"We're in a super difficult moment. We need to reimagine capitalism," Henderson, a professor at Harvard Business School, and member of the Ceres’ board of directors, said in her opening remarks at Ceres 2020.
by Jaxon Love, Global Lead, Environmental Sustainability
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This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Given the current environment, many of us may be inclined to skip the April 22nd occasion, but the COVID-19 crisis should not deter our focus and the opportunity to shine a light on the threats and challenges facing our planet. While we must continue to recognize and support our political leaders, medical workers, first responders, and everyday people as they take unprecedented measures to control the virus outbreak, we must also look toward the future to ensure a healthy, thriving planet.
Is the accurate measurement of outcomes a pre-requisite for impact investing, or does too much focus on the precision of measurement act as a barrier to progressing the wider impact story?
We are experiencing a transition to an era where total social benefit is becoming an increasingly important metric for the perceived value of products and services. Consequently, the investment industry is risking its enduring relevance and credibility by assessing and subsequently rewarding success through solely financial metrics.
GRI welcomes continued commitment to achieving the EU Green Deal
April 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The ‘bold leadership’ shown by the EU in re-committing to the European Green Deal, even as the coronavirus pandemic is being tackled, has been recognized by GRI chief executive Tim Mohin.
As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, personal finances and purchasing habits have changed abruptly and dramatically for nearly everyone. More people are working – and buying – from home. Many are spending more consciously, while others, sadly, are facing unemployment, furloughs or a reduced income.
Seventh Generation donates to Whole Planet Foundation to fund microloans for the world’s poorest people - mostly women - living in communities where Whole Foods Market sources products. How does it work?