In cities across America, philanthropy, civic institutions, businesses and local government are coming together to figure out how to best leverage their resources and capacity to address important community issues like poverty, unemployment, blighted neighborhoods, health, and safety. This place-based practice is increasingly finding its way into projects like Living Cities’ Integration Initiative and HUD’s […]

Buy local! Divest from coal! These rallying cries echo increasing interest from investors and consumers to think about the impact of their purchases and investments. Conscious decisions to invest or consume a particular product, or not, utilizes the market to communicate consumer and investor concerns and preferences. Shareholder resolutions, boycotts, and divestment movements, among other […]

IRI Director, David Wood and Founder, Steve Lydenberg, spent a week in Beijing this June, presenting at lectures, celebrating the translation of their book, and learning more about the quickly growing appetite for responsible investment in China. They were initially invited to present on the translation of the book Dilemmas in Responsible Investment, authored by Steve Lydenberg, with […]