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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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Field Notes: Impact Investing's Potential

A few updates in the impact investing space.

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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.

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In Case You Missed It: To Promote the General Welfare

In this issue, inequality and the 2016 election, eating steak on food stamps, full employment aspirations, and the light and dark side of corporate giving.

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In Case You Missed It: More or Less Poor

In this issue, poverty measures and measurement, silence in the new gilded age, investing in corporate good and why charities don’t need shark-tank contests.

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Field Notes: Is the Old Philanthropy Model Obsolete?

Philanthropy advisers warn that foundations’ structure may hinder their mission success--and urge them to optimize for mission success via impact investing.

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In Case You Missed It: Poverty, the Morality Play

In this issue, thoughts on growing up on welfare, the ‘real business of business,’ what’s better than a tax cut for workers and race inequality.

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In Case You Missed It: Add- Ventures in Alternative Investing

In this issue, shareholders and wage stagnation, the minimum wage under a 14th Amendment microscope and the big new players in impact investing.

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Field Notes: Reinventing Philanthropy for the 21st Century

The Aspen Institute has released a report on Impact Investing featuring an essay written by Heron president Clara Miller.

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In Case You Missed It: Impacting on Health and Prosperity

In this issue, Supreme Court arguments to health law subsidies, giving the homeless housing, innovations in investment and charity’s image problem.