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Oct 17, 2015

In Case You Missed It: The Prosperity Deficit

In this issue, more on poverty around the globe, corporate short-termism, the overwhelming power of finance, and who's paying for the presidential election.

Oct 13, 2015

Field Notes: A Look at the Bottom 40 Percent

The World Bank’s progress report on global poverty reveals falling prosperity for America’s poor.

Oct 12, 2015

Multimedia: No Real Saints and Sinners in America, Inc.

How good do investees need to be to get included in Heron's portfolio? Clara Miller explains in an interview with NextBillion why this is the wrong question.

Oct 7, 2015

Field Notes: Doing Well While Doing Good? A Good Strategy!

A Wharton study finds that lower returns for impact investments need no longer be the default assumption.

Oct 5, 2015

Multimedia: Philanthropy in the New Economy

On a TalkPoverty radio interview, Clara Miller discusses why “business as usual” is no longer an option.

Oct 4, 2015

In Case You Missed It: Color Me Miss-labored

In this issue, new lows in the labor force, inequality in education and philanthropy's challenges and more on economics and the gospel of wealth.

Oct 2, 2015

Field Notes: Fiduciary Duty in the 21st Century

The United Nations Environment Programme's new study seeks to end the debate on whether fiduciary duty is a legitimate obstacle to greater ESG integration.

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Oct 1, 2015

Field Notes: The Future of Accounting Standards

SEC Commissioner Kara Stein recently spoke on the importance of incorporating ESG factors in financial reporting. The Volkswagen debacle shows why.

Sep 27, 2015

In Case You Missed It: The Strange Company We Keep

In this issue, the VW emissions scandal and the unfettered market, school integration and mass incarceration, and giving poor people unrestricted cash.

Sep 23, 2015

In Case You Missed It: When It's All About Poverty

In this issue, a TED talk on false poverty narratives, the dust-up over New York's homeless, the Fed's work on unemployment, and Pope Francis' tax statement.

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