Use these 7 Practical Ways to Support Local Small Businesses You Love

I went to downtown Toronto recently. I thought it would be busier as the pandemic lockdowns and regulations thankfully, for now, seem to be in the rear view mirror. I was wrong! It was nowhere close to what it was pre-Covid-19....

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From ESG to SDG (Part 3/3)

Social Development Goals are societal goals that influence government spending and the flow of capital, which may influence how different economies, asset classes, and investments perform over time....

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The Evolution of SRI (Part 2/3)

Socially conscious investors have a choice to make. Do they invest passively in companies that have high ESG scores or do they invest and actively work to change a company with a poor ESG score?...

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Time to Ring Some Changes

Imagine a world where larger charities were suddenly required to give more money away each year. Those funds would trickle-down to smaller organizations, right?...

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Investing for Impact (Part 1/3)

Is avoiding a specific investment or investment category the best way to make a difference?...

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The Diversification Game

Putting all eggs in a single basket is never good practice, yet, it seems that when it comes to investing in their fundraising activities, most nonprofits still fail to diversify their activities....

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Think Fundraising is Hard, Try Communicating

Is the charitable sector in a fundraising crisis? Donations are down, competition has increased, and the big players are receiving the lion's share of the donated assets. Competing in this environment requires imagination and vision....

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