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July 1, 2016

A Season of Accountability

Spring is the time of year when most corporations hold their annual meetings and shareholders cast votes on the board of directors, executive compensation and proposals submitted by shareholders. Our...
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June 28, 2016

Threat of a "Post-antibiotic" Era

In 2013 the Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that each year at least two million people in the United States become infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics and...
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June 8, 2016

Positive Change at Four Companies

In addition to using social, environmental and governance standards to select our investments, each year the Domini Social Equity Fund submits shareholder proposals to corporations in its portfolio,...
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June 8, 2016

Addressing Corporate Tax Avoidance

Corporate tax avoidance has been an important component of our engagement and policy work for several years. The United Nations’ backed Principles for Responsible Investment is a global network of...
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June 8, 2016

Deepening our Impact – Green Bonds

Although our engagement work has historically focused on corporations, leveraging our rights as shareholders, we are also interested in opportunities to deepen the impact of the Domini Social Bond...
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June 7, 2016

Future Food

I was first introduced to the concept of laboratory-grown meat a couple of years ago. My son’s fifth grade glass was studying “foods of the future.” In response to the challenges of climate...
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May 17, 2016

The Bread Conundrum

When I moved to London my entire cooking repertoire consisted of salmon, corn (on or off the cob) and hot dogs. Since a girl can’t live on that alone, I also made a lot of sandwiches. But I kept...
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May 3, 2016

Eight-Armed Wonders of the Sea

I had never paid much attention to octopuses before, but one balmy morning not too long ago, I was leafing through The New York Times and came across this headline: “Inky the Octopus Escapes From a...