Native Americans

Impact Investing With Native Entrepreneurs in the Indigenous Economy

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March 1st Edition Overview: As I read through the articles for this March 1st edition by so many esteemed contributors, I am struck by the progress that we have made together in this field. Our work has led us all to consider individually and collectively the frameworks and practices necessary to implement a just transition with and for Indigenous Peoples. - Carla Fredericks, Guest Editor

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March 1st Edition Overview: As I read through the articles for this March 1st edition by so many esteemed contributors, I am struck by the progress that we have made together in this field. Our work has led us all to consider individually and collectively the frameworks and practices necessary to implement a just transition with and for Indigenous Peoples. - Carla Fredericks, Guest Editor

Wells Fargo Commits $50 Million to American Indian/Alaska Native Communities

Wells Fargo’s five-year financial commitment will primarily focus on environmental sustainability, economic empowerment, and diversity and social inclusion
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Wells Fargo has committed $50 million over the next five years to help address the economic, social, and environmental needs of American Indian/Alaska Native communities. The company will expand philanthropy programs, work to improve products and services that meet the financial and banking needs of American Indian/Alaska Native communities, award grants to national nonprofits serving these communities, and help create a greater awareness of their culture, history, and contributions.

Exploring Portland's Rich Native American & Indigenous History

By Josh Leake, Executive Director & Co-Founder, Portland Film Festival
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November is National Native American Heritage Month, and here in Portland, Oregon, we are celebrating the artistic contributions from the American Indian and Indigenous community with this year’s Portland Film Festival (PDXFF).

Feminist Stakeholders, the Dakota Pipeline and ESG Investing

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by Rebecca Adamson, Native American economist, Founder and President, First Peoples Worldwide 

“The fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline has implications beyond the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. It is a fight for everyone who wants clean air, clean water, and gender equality. As governments increasingly prove incapable or unwilling to protect these things, citizens are turning to the market and the market is responding.” 

Respecting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The Impact on People, Planet and Corporate Profits
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GreenMoney Interview Series: Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples interviewed by Steven Heim, Managing Director of Boston Common Asset Management

Introduction by Steven Heim, who is a Managing Director at Boston Common Asset Management.

Brad Pitt Makes it Right for Native Americans

A new approach to housing for Indigenous Peoples
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By Jason Campbell, founder and CEO of Arete Development Group

In spite of my lack of writing prowess I have chosen to share a story that in many ways parallels one that many of us are familiar with: the story of David and Goliath. Before we follow the path of David and before we identify Goliath, I would first like to share my story.

Responsible Stewardship of Native American Assets

How the Oneida Tribe honors today & tomorrow
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By Susan White, a citizen of the Oneida Nation in Wisconsin and Director of Oneida Trust and Enrollments

Getting Dirty: Oil, Gas, Mining and Sex

Indigenous Rights and the Extractive Industry
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By Rebecca Adamson (Cherokee), an Indigenous economist, founder and President of First Peoples Worldwide

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