Discover your role in the $50-trillion "clean money" revolution that is bringing true prosperity to the world. By 2050, $50 trillion will change hands in North America in the largest generational wealth transfer ever. It will remake the world and be the biggest money-making opportunity in history. "Business as usual", founded on exploitation and environmental ruin, is over. Climate catastrophe, reactionary politics, and widening inequity have put the world on edge. Meanwhile innovations are shifting the economic ground, and an entire generation is pounding the table for real change. Capitalism is evolving into a force that can restore the planet, transform the global economy, and bring justice to people. Joel Solomon, impact investor and change agent, lays it on the line. The Clean Money Revolution is part memoir of an inspiring thought leader's journey from presidential campaigner to pioneering investor, part insider's guide to the businesses remaking the world, and part manifesto for a new vision of profit, power, and purpose. Meet some of the people behind this massive shift, and discover the role you can play in the $50-trillion movement toward true prosperity. A must-read for investors, wealth advisors, aspiring entrepreneurs, and all who want their values and money to work together to transform the future. The Clean Money Revolution is on. Join it!
An advisor to many of today's most successful wealth creators explains how to align your values with your wealth, including the ways in which it is earned, managed, and spent, to maximize both wealth and personal fulfillment. • Answers the call from the new crop of millionaires who are concerned not only with financial wealth but also with having a personally meaningful life • Speaks directly to the needs of a new breed of wealth creators in one integrated volume • Addresses the unique challenges that come with rapidly building assets from the dual perspectives of practical financial management and personal fulfillment • Provides the services of a life coach to wealthy readers, allowing them to reap some of the same benefits as the author's many successful and happy clients
Invest Like You Give a Damn is a different kind of investment book. It tells stories of people just like you who give a damn but who stomped the devil of inertia to align their money with their values. Complete step-by-step guidance from one-click investing to deep-dive portfolio building. It’s time to give a damn about what your money does!
Generating Social and Environmental Value Through Capital Investing
Author: Jed Emerson
Pubpsher: Anthem Press
Category: Business & Economics
"The ImpactAssets Handbook for Investors" offers an introductory overview for investors interested in generating financial returns with the creation of social and environmental impact. In addition to discussions of portfolio structure and strategy, the handbook offers an overview of due diligence necessary to assess potential investments, a discussion of communications and performance measurement issues and other factors key to managing capital for multiple returns. While not an “answer book,” "The ImpactAssets Handbook for Investors", with contributions from some of the field’s leading experts in impact investing, offers practical insights and presents critical questions every investor should consider in creating an investment strategy and executing the deployment of investment capital.
How do you dig up a 13,000 year-old footprint? Why do kelp forests need sea otters? How do you measure a shrinking glacier from an airplane? What is a �zombie urchin�? Heart of the Coast brings these questions to life in a deep exploration of the beauty, mystery and biodiversity of the Pacific coast. Join Hakai Institute researchers in the field�archaeologists, oceanographers, marine biologists and beyond�as they journey from the ice fields of Klinaklini Glacier to the dazzling undersea reefs of a place called Crazy Town.British Columbia�s Central Coast is a rich landscape called �a biologist�s dream� and �the Amazon of the north.� Since launching its Calvert Island ecological observatory there in 2009, the Hakai Institute has become a renowned centre of science and exploration. Collaborations with the Smithsonian Institution, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and several First Nations on the BC coast��along with a wide array of scientists hailing from other agencies and universities across North America�have uncovered new species, advanced our knowledge of marine food webs, and helped track the effects of climate change on watersheds and coastal ecosystems.Stunning photography illuminates the institute�s journey of discovery over the past decade. This unforgettable book will inspire you with wonder and awe for the natural world, but be careful�you may learn something along the way.
The Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) program is becoming a fact of life for many industries, the EPA, and state and local agencies. Make sure that you know all there is to know about the TMDL requirements of clean water legislation! This is the definitive guide—newly revised and updated to include new chapters, information, and appendices.
The University of British Columbia has become one of the world's leading institutions of higher learning and research. This beautifully produced book is a lively celebration of the university as it continues its pursuit of excellence and achievement in a rapidly changing world.As the University of British Columbia enters its second century of existence, UBC: The Next Century celebrates the many accomplishments of this vibrant institution. Among the top universities in Canada and the world, UBC is known for its diverse student body, its groundbreaking research and its intimate ties to its surrounding community. Notable alumni include Canadian prime ministers and Supreme Court justices, Nobel laureates, Rhodes scholars, Olympians, and leaders in every field, from business to music to journalism to law.Accompanied by a rich array of photographs, short articles by Tyee Bridge capture the people, places, and pursuits that animate UBC, from the athletic feats of the UBC Thunderbirds to research in quantum matter to campus traditions like Day of the LongBoat and Storm the Wall. UBC: The Next Century will inspire pride in past, present, and future members of the growing UBC community.
With environmental concerns a top issue for consumers everywhere, the green market is the next big boom industry for entrepreneurs looking to make money—and make a difference. Discover 75 green startup ideas in multiple industries, including eco-tourism, small wind power, green schools, water conservation landscaping, green investment consulting and more. For each business, Croston shows you the market, product to be delivered, resources needed, major hurdles ahead, competitors and strategies for success.
Release on 2008-06-24 | by Jane Hoffman,Michael Hoffman
Author: Jane Hoffman,Michael Hoffman
Pubpsher: St. Martin's Press
Category: Political Science
Green will illustrate and shed new light on the gamut of issues associated with renewable energy, a topic whose importance increases exponentially with every temperature record-setting year. Jane and Michael Hoffman use their years of experience to explain the technological and economic future of this ecologically significant issue. They incisively explain its politics: what countries are doing right now and, most importantly, what the U.S. should be doing. Green will cut through the hype and polemics surrounding ecologically friendly technologies and present the unvarnished truth. It will guide the reader through the misinformation and confusion over global warming, and demonstrate the degree to which renewable energy can be part of the solution.