Wells Fargo’s five-year financial commitment will primarily focus on environmental sustainability, economic empowerment, and diversity and social inclusion
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.
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.”
The Impact on People, Planet and Corporate Profits
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.
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.
Meiklejohn guest blogs for Wells Fargo Environmental Forum
Once the largest Native settlements in southcentral Alaska, Eklutna was physically and culturally fragmented by a railroad, a highway, a granite quarry and dams that ended salmon runs on its rivers. The community endured through these challenges and is now turning the corner to restore a key area for the benefit of both their environment and culture.
When Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, the celebrations can range from the more serious, such as celebrating the peace between the Pilgrims and Native American Indians and the harvest that brought an abundance of food, to the not-so-serious, such as watching football and planning a roadmap of the shops to visit on Black Friday.