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“The truth is finally starting to emerge about socially responsible investing” – CNBC June 16, 2017

On June 16, 2017 CNBC reported that “the truth is finally staring to emerge about socially responsible investing,” citing both recent performance data and academic research, including a 2013 meta-analysis of 25 primary studies on SRI performance. The article profiles a range of SRI options, including those with emerging markets coverage, and summarizes SRI performance […]

“IKEA is releasing a version of its iconic shopping bag made from potato chip wrappers” – Quartz – June 13, 2017

On June 13, 2017 Quartz reported that IKEA will begin selling a new version of its Frakta shopping bag made from discarded plastic materials. According to the article, (t)his latest incarnation of the iconic IKEA workhorse bag is the work of Mariam Hazem and Hend Riad, founders of Reform Studio, a design practice that produces furniture and woven textiles […]