Patrick McVeigh

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What Questions Should Investors Be Asking to Understand If a Company Is Really Socially Sound?
What Questions Should Investors Be Asking to Understand If a Company Is Really Socially Sound?

Finance & Investment / As socially progressive investors, we perform our own due diligence when we consider a company and its ethical, moral and social standing before it is added to our portfolio. Investors must ensure that they properly vet their investments on a large set of data and criteria. This is especially relevant as socially responsible investing (SRI) – ­directing capital toward companies limiting negative environmental impact and progressing social goals – continues its evolution into the mainstream. - 2 years ago

Will GMO Labeling Muddy the Sustainable Food Waters or Make Things Clearer?
Will GMO Labeling Muddy the Sustainable Food Waters or Make Things Clearer?

Marketing and Comms / Socially responsible investment themes come to light in a range of industries we touch every day. Agriculture and food is a prime example, and the emergence of GMO labelling is a big part of the conversation. With Vermont now the third state to require food labels to reveal the presence of genetically modified ingredients, issues of food sustainability are about to become a little clearer. Stricter labeling guidelines will soon follow; down the road, it could be illegal to market products containing GMO ingredients using descriptions such as “natural,” “naturally made” or “naturally grown.”But they could still be local … and good for you. - 5 years ago

Safety-Kleen & Clean Harbors: Working Together to Keep Motor Oil in Cars, Out of the Environment
Safety-Kleen & Clean Harbors: Working Together to Keep Motor Oil in Cars, Out of the Environment

Waste Not / An old Chinese proverb says, “We are all born, grow old, get sick and die,” but those who are interested in sustainability would likely add that we are all then born again. Rebirth and recycling are two themes that have helped us to understand cyclical movement in the business world, and there are a few companies that exemplify those themes. - 6 years ago

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