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Why This Solar Company Founder is Starting a Credit Union

Blake Jones, co-founder of Namaste Solar and Clean Energy Credit Union, was growing frustrated with the poor financing choices available to his customers. Turns out you can get better financing for a t.v. or couch than you can for solar panels. So he set out to do something about it. Jones and his team are…
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How Crickets and Buildings Can Save the World

We’re here with Mitchell Joachim, co-founder and director of research at Terreform ONE, located at the New Lab building in Brooklyn. Terreform ONE is an architecture and urban design research and consulting group that promotes smart design in cities. By the way, if you haven’t seen New Lab, check them out. This refurbished old shipyard in…

The New Landscape of Sustainable, Impact, and ESG Investing

On October 19th, 2017, Gitterman Wealth Management hosted the NYC Sustainable ESG Investing Conference for Financial Advisors in mid-town Manhattan.  One of the largest conferences of its kind for financial advisors in NYC brought together over 200 financial professionals to talk about the future of Sustainable, Impact, and ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) Investing. Below is a…
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The Future of Work and Why It Matters

Automation, gig work and the new economy. Here are the highlights from the Future of Work panel at the Cambridge Associates Impact Investing Conference 2017 in Denver, Colorado. Automation is already here… and growing Automation is gearing up to have a massive impact on our economy. According to McKinsey,  49% of paid activities have the…

Forget Black Friday. Let’s Make Green Friday a Thing.

This holiday season, vote with your wallet Here’s a challenge. If you’re planning on gifts for the holidays, consider buying from sustainable brands. Instead of amassing loads of stuff that eventually ends up in our oceans and landfills, why not get thoughtful gifts that do good for People and Planet? We found a great company…
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