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Fracking is Losing the PR BattleIt's hard out there for a hydraulic fracturing company. Tuesday's state and local elections dealt yet another blow to fracking after a series of defeats the industry has suffered on the public relations battleground. Read More
Where Have All the Jobs Gone? In a recent blog I discussed the growing problem of student loan debt and the fact that recent college graduates’ unemployment rate is double the national average. As the economy continues its slow recovery from the Great Recession one must ask “Where are the jobs?” Also bearing discovery is whether college graduates have received the Read more » Read More
Foundations Increase Impact Through Mission-Aligned Investing By Betsy M. Markus and Michael Schweibinz In recent months, organizations like the Association of Small Foundations, Mission Investors Exchange, and The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investing (US SIF), have published guides to assist foundations with aligning their investment portfolios with their missions. The message is simple, though implementation can seem daunting. In general terms, foundations “dedicate Read more » Read More