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Nov 21, 2014

A Bouquet of Memories: In Honor of Sharon King

The Heron family has lost former President Sharon King. In this post, former colleagues share their thoughts and memories of a beloved friend.

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 14, 2014

In Case You Missed It: The Monkey Business of Inequality

This issue takes a look at the role of fairness in successful capitalism, challenges in saving for retirement and lessons for improving philanthropy.

Nov 14, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Poverty's Humiliations and Hardships

In this issue, thinking on capitalism’s failure to deliver inclusion, the consequences for the poor, the minimum wage and CEO pay and Detroit’s housing crisis.

Nov 13, 2014

Multimedia: Investing with Divested Dollars

Richard Woo of the Russell Family Foundation says what’s more important than divestment from fossil fuels is investing those dollars into the development of sustainable alternatives.

Nov 10, 2014

Better Know a Deal: Packaging Jobs for the Environment

Julie Corbett, founder of packing company Ecologic, discusses their product, practices, and future plans for the company and what it has to with jobs.

Nov 8, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Impacting With Your Purpose

In this issue, a look at impact investing and the changing nature of the social sector, why poverty doesn’t play in U.S. elections and more on wage stagnation.

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 31, 2014

Photo of the Month: October 2014

This month’s photo captures the faces of a homeless couple living in Philadelphia, the poorest big city in the United States.