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May 13, 2015

Investment Policy Statement, May 2015

Heron's Investment Policy Statement, updated May 2015.

May 6, 2015

Field Notes: The 2015 "Money Masters" Awards

Heron’s Clara Miller was recognized by Institutional Investor Magazine with the Small Foundation Award.

May 3, 2015

In Case You Missed It: This American Dream's for You

In this issue, discussion of race, poverty and riots, progressive fining and mass incarceration, and why Americans over estimate economic mobility.

Apr 30, 2015

Multimedia: Measuring & Expanding Success

In this video, Brooke Finn and Maggie Grieve explain how Success Measures helps organizations measure impact to guide improvements.

Apr 30, 2015

Thinking On: Leaving Behind the ‘Undeserving Poor’

Heron’s Toni Johnson shares what it was like to spend part of childhood in poverty and how welfare reform debates fail to prioritize the future.

Apr 28, 2015

Photo of the Month: April 2015

This month's photo depicts employees of the online marketplace Etsy, a certified B-corporation, as the company became public on the floor of the NASDAQ.

Apr 25, 2015

In Case You Missed It: Poverty and Illness in the Market

In this issue, the “corporatist social welfare model” and whether companies can deliver, American writers on poverty, and the fight for paid sick leave.

Apr 24, 2015

Field Notes: Examining the Impacts of Social Enterprise

A REDF report discusses its mission-driven business investments and assesses their impact on beneficiaries, as well as on society as a whole.

Apr 18, 2015

In Case You Missed It: More Than Pennies in Your Pocket

In this issue, more on why low-wage workers need federal safety nets, pay raises small and large, fossil fuel divestment, and donating via bitcoin.

Apr 16, 2015

Influencer Series: Impact at a Systems Level

Matthew Welch discusses SASB’s mission to develop and report standardized metrics on environmental, social, and governance factors.

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