SOCAP is a long-running conference series focused on increasing the flow of capital directed toward social good. The conferences bring together impact investors and social entrepreneurs along with many other sectors. Visit website.
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The Croatan Institute is a new, independent institute researching complex environmental and social issues. Its first projects are focusing on the intersection of finance and sustainability, visualizing a more resilient, fossil-free future. Visit website.
This late-2014 report by the Croatan Institute looks into the impact of investor engagement on environmental, social, and corporate governance practices of publicly traded companies. These finding have been integrated as part of a project to develop a standard method for documenting the impact of such activities. For the 2015 proxy season, ten institutional investors have committed to using the alpha version of the framework. See report.
This 19-page paper by the CEO of Portfolio 21 presents a well-reasoned case for the evolution of portfolio management in response to modern-day pressures, including social and environmental stresses, rapid information exchange, and new goals and priorities being voiced by investors. Learn more (pdf).
This website is a clearinghouse for information and advice in support of investors becoming more responsible, active, and informed shareholder. It provides tools, tactics and techniques to become shareholder activists. Visit their website.