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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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Government Reporting Initiative (GRI) by Yolanda Banks

Canadian marketplace and sustainability reporting is discussed by Yolanda Banks, Senior Advisor, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Export Development Canada (EDC). EDC provides Canadian exporters with financing, insurance and bonding services as well as foreign market expertise.  She references GRI, Global Reporting Initiative, guidelines and their use in looking at those companies the EDC is considering for investment purposes.

 

TORONTO, October 31, 2012 /3BL Media/

EarthSayer Yolanda Banks

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