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How Exxon Taught Me That Shareholders Can Change the World

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by Gabe Rissman Co-Founder and President, YourStake.org 

I rose to the podium, looked Exxon then-CEO Rex Tillerson in the eye, and spoke. “Why does Exxon fund climate-denying organizations, when you publicly support a carbon tax?” Tillerson deflected the question at the time: “we would never impinge on ALEC’s free speech.” D’oh. Two years later, in July 2018, Exxon ceased funding ALEC, the climate change denying organization I highlighted.

Elizabeth Heider, Skanska USA Chief Sustainability Officer, Appointed to International Living Future Institute Board of Directors

Living Building Hero brings board expertise and green building thought leadership to the International Living Future Institute.
Press Release

SEATTLE, January 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) announced today that Elizabeth (Beth) Heider, Chief Sustainability Officer, Skanska USA, has become a member of the Board of Directors.

PYXERA Global Announces New Board Members

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WASHINGTON, D.C., March 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- PYXERA Global is pleased to announce that Ladan Manteghi, Global Partner Network Director at the Social Progress Imperative, and Kavilash Chawla, Partner at Baton Global have joined its board of directors.

CECP Joins NACD in Call to Board of Directors to Elevate Dialogue on Corporate Culture

Purpose-driven corporate culture can facilitate efforts to achieve long-term organizational goals
Press Release

NEW YORK, October 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CECP: The CEO Force for Good is echoing a call made by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) for boards of directors to take a proactive approach in overseeing company culture.

Common Impact Expands Board of Directors to Lead New Stage of Growth

Two newly appointed Directors bring expertise in social sector investment and product development.
Press Release

NEW YORK, June 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Common Impact, a nonprofit organization that pioneered corporate skills-based volunteering, has appointed two new members to its Board of Directors: Kevin Cavanaugh, vice president at Smarter Workforce, IBM and Jihye Gyde, a senior associate at Nonprofit Finance Fund. 

Major Drivers and Trends in SRI Investing Growth

Sustainable Responsible Impact Investing Grows 33% in 2 Years
Blog

In recent years, numerous trends have shaped the evolution and growth of SRI within US financial markets:

A Business Framework for Global Impact

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by John Hodges, managing director, Infrastructure and Finance, BSR (Business for Social Responsibility) 

Taproot Foundation Announces the Election of New Co-Chairs to the Board, Kellie Krug and Sarah Mankowski

Press Release

New York, August 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Taproot Foundation announces the election of new Co-Chairs Kellie Krug and Sarah Mankowski to its Board of Directors.

Kellie Krug joined the board in 2014, serving most recently as the chair of the Development Committee and has been an active member of the Marketing Task Force.

Sarah Mankowski joined the Taproot board in 2014, serving most recently as the Chair of the Governance & Nominating Committee and has been an active participant in the HR Task Force.

Are You Ready to Invest in Women?

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By Kathleen McQuiggan, Senior Vice President of Global Women's Strategies for Pax World Management LLC and Managing Director of Pax Ellevate Management LLC 

Imagine walking into your first Wall Street job, fresh out of college, ready to take on the world. That was me twenty-five years ago when I boldly entered the world of finance as a sales assistant for two institutional brokers. At the time I knew nothing about investing or client service, but I knew that it was a fantastic opportunity to learn and it was an environment in which I could thrive – so I was all in. 

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