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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 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 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 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 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 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 22, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Giving Thanks for Better Jobs

In this issue thinking on what voter turnout has to do with poverty, Wall Street and “bad apple” bankers, bad jobs for the holidays and more trends in philanthropy.

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 30, 2014

Photo of the Month: November 2014

This month’s photo highlights the recent strikes organized by federally contracted workers and their fight for a living wage.

Dec 6, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Minding Inequality's Business

In this issue, what U.S. inequality has to do with foreign policy, the rights of pregnant workers, big-box store lobbying, short-termism and investing.