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The Pulse

Soundbites: Fossil-Fuel Dependence and Poverty Tensions

The Center on Sustainable Investment's Nicolas Maennling joins Toni Johnson in discussing improving investment transparency in fossil-fuel dependent economies and how divestment affects poverty.

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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.

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In Case You Missed It: Some People Got Lost in the Flood

In this issue, commentary about Hurricane Katrina and the decade that followed, inequality and disaster vulnerability, and more on whether workers are disposable.

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Field Notes: A Sustainable Society

Today we're reading about how investing can keep temperatures down, options for mothers returning to work, and a big-tent approach to venture philanthropy.

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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.

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Field Notes: Six Social Business Issues for 2015

Leaders of the American Sustainable Business Council urge conscious businesses owners to sit at the table with policymakers or warn they’ll end up “on the menu.”

Publications

Investing for Social & Environmental Impact: A Design for Catalyzing an Emerging Industry, Executive Summary

This executive summary provides an overview of impact investing and how leaders could accelerate its evolution and increase its ultimate impact in the world.