ethical investing

Why Portfolio 21 does not invest in Coca Cola

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September 10, 2014

When I finished reading the article “Investing to Make a Difference Is Gaining Ground” published in the September 5th issue of the New York Times…, I was struck, yet again, by the wide-range of socially and environmentally screened investing options and the myriad ways individuals define and assess  

categories: environmental investing, ethical investing, food, green investing, impact investing, risk, socially responsible investing, sustainable investing

New Publication: Approaches to Environmental Investing

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May 3, 2013

Portfolio 21 recently released a new publication, titled “Approaches to Environmental Investing…,” which is intended to illustrate the key concepts in this field and provide investors with a framework for evaluating various investment strategies. We offer this paper, written in collaboration with Sarah Cleveland Consulting, to fill a  

categories: environmental investing, ethical investing, fossil fuel-free investing, green investing, socially responsible investing, sustainable investing

Portfolio 21 Investments Celebrates Thirty Years!

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October 17, 2012

We are celebrating a birthday today.  Thirty years ago, Portfolio 21 Investments was founded.  Looking back over the past three decades, certainly the growth of social and environmental investing has gone beyond my expectations.  I don’t believe any of us who started out in the early 1980s had any idea…  

categories: company news, environmental investing, ethical investing, green investing, impact investing, socially responsible investing, sustainable investing

Upcoming SRI Conference

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September 12, 2012

In a couple of weeks, I’ll be attending the annual SRI Conference on Sustainable, Responsible, and Impact Investing in Connecticut. The three-day event is for investors and investment professionals “working to make money and enhance the common good.” The dates are October 2-4 at the Mohegan Sun Conference Center in…  

categories: company news, conferences, environmental investing, ethical investing, events, green investing, impact investing, socially responsible investing, sustainable investing

Ethical to Impact Investing

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July 20, 2012

This is my 30th… year in the field of “screened” investing.  Over the last three decades, this approach to investing has been nuanced with many labels.  In 1984, Amy Domini and Peter Kinder wrote one of the first books on the subject and called it “Ethical Investing.”  In the  

categories: corporate governance, environmental investing, ethical investing, green investing, impact investing, socially responsible investing, sustainable investing

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