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: Perspectives on "Sustainable" Palm Oil: Problematic Certification Systems and the Responsible Investor

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March 24, 2014

Here at Portfolio 21, we are continuously working to identify critical ESG issues and educate both ourselves and our investors.  As part of these efforts, we are pleased to announce a new publication:  “Perspectives on ‘Sustainable’ Palm Oil:  Problematic Certification Systems and the Responsible Investor…,” which examines the  

categories: climate change, deforestation, food, global warming, palm oil, socially responsible investing, sustainable investing

“My gosh, I am glad we do not invest in these companies!”

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June 3, 2013

I had this thought repeatedly as I read “Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us…” by Michael Moss.  Moss spent four years researching this book, and he provides fascinating details about how some companies in the food industry knowingly formulate their products to be addictive without  

categories: environmental investing, food, green investing, sustainable investing


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