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Nov 6, 2014

Field Notes: Why All Enterprises Are Social

In Nonprofit Quarterly, Heron’s board chair Buzz Schmidt challenges conscious investors to alter thinking about enterprises and their effect on society.

Nov 20, 2014

Field Notes: Misaligned University Investments

Heron’s Chair Buzz Schmidt comments on university endowments and divesting in response to a recent article.

Nov 26, 2014

Field Notes: Report on Private Foundations Trends

Foundation Source has released a report looking at foundation investments during and since the Great Recession.

Dec 17, 2014

Field Notes: Investing Against Income Inequality

A recent study from Cornerstone Capital provides an analysis of income inequality and considerations for socially conscious investors.

Dec 22, 2014

Field Notes: The Delivery Gap in Public Services

A series of reports on poverty in New York City captures the shortcomings of public services in fully addressing the needs of disadvantaged populations.

Jan 1, 2015

Field Notes: Uncertainty by the Hour

The Center for Popular Democracy argues that technology can enhance labor conditions for hourly workers instead of undermining them.

Jan 16, 2015

Field Notes: Dismal Wage Growth

Research from the Economic Policy Institute points to potential causes of wage stagnation and the resulting economic inequality.

Jan 29, 2015

Field Notes: Opportunities for the Unemployed

A report by the Council on Foreign Relations compares worker’s support programs in the United States to the rest of the G7 countries.

Feb 5, 2015

Field Notes: Six Social Business Issues for 2015

Leaders of the American Sustainable Business Council urge conscious businesses owners to sit at the table with policymakers or warn they’ll end up “on the menu.”

Mar 5, 2015

Field Notes: ‘Going All In for Mission’

Heron’s Clara Miller shares in Forbes on our reasons and approach to investing 100 percent of our assets for mission.