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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.

Sep 22, 2015

Multimedia: The Real Experts on Poverty

Canerow's Mia Birdsong asks us to take a deeper look at people living in poverty in her TED talk and argues we are listening to the wrong narrative.

Sep 21, 2015

Field Notes: 'An Authentic Human Ecology'

Pope Francis' encyclical on climate change puts forth a vision of an economy that is familiar to the impact investing community.

Sep 17, 2015

Nuts and Bolts: Goodbye to the Lil Website That Could

Heron's Toni Johnson explains the achievements of the foundation's interim Wordpress site and why it gave us a much needed digital voice.

Sep 17, 2015

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.

Sep 10, 2015

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.

Sep 6, 2015

In Case You Missed It: Laboring for Labor Day

In this issue, debate on the Fed's labor market efforts, white poverty and 'welfare queens,' the trials and tribulations of corporate transparency, and Etsy's so-called 'tax haven.'

Sep 2, 2015

Multimedia: A Fork in the Road for Fossil Fuel Investment

Jenna Nicholas discusses how movements start and change happens, and says that fossil fuel divestment is the choice that will define our generation.