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The Changing Shape of Corporations

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April 25, 2012

For nearly 30 years, Portfolio 21 Investments has been working to influence progressive corporate behavior through the investment process. Recently, Bill Clark, a corporate governance attorney who also has a master’s degree in theology, was in Portland, OR speaking about corporate governance within the context of sustainable business. I’ll share…  

categories: corporate governance, growth, regulations

Stocks on the Rise, but with Little Foundation

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April 19, 2012

Here we are a little more than three years removed from the financial crisis-induced stock market bottom and much has changed.  Well, some things have changed.  For one, the S&P 500 has more than doubled.  So the return side of the risk/return equation has moved significantly. What about risk?  Certainly…  

categories: banking, finance, growth, markets, risk

Conversations at the GLOBE 2012 conference

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March 30, 2012

I recently attended the GLOBE 2012… conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, which is focused on business and the environment.  The conference had several intriguing sessions, but the most enlightening was “Sustained Growth and Sustainability: Re-engineering the Economic Model.”  The moderator of the session was Paul Clements-Hunt, former Head of the  

categories: ecological limits, fiduciary responsibility, finance, growth, long-term investing

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