You can now read our Impact Update for Second Quarter 2022. In this update, we spotlight equality and offer insight into how our investments and engagements can help promote inclusivity. When historically marginalized groups face unfair treatment or effects, investors and companies can use their leverage points for those people that may lack basic needs, … Continued
The U.S. has once more found itself asking the question: What can be done to assure that “never again,” means never again? As the country repeatedly and collectively mourns the loss of lives due to gun violence, responsible investing reminds us that even in the wake of this devastation, our investments can have a role in the solution.
Published in GreenMoney’s June 2022 issue. By Mary Beth Gallagher, Director of Engagement One of the Lenape Center leaders reframed our discourse on the United Nations climate goals and global deforestation risks, putting it in historical context. As land was forcibly taken from Indigenous tribes and our economy grew with roots in extraction and exploitation—of … Continued
Impact Report Highlights a Just Climate Transition, Corporate Emissions, and Access to Affordable Housing
Progress stems from the connections we make—between our money, our values, and an array of social and environmental issues. In 2021, assets in the five Domini Funds reached over $3 billion. For Domini, this growth has gone hand-in-hand with new efforts to understand critical global challenges and look closely at how companies are responding. The … Continued
This year, Russian government’s invasion of Ukraine has brought conflict to the fore of the ethical investing conversation. Shareholders need to know whether the companies they invest in are prepared to respond to conflict and respect the human rights of all those affected.
We are deeply concerned about the Russian government’s invasion of Ukraine. It is troubling to witness senseless aggression and its devastating human cost. As these events reveal, however, we can also find hope in acts of goodwill. Communities—within Ukraine and around the world—are giving aid and refuge. People everywhere are finding ways to make a positive impact. Solidarity goes a very long way in moments like these.
Japan is at an economic and social crossroads. Following decades as one of the world’s largest economies, the country now faces a deepening challenge: an aging population and shrinking workforce.
Bank customers and broader communities often face serious hurdles, such as discriminatory lending practices and inadequate financial education.i, ii East West Bank has made strides to enact more equitable banking practices.
In 2021, we fine tuned our approach to corporate climate change policies and practices, cyberwarfare risk of sovereigns, and company efforts to address systemic racism. We asked our Strategic adviser, Steve Lydenberg, to give us a few highlights regarding these updates.
Women-led and impact leading Domini Impact Investments, sustainable investing isn’t a trend; it’s a tradition. CEO Carole Laible explains what’s ahead for sustainable investing in 2022—and why women are the ones that will continue to power its momentum.
Thoughts on People, Planet, & Profit is a collection of essays about responsible investing from one of the field’s pioneers—and our beloved founder. It’s also a book about hope. Through short, thoughtful ruminations on everything from championing biodiversity to saying “no” to war, Amy Domini demonstrates that when investors come together to care for the … Continued
Impact investing is action oriented. It means defining standards, conducting rigorous analysis, and working directly with companies to see that our shareholders are getting more from their investments. This last step—which we call engagement —is an integral part of our work at Domini. We engage with hundreds of companies each year through investor letters, dialogue, … Continued