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.
As reported 11/14/12 by Bloomberg, "Hospitals, retirees, pensions, banks and religious institutions used sustainable and responsible investing (SRI) strategies for $1 out of every $9 invested in the U.S. at the end of 2011. Total investments guided by such strategies increased six-fold since 1995.
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What is fossil fuel divestment and why does it matter? The Guardian
What is fossil fuel divestment and why does it matter? | Keep it in the ground
Climate change can be tackled using a very simple idea – divestment. It means taking your money away from companies involved in extracting fossil fuels. Published on Mar 23, 2015 by The Guardian.
Carbon Disclosure and Investing by Stephen Donofrio
How to Build Better, More Resilient Cities with Judith Rodin
Shifting Culture Towards Equity
The Rise of Responsible Investment by James Gifford
The Corporate Sustainability Yearbook 2015 by RobecoSAM
Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative by The Global Compact
Why We Should Own the Banks by Ellen Brown
Banks Step up their Sustainability Commitment by John Howell
Risk and Opportunities with Ian Simm of Impax
Investor Summit on Climate Risk with Denis Duverne, AXA
The Investment Logic for Sustainability by Chris McKnett
Zurich's progress in green investing by Cecilia Reyes
Investor Summit on Climate Risk: Jens-Christian Stougaard
Sustainability in Investment Strategies by Jack Ehnes
Government Reporting Initiative (GRI) by Yolanda Banks
Social Impact of Investing by Josh Humphreys
The Possibilities for a Public Bank in Seattle (Public Forum Panel)
Can Do Attitudes by Mindy Lubber
Canadian GRI Reporting by Michael Jantzi
Building Constituencies for Change with Peter Kinder
Risks and Opportunities interview with Anne Simpson, CalPERS