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Thinking On: A Critical Juncture in Capital Markets History

Clara Miller joins SASB in an op-ed advocating for mandatory sustainability reporting in SEC disclosures to help investors identify top social performers.

Thinking On: Employees Versus Workforce?

Toni Johnson brings up important questions surrounding employment in the wake of a "gig-economy" and use of prison labor.

Thinking On: Climate’s Impact on America’s Poor

Now that the global climate agreement has been signed, let’s work to make the poor in the United States climate change resilient.

Thinking On: Why Impact Investing Wins the Prisoner’s Dilemma

Ian Magee applies the classic game theory problem to the world of responsible investing and finds it's better to cooperate than to take advantage of each other.

Thinking On: Is the Magic of New Orleans Back?

Ambassador James A. Joseph outlines the post-Katrina reconciliation still required in New Orleans and rest of Louisiana.

President’s Letter: A Look Back at 2014, Part II

Heron’s President Clara Miller discusses the foundation’s progress on grantmaking and what lies ahead.

President’s Letter: A Look Back at 2014, Part I

Heron's President Clara Miller discusses our evolution and common myths we see in the social sector.

Thinking On: The Impoverished & Isolated

Kate Starr, Heron’s head of capital deployment, shares lessons and thoughts on how the American experience of poverty has changed from the recent past, and reminds of the ancient past.

Thinking On: The Power of Information

This July retreat explored how to use innovative information tools to surface data capable of informing decision making and improving social and financial outcomes.

Thinking On: The Search for Mission Return

Heron’s president and board chair turn on its head the question of whether pursuing mission reduces financial return.