Ideas for a More Racially Just World

A few weeks ago I wrote about the Social Investment Conference and outlined several innovative ideas and firms that are operating within the SRI World. I’d like to spend this blog post talking about one of the keynote speakers from that conference, Bryan Stevenson. If...

Why an Advisor, Why Now?

Hi, my name is Laura Isanuk and I am an investment advisor representative of First Affirmative and the newest member of the Sustainable World Financial Advisors (SWFA) team.  I am so excited to finally be where I am- working with this great team and helping...

US SIF Takeaways

The US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment held their annual conference May 10-12 in Chicago. US SIF is the trade organization that represents investors and firms focused on sustainability and impact. They are the domestic organization here in...

Contradictions

I have been guilty of a bit of a “deer in the headlights” attitude since the election.  This is my first blog since, and I don’t pretend to have insights beyond what others have offered.  But my colleagues and I have been busy keeping up the good fight.  Rather than...

Guest Blog – Impressions from Standing Rock

I’m sure many of you have followed the courageous effort by the Standing Rock Sioux and others to fight the completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota.  In addition to activists on the ground, shareholders have also been involved with both the energy...

How I Spent my Summer Vacation

Those of you old enough to remember Cheech & Chong may remember this comedy routine, but here’s some research from the Economic Policy Institute that’s not so funny.  Hotel housekeepers, usually women and often immigrants, are among those suffering most from low...
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