding suitable investments, figuring out how to measure impact, even determining what to call the concept.

Transcending the Tension Between Climate Change and Inequality

John Fullerton | Posted 03.31.2014 | Green
John Fullerton

The tension can be simplified into a question: Is inequality more important or is climate change more important?

Harvard and Brown Fail Moral Leadership Exam

John Fullerton | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
John Fullerton

At a time when institutions of business and government continue to fail society, two of our leading academic institutions missed the opportunity to provide essential moral leadership on the most pressing challenge ever faced in the history of human civilization.

Why I Marched Against the XL Pipeline

John Fullerton | Posted 04.22.2013 | Green
John Fullerton

My daughter and I joined an estimated 50,000 demonstrators in Washington D.C. marching against the XL Pipeline that would connect the Canadian Tar Sands to American refineries. After a half century on this planet, I took to the streets. Here's why.

Of Guns, Whales, Freedom, and Justice

John Fullerton | Posted 03.18.2013 | Business
John Fullerton

Like the disaster of 9-11, Newtown points to a larger and more profound societal instability that defines our transitional era.