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In this issue...
PAGE 3: What Kind of World are You Saving For?
PAGE 4: Workers Call for Driscoll’s Berry Boycott, Citing Labor Abuses
PAGE 5: Chipotle, Panera Take Steps for Good Food
PAGE 5: VICTORY—Hellman's Mayonnaise and Similac Baby Formula to offer non-GMO varieties
PAGE 6: Green Your Intimate Moments
PAGE 8: Green Businesses Provide Aid to Nepalese Earthquake Victims
PAGE 9: Action on Behalf of Bees
PAGE 9: No More Fracking!
PAGE 11: VICTORY—
Hershey Kisses GMOs Goodbye
PAGE 11: VICTORY—The Children’s Place to Compensate Rana Plaza Victims
PAGE 12: Winter People & Planet Award Celebrates Green-Energy Leaders
PAGE B: Investing in Change
PAGE D: Investing in Resilience
PAGE I: Invest For Your Future and a Better World
PAGE N: 6 Signs You Need a New Financial Advisor
PAGE P: Shareholders Take Action
PAGE R: INFOGRAPHIC: Why Clean Energy Investment Matters
PAGE S: Fossil-Fuel Divestment: Powerful Action, Competitive Returns
PAGE T: Break Up with Your Mega-Bank in 10 Easy Steps
PAGE U: Take charge of your card
PAGE W: The 5 Coolest Calculators for Financial Wellness
PAGE X: 5 Green Ways to Save More Than $8,000 a Year
PAGE Y: Apps to Make Budgeting a Snap
PAGE 38: Letters & Advice
PAGE 38: About Those Advertisements…
PAGE 39: Walmart’s “Sustainability Leaders”


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Summer 2015 Issue
Investing Can Change the World

Investing Can Change the World coverIf you think you don’t have enough money to become a socially responsible investor, think again—for the health of our planet.
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Featured Articles:

The 5 Coolest Calculators for Financial Wellness
From Retirement, to saving for a child's education, to mortgages, find the calculators you need. Read more »

Invest For Your Future and a Better World
Three strategies to help your money work for you and for social and environmental responsibility. Read more »

5 Green Ways to Save More Than $8,000 a Year
Part of making a difference with your money is ensuring that you save enough to put it into the saving and investing vehicles that can do the most good.
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Green Your Intimate Moments
You may have thought about greening your bedroom, but have you thought about greening what goes on in your bedroom? Read more »

WEB EXCLUSIVE: NY Cracks Down on Toxic Nail Salons
On top of forced overtime, wage theft, and poverty-level wages, the workers are routinely exposed to toxic chemicals linked to skin and respiratory conditions, reproductive harm, and cancer. Read more »


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Check out this previous labor-themed article from the Green American:

Mutual Funds Aimed at Empowering Women
Many socially responsible mutual funds screen for diversity and/or equal employment opportunity (EEO). Read more »

Mortgages from Responsible Banks
Consider getting your mortgage through a community development bank or credit union that will use your money for good. Read more »


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