Responsible investment is the basis of this collection focusing on those investors, of all sizes, embracing sustainability principles and practices integrating people, the environment, and prosperity into their investment strategies.
Many of the videos in this collection come from interviews conducted at annual Ceres conferences. The Ceres investor Network represents the move towards social and environmental investing sometimes referred to as "impact investing."
The Global Impact Investing Network is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing.
Social Responsible Investing (SRI) another useful term and, as noted in Wikipedia, "is also known as sustainable, socially conscious, green or ethical investing. Basically we look at is investment strategy which seeks to consider both financial return and social good."
The Global Reporting Initiative, GRI, is a non-profit organization that works towards a sustainable global economy by providing sustainability reporting guidance. In short, the group working towards a measurement that incorporates social, environmental and economic elements. Investors look to GRI reports for risk assessment purposes.
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Sustainability in Investment Strategies by Jack Ehnes
Jack Ehnes, CEO of The California State Teachers' Retirement System, CALSTRS, talks about the real tools for looking at sustainability in their investment strateagies, tools for corporatons to measure their performance, and road maps. He was interviewed at the Ceres 2012 conference held April, 2012 in New York City.
EarthSayer Jack Ehnes
What is fossil fuel divestment and why does it matter? The Guardian
Investor Summit on Climate Risk with Tom DiNapoli
Stopping the Rebuttal: The Future of Sustainability with Jennifer N. Coombs |
How to Build Better, More Resilient Cities with Judith Rodin
Shifting Culture Towards Equity
Financing the Energy Frontier for Anchorage | Green Banks
Why We Should Own the Banks by Ellen Brown
Investor Summit on Climate Risk with Denis Duverne, AXA
Zurich's progress in green investing by Cecilia Reyes
The Rise of Responsible Investment by James Gifford
The Investment Logic for Sustainability by Chris McKnett
Investor Summit on Climate Risk: Jens-Christian Stougaard
Social Impact of Investing by Josh Humphreys
Risk and Opportunities with Ian Simm of Impax
The Possibilities for a Public Bank in Seattle (Public Forum Panel)
Risks and Opportunities interview with Anne Simpson, CalPERS