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Sustainable Investing: The Enduring Revolution

Outlook for 2020 and Beyond
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by Leslie Samuelrich, President of Green Century Funds 

The climate crisis is precipitating a sustainable investment revolution, and I think that revolution will endure in 2020.

When the environmentally-responsible mutual fund company that I lead was founded in 1991, the average investor was not concerned about sustainability. Times have changed. Nearly 80 percent of respondents to a recent study said that they “love the idea of investing in companies that care about the same issues” as them. This isn’t just lip service.

Ceres Launches New Center to Accelerate Efforts to Transform Capital Markets and Drive Wholesale Action on Climate Crisis

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  • Multi-million center aims to move financial regulators and asset owners to address climate change as a systemic financial risk and spur large-scale behavior and systems change
  • Announcement comes as nonprofit organization marks its 30th year of building bold sustainability leadership and galvanizing innovative solutions throughout the economy 
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  • Multi-million center aims to move financial regulators and asset owners to address climate change as a systemic financial risk and spur large-scale behavior and systems change
  • Announcement comes as nonprofit organization marks its 30th year of building bold sustainability leadership and galvanizing innovative solutions throughout the economy 

CSRHub’s Cynthia Figge Speaking at Future in Review 2019

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Future in Review Oct. 8-11, 2019 at The Lodge at Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA, A Strategic News Service Presentation

CSRHub’s CEO and co-founder Cynthia Figge will be speaking on a panel discussing Scalable Technologies for the Climate Crisis.

As Climate Crisis Looms, Businesses Should Manage Water Challenges Locally

New publication launched at World Water Week offers guidance to increase water security
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STOCKHOLM, August 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ — A new publication released today at the World Water Week in Stockholm offers guidance for companies on improving long-term water security.

Ecocentricity Blog: These Words Are in Style

By: John A. Lanier
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I want the issues of our time (environmental or otherwise) to be reported on accurately, and the terms used by reporters and journalists matter when it comes to conveying correct information.

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I want the issues of our time (environmental or otherwise) to be reported on accurately, and the terms used by reporters and journalists matter when it comes to conveying correct information.

Climate Crisis Provides Chance to Make Society Fairer

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By Carol Pierson Holding

The evening after Thanksgiving, I turned on NBC Nightly News with the avuncular Brian Williams, expecting frothy stories about turkey dinners and children’s dreams coming true. Instead, I got a line-up that started with Ray Rice’s exoneration by the NFL, complete with clips of him beating his wife-to-be, then one on shoppers fighting over merchandise at a Black Friday event, followed by protests against Ferguson’s grand jury decision not to prosecute police officer Darren Wilson.

Amanda Eaken on the Rise of Collaborative Consumption

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With the climate crisis staring us right in the face, the need to transform our daily routines has become increasingly apparent. A part of the solution may be a new twist on the very old concept of sharing things, it’s called collaborative consumption. We’ve seen how peer-to-peer networks allow us to share and buy goods and services from each other, and now that same concept is being applied by communities all over the world as a more efficient way to get around.

Steve Almond Pt. 1: On Magical Thoughts

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Magical thinking. According to the McGraw Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine, this is a condition, “similar to a normal stage of childhood development, in which thoughts, words or actions assume a magical power, and are able to prevent or cause events to happen without a physical action occurring.” 

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