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Local Investing for Impact: A New Tool for Place-Focused Foundations

By Deb Markley Senior Vice President, LOCUS Impact Investing
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After decades of working at the intersection of community development, philanthropy and community economic development, we see a significant shift in how philanthropic assets are being used to build vibrant, prosperous communities. More and more place-focused foundations are seeking to complement their grant-making with local investments to create greater impact in their own communities.

Cause Coin Creates a New Global Currency and Sustainable Economy for Nonprofit Engagement

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CLEVELAND, January 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Created to support a massive global marketplace for Nonprofits, this ecological token will empower the masses to do good and be rewarded for their participation.  It is intended as a social support and tangible engagement asset, as it is the first and only currency of its kind. Passion driven organizations, such as nonprofits, require the hands of people helping people to reach social goals beyond monetary contributions.  

Investing Close to Home

with the Homewise Community Investment Fund
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By Laura Altomare, CFRM, Director of Communications and Development, Homewise

Since our founding in 1986, we’ve helped over 14,000 households become more financially educated, 3,600 become homeowners, 2,100 make energy-efficient home improvements and emergency repairs, 600 refinance to more affordable mortgages, and we have built over 600 high-quality affordable homes. These results are made possible through the support of our investors and donors, who serve as our partners in helping families build financial resilience and stability through successful homeownership.

Community Impact Investing

From affordable housing, neighborhood revitalization, to small business development
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By Jamie Horwitz, Chief Marketing Officer, Community Capital Management 

My 2018 Outlook by Amy Domini, Founder, Domini Impact Investments

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As simplistic as it is, I believe that when attempting to predict the market action for the year ahead, it is necessary to first review the secular environment. Over the past century, our stock market has tended to take a staircase steps approach to progress. We see roughly 15 years of flat followed by roughly 15 years of forward. Consider 1968 through 1982. The Dow Jones Industrial Average reached 1,000 three times, only to fall back dramatically, before finally and permanently breaking through in 1982.

Ideas to Put More ESG Impact Into Your Portfolio

Impact ESG investing can be channeled and measured through "do no harm" and global sustainable development goals.
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by Global Head of ESG Mamadou-Abou Sarr and Senior ESG Research Analyst Julia Kochetygova

Originally published on Northern Trust's Point of View

It's Monday Morning - Integrating Money, Business and Your Spiritual Life

By Timothy Karsten, Life and Business Strategist
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It’s Monday morning, the beginning of a new week. The day starts with greeting the sunrise from our garden that faces to the East. A few minutes of taking in the energy that provides us so many benefits every day, and then some meditation, establishes the foundation for all else. Next is a stroll through the garden to see what flowers have opened up and/or fruits and veggies that have emerged and are ripe enough to pick. A little clean up is needed to remove dead leaves and flowers, all to support the harmony and beauty of the environment.

Doubling Down on Impact: Leveraging All That I Have for the World I Want to See

by Kristin Hull, PhD Founder and CEO, Nia Impact Advisors
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As an impact investor, a financial change agent and entrepreneur, my money story centers around aligning assets with values. At Nia Impact Advisors, we move investment dollars into the companies that matter—those working to create the world in which we want to live. I come by this work having grown up immersed in the belly of our financial markets.

Less Than 10 Days Left to Register & Reserve Your Seat for Demystifying the CSA & DJSI

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Focus on Assessment Questions for Human Rights, Human Capital & Supply Chain

A Practitioner Workshop on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Presented By Governance & Accountability Institute in collaboration with RobecoSAM

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Focus on Assessment Questions for Human Rights, Human Capital & Supply Chain

A Practitioner Workshop on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Presented By Governance & Accountability Institute in collaboration with RobecoSAM

Meet the Speakers Series Part 2: Demystifying the CSA & DJSI

Focus on Assessment Questions for Human Rights, Human Capital & Supply Chain
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A Practitioner Workshop Presented By Governance & Accountability Institute  in collaboration with RobecoSAM

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 -- 8:45 am – 4:00 pm
Hosted at Baruch College/ CUNY (at the Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY)

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