Justice

Bend Venture Conference adds Social Impact Category

New to the Bend Venture Conference (BVC) this year was the addition of Social Impact Category carrying an investment of $250,000! These applicants were described as “for-profit Oregonian companies whose business models are integrated with a mission to have a significant and measurable social or environmental impact.” This addition by the BVC, now in its … Read more

Lessons from MLK and the Influence of our Dollars

(I am proud to introduce my 23 year old son Caleb as the guest blogger of this post! I love his reflections on how the methods of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the Civil Rights Movement can be applied to responsible investment issues.) There isn’t a day that passes without hearing of something wrong … Read more

SRI and Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Justice issues are the reason I began researching Socially Responsible Investing. Our first blog (ChocolateLikeGold) describes how my family became aware of the forced labor of children on the cocoa farms of West Africa. The topic of human trafficking is possibly the most important justice related issue addressed in the realm of responsible investing. Companies need … Read more