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START APPLYING YOUR VALUES TO YOUR INVESTMENTS

June 29, 2012

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Mary Jane McQuillen & Bill Paul Transcript 6/29/12 #901

June 29, 2012

WEALTHTRACK Transcript #901- 6/29/12 CONSUELO MACK:  This week on WEALTHTRACK, how can you make a difference with your investments? Two practitioners of what’s being called “impact investing” share their strategies for making money while doing good. ClearBridge Advisors Mary Jane McQuillen and Earthpreserver.com’s Bill Paul on investing with impact are next on Consuelo Mack WEALTHTRACK. Hello and welcome to this edition of WEALTHTRACK. I’m Consuelo Mack. How can you make a difference with your investments? Was Gordon Gekko inadvertently correct when he said greed is good? Can you actually make money while doing good? For a number of reasons that

Mary Jane McQuillen & Bill Paul

June 29, 2012

Aligning Financial Goals With Personal Values

We are kicking off a new season of WEALTHTRACK with the first of a two part series devoted to what’s being called “impact investing,” the practice of aligning financial goals with personal values. Impact investing goes beyond what used to be called socially responsible investing, which was designed to avoid certain businesses such as gambling, alcohol and tobacco. It is now pro-active as well, investing in companies that are making a positive impact in a wide range of areas including environmental, societal and governance (ESG).
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