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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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 5, 2014

Field Notes: One View on why 'All Enterprises Are Not Social'

In Nonprofit Quarterly, the Oishei Foundation’s Paul Hogan offers a rebuttal to Heron’s Buzz Schmidt argument that all enterprises are social.

Oct 30, 2014

Field Notes: Trends in Corporate Philanthropy

The CECP and The Conference Board released a report on corporate giving covering shifts in area focus, employee engagement, donation types and more.