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Investing in Our Nation’s Future: No One Left Behind

By Will deHoo Founder & Executive Director, FoolProof Foundation and the Walter Cronkite Project
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Walter Cronkite was the legendary CBS anchorman known as “The most trusted man in America.” In 2003, 84-year-old Walter took me, then 23-years-old, on the first of many spins on his sailing vessel, the Wyntje. We talked constantly while tacking our way through the mountain-bordered waters of the British Virgin Islands.

Reflections From a Field Builder: The Next 25 Years of SRI Investing

The Unstoppable Growth of Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing
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by Lisa Woll, CEO, US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment 

While offering the standard disclaimer that past performance is no guarantee of the future, I nevertheless offer some predictions for, and reflections about, the future of sustainable and impact investing. 

Scotiabank CSR Perspectives: Fintech Empowering Customers

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Fintech innovation is continually addressing how to improve the way banks serve their customers. As technology shapes how we interact in our daily lives, Scotiabank is committed to collaborate with and seamlessly exceed the needs of their customers to make them better off.  Identifying opportunities where fintech can be used to better serve our customers is at the core of Brad Roach’s position as Scotiabank’s Senior Fintech Specialist in Enterprise Innovation in Digital Banking.

Barclays Pioneers: Redefining the Sharing Economy

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'The sharing economy' is one of the hottest topics in the business world, but do we really understand what the term means? Ian Rand, CEO of Business Banking at Barclays, believes it’s time for a new definition based on mutual success and growth.  

Banks have been on a long journey. It started more than 300 years ago in the coffee shops of Lombard Street when they began ‘matching’ suppliers with consumers, buyers with sellers, importers with exporters, and – crucially – those who had capital they wanted a return on, and those who wanted to use that capital.

Millennials Are Coming and They Want Sustainable Investments

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Originally posted on Bloomberg

"Everyone is always so curious about millennials,” says Audrey Choi, chief executive officer of Morgan Stanley’s Institute for Sustainable Investing. “Especially in this space.”

Community Development & Revitalization - How It's Done

A dialogue on Impact Investing
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A Dialogue on Community Development and Impact Investing: Featuring Ron Phillips and Ellen Golden of CEI

Ron Phillips is the founding CEO of Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI), the Community Development Corporation (CDC) and Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) based in Maine. He will be stepping down from CEI in July 2016 after 38 years. Ellen Golden is the Senior Vice President for Corporate Development and Managing Director of CEI Investment Notes. She is stepping down this month after 37 years with CEI.

Six Ways To Engage Internal Stakeholders In Your Citizenship Strategy

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Kirsty Britz, Director of Group Citizenship at Barclays offers her tips on engaging internal stakeholders in creating a new strategy – and wants to hear yours

By Kirsty Britz, Director of Group Citizenship at Barclays
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Kirsty Britz, Director of Group Citizenship at Barclays offers her tips on engaging internal stakeholders in creating a new strategy – and wants to hear yours

Shared Value Creates Opportunities For Business. But How Do You Get There? Just Ask Diane Eshleman.

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Barclays has created a new role to reflect its ongoing commitment to citizenship. I catch up with the recently appointed Diane Eshleman to find out her plans for the next phase of the strategy.

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Barclays has created a new role to reflect its ongoing commitment to citizenship. I catch up with the recently appointed Diane Eshleman to find out her plans for the next phase of the strategy.

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