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GreenMoney Interviews Liesel Pritzker Simmons-with Cliff Feigenbaum

GreenMoney Interviews: Liesel Pritzker Simmons

Cliff Feigenbaum
(From the Archives)Last year I spoke with Liesel Pritzker Simmons of Blue Haven Initiative, where she oversees an impact investing portfolio structured to generate financial returns and address ESG challenges. The portfolio spans asset classes, from traditional equities and private equity to philanthropic programs. Blue Haven was created with impact investing as its mission.
When it Comes to Divergent Generational Perspecitves-Can Compromise Drive Profits? by Tami Kesselman-LOHAS Advisors

When it Comes to Divergent Generational Perspectives, Can Compromise Drive Profits?

Tami Kesselman
LOHAS Advisors
Whether you are a family member in endless contentious investment committee meetings or a wealth manager attempting to align disparate client priorities, differing intergenerational perspectives frequently create challenges. Oftentimes the gap between prioritizing achieving better financial returns versus prioritizing greater social or environmental impact seems insurmountable. Here is how to integrate the two perspectives.
Tech-Savy Millennial Investors Positioned to Thrive in Roaring 2020s-by David Weinstein-DANA Investments

Tech Savvy Millennial Investors Positioned to Thrive in the “Roaring 2020s”

David Weinstein
Dana Investment Advisors
What a time to be a millennial investor. A chaotic 2020 offered both investment pitfalls and opportunities. 2021 should trend toward a more “normal” environment, but disruptive companies, elevated volatility and information everywhere will continue to define the investment landscape. These 3 themes have millennials positioned to thrive. So my advice is to trust your gut, stay flexible and maintain a sense of optimism about the future.
My Journey on the Road Less Traveled by Elizabeth di Bonaventura-Domini Inestments

My Journey on the Road Less Traveled

Elizabeth di Bonaventura
Domini Impact Investments
As a millennial myself, I find my generation faced with the challenge of tackling humankind’s greatest crisis: climate change. Growing up under the specter of a rapidly warming planet, we’ve had to decide that the cost of chasing unlimited profit may not be worth the payoff and the corresponding destructive social or environmental consequences. The lens of investing has broadened so that positive social and environmental outcomes can be coupled with lucrative returns.

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The Ten to Watch: Young Climate Entrepreneurs

Welcome to our inaugural “Ten to Watch” list, in which we highlight leaders delivering real change to address the world’s growing climate emergency. This new List represents an important group of young entrepreneurs offering economic and financial climate solutions. From low-cost energy for the developing world and unconventional collaborative financing systems to software control of energy systems and kinetic energy generation.

Saving Biodiversity: Investing in Climate Change is Not Enough

The environmental problems that define our lifetime are climate change and biodiversity loss. Although both are the result of the actions of mankind, they are distinct issues and their consequences are inextricably linked. Examining the nexus of these challenges is valuable to academics, scientists, and investors alike with a shared interest in finding solutions that mitigate both challenges while ensuring the future sustainability of the planet.

10 Trends That Will Shape Sustainability in 2021 and Beyond

Going into 2021, investors and business executives are facing increasing economic challenges and risks in several sectors. Impactful trends like climate risks, ESG factors for investors, non-economic disclosures, social inequality, circular economy, and carbon net zero strategies are some of the issues that will be on the top of business leaders to-do-lists in order to have a more resilient and sustainable economy.

YourStake.org and First Affirmative Financial Network Announce a New Partnership

“The number of ESG investors is growing rapidly, and First Affirmative has been at the forefront assisting sustainable wealth managers since 1988. With this partnership, we are delighted to be advancing the forefront of the SRI ecosystem by enabling advisors to communicate to clients the impact their investments are making” said Theresa Gusman, Chief Investment Officer of First Affirmative Financial Network.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation’s NextGen Committee Awards $100,000 Grant to Cultural Survival

The Foundation’s NextGen Committee is comprised of Ray Anderson’s five grandchildren and their spouses. Carrying on Ray’s impactful legacy over the past eight years, the committee has funded more than $500,000 in programs with focus ranging from conservation and climate change education, to urban agriculture, agroforestry and now grassroots solutions to climate change in Indigenous communities.

Starbucks Announces $100 Million Investment in CDFIs and Other Impact-focused Financial Institutions

As part of its long-standing commitment to use its scale and platform to positively impact the communities it serves, the Starbucks Community Resilience Fund will invest $100 million by 2025, to advance racial equity and environmental resilience by supporting small business growth and community development projects in neighborhoods with historically limited access to capital.

GreenMoney Journal’s 2021 Editorial Calendar

The GreenMoney Journal team is excited to announce our Editorial Calendar for 2021. Truthfully, we spend months deciding on these topics and you’ll notice we have added a couple of new ones for 2021 including ‘Green Impact Bonds’ and ‘Oceans and Climate’. Each issue explores different aspects of the topic throughout the month online and in our biweekly eJournals.

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GreenMoney Editorial Calendar-Aug 2023