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Posts From June, 2021

A lesson for investors: Real change involves the loss of power

ProBono Australia Wendy Williams 13 May 2021
Anand Giridharadas poses a challenge to responsible investors to think about their power and what they’re really doing to achieve systemic change.

Fossil fuels blacklisted by Government for default KiwiSaver funds

The Herald Bernard Orsman 1 March 2021
KiwiSaver default funds will stop investment in fossil fuels to help New Zealand transition to a low emission economy next year, says the Government.

How to Tell if a Company’s Claim of Ethical Practices Is True

New York Times By Paul Sullivan May 28, 2021
Vital Farms says on its website that its eggs and butter “are delicious, ethical food you don’t have to question.”

But a lawsuit filed against the company on May 20 claims that Vital Farms’ marketing has misled consumers and investors into believing they’re supporting a company that is more ethical and humane than it actually is. Vital Farms responded that it has operated in an ethical and humane way and that it has always been transparent about its practice of raising hens to lay eggs.

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