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John Tennaro, CIMA®, CSRIC™
Investments

Podcast: What Is Sustainable Investing, Really?

John Tennaro
April 27, 2016

  We all want to make responsible decisions with our money, but are we taking responsibility for the impact our money has on the world around us? One investing approach that has gained popularity in recent years—sustainable investing—allows us to achieve both of these objectives by marrying financial goals with societal ones.     Interest in sustainable investing is...
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Strategic Philanthropy: A Higher Quality of Giving

John Tennaro
October 07, 2015

    Philanthropy is a big melting pot with a wide diversity of resources, personalities, passions, causes and influences. And, philanthropic giving is on the rise in the U.S.: total giving in the U.S. now represents approximately 2% of gross domestic product and accounted for a staggering $358.38 billion— up 5.4% in inflation-adjusted dollars from 2013 according to the Giving...
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Understanding Socially Responsible Investing

John Tennaro
July 29, 2015

  Our everyday lives consist of making decisions that are greatly influenced by our experiences and principles. These ideals help us determine what we want to be a part of and what we want to avoid. When this concept was applied to investing, it helped create what we now know as “socially responsible investing” (SRI).     SRI is a unique approach that often begins...
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Podcast: Connecting Capital with Impact

John Tennaro
June 08, 2015

  While philanthropy continues to be an enormous force in promoting the welfare of others, it is investor capital that has always had the power to inspire, transform and persuade others to do more. Often tagged as “socially responsible” or “mission-related,” investing in a purposeful manner that seeks more than just financial reward is a growing trend. It can...
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Responsible, Sustainable & Impact Investing

John Tennaro
April 29, 2015

  Across the globe, many high net worth individuals and institutions want to make the world a better place. While philanthropy continues to be an enormous force in promoting the welfare of others, it is investor capital that has historically had the power to inspire, transform and persuade others to do more.     Often tagged as “socially responsible” or...