It's not easy being green. And we all know that it is not easy "making green." But in the future it will be.
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If you're knowingly invested in companies contributing to human rights abuses, you're complicit. But like Norway, you can avoid that complicity by selling your shares in the problematic company.
To end global poverty, I am wary and weary of people who want to "do good." How about more people who want to "do smart"?
The market is neither a bargain nor a balloon-waiting-to-bust. What this implies is that stocks will rise if the earnings at underlying companies rise. And it looks like they will.
This article was co-authored by Maria Umbach and Marc Stoiber of Maddock Douglas, a leading innovation agency based in Chicago. Thanks go to Michael J...
Hawken oversees the Highwater Global Fund, founded on the premise that if a small number of companies set out to do the most possible good, they will do very, very well in the long run.
Increasingly, people are choosing to put their money where their values are, and that sentiment isn't lost on money managers. Just this week, the firs...
Although the electronics industry can't solve this issue alone, we at HP believe that addressing conflict minerals is a natural extension of our existing efforts.
The Chamber of Commerce is dead wrong on climate change, and dead wrong on cap-and-trade legislation.
I don't have to convince the Bangladeshis of the potential of their country. They are keen to change the world's negative perception of Bangladesh; a high-profile, luxury eco resort could do just that.
The economy is growing stronger and stocks are not overvalued. Washington, however, is not giving us a feel-good experience, and psychology matters.
I see a lot of encouraging news out there. Though GDP growth may continue to suffer, I believe we have again achieved a backdrop against which stocks should be able to trade on underlying earnings.
For the vast number of people who feel it is unethical to help fund genocide, the decision to vote in favor of the Vanguard shareholder proposal is an easy one.
The recent rally has allowed us to breath. No one is predicting a V-shaped recovery, which I find interesting. It sure has looked like one so far.
It seems hard to believe, but 92% of companies' stock prices are not at their low point for the trailing year. So before letting the headlines set the tone, consider some of the underlying indicators.
Workers and savers end up footing the bill for Wall Street's bonuses and Fed-crimes against the dollar.
Is it worth paying a premium to invest in a socially responsible mutual fund? The securities industry thinks so. Some of these funds have front end sa...
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