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Rockefeller Brothers Fund Divests from Fossil Fuel Industries

Divesting from fossil fuels is not just a way of helping to cut GHG emissions and pollution in the near future, but by moving the money to renewable energies instead, it could also spur on clean energy development and commercialization, which would then help ‘move the needle’ even further on global warming issues in the […]

September 25th

Full Fossil Fuel Divestment Would Cost $5 Trillion

Fossil fuel divestment, which entails getting out of investments in stocks, bonds, or funds that back fossil fuel companies or initiatives, is an admirable goal, as it attempts to remove the profit from planet-wrecking businesses, but it’s not nearly as simple as it seems, and it could be a very costly endeavor – as much […]

August 28th

Fossil Fuel Divestment: Part I – Why and How

The fossil fuel divestment movement is gaining momentum in religious organizations around the world. But there remains many large-scale religious groups (i.e. the Catholic Church), seminaries, universities, and individual houses of worship that still choose to pay polluters. Our sister site, EdenKeeper, recently published a series of two articles that show the necessity of divesting, address […]

August 7th

Free Guide to Investing Available for Father’s Day

Robert Kiyosaki, the author of the well-known personal finance book Rich Dad Poor Dad, is giving away free downloads of his Guide to Investing through June 15th, in honor of Father’s Day. “Featuring real dialogue between Kiyosaki and his “rich dad” mentor from before the time Kiyosaki made his very first investment, Guide to Investing […]

June 9th

These Are the Best States for Investing in Solar

If you’d like to put your money to work with renewable energy, solar power is a cost-competitive energy option that has the potential to pay green dividends, long after the initial investment has been made. Whether it’s investing your money through a solar investment marketplace such as Mosaic or a solar crowdfunding platform like Sunfunder, […]

May 21st

What Is Sustainability Investing?

“Sustainability Investing is often referred to as Socially Responsible Investing (SRI), Responsible Investing, Impact Investing, Ethical Investing, and Green Investing. It is closely linked to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) topics such as corporate governance, energy and water consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, employee turnover, and waste production.” – RobecoSAM

May 14th

Green Investing Options to Avoid the Carbon Bubble

For green investors, or for those investors who want to divest from fossil fuel companies and focus on green investing, there are a couple of good options to consider when looking for places to put their money to work for them, while also supporting a more sustainable world. Silvio Marcacci, of our sister site CleanTechnica, […]

May 13th

Investment Bonds versus Other Investments

The London Stock Exchange’s Order Book for Retail Bonds (ORB) was launched in February 2010 in order to provide private investors with easier access to tradable bonds. It’s deemed a transparent, efficient and cost-effective platform – across a wide range of UK fixed income securities. Companies that want to raise funding issue bonds which can […]

April 25th

Educating Students for the World of Tomorrow

It is a question which is of concern to all high school students and to all parents of teenage children. What will I do after school? For some the choice will be obvious; they will have a desire to follow a certain career path, or to enter a specific field of study. However, the majority […]

April 4th

Investing in Oil Companies Could be a Risky Business

For investors, oil companies have historically been a good bet, but that may be changing, as new statistics reveal that investing in oil companies may not be the best strategy anymore. When it comes to factors such as the amount of money it takes to maintain the levels of legacy crude oil production (which is […]

March 17th

World Record Crowdfunding Campaign to Fund Tallest Skyscraper in Colombia

[This article was written by Alex Hayes and originally published by Mosaic.] The largest successful crowdfunding campaign in history just raised over $200 million, from 3,800 backers, for an ambitious project to build the tallest skyscraper in Colombia. The BD Bacatá is a skyscraper funded on the Prodigy Network, a crowdfunding platform. Once complete, the […]

December 12th

Our gift to you: $25 to start investing in clean energy!

Want to get started investing in solar energy? Our friends over at Mosaic, the leading solar energy investment platform, are generously giving away $25 to new investment accounts that sign up through our link (we don’t receive any money from this, and it isn’t an affiliate link, just a holiday gift). “Mosaic connects investors to […]

December 11th

Just Released: Guide to Early-Stage Global Impact Investing

For impact investors interested in funding early-stage social enterprises, there’s a new comprehensive guide available to help develop an effective investment strategy, as well as to serve as a guide for best utilizing capital in the service of not just profits, but also social good. The new e-guide from Toniic and Duke University’s CASE i3, […]

December 9th