Getting in Touch With Green Money (A Sampler)

Watchdog and Research Organizations

"As You Sow, (415)391-3212, www.asyousow.org. Represents SRI investors in a "dialogue" with corporations.

"Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies (CERES), (617)247-0700, www.ceres.org. A coalition of environmental, investor and advocacy groups that holds companies to a 10-point code of environmental conduct.

"Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), (212)870-2295, www.iccr.org. A coalition of religious investors working to promote corporate responsibility. Assists investors who wish to co-file resolutions.

"Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC), (212)833-0700, www.irrc.org. Offers an array of services for portfolio screening and corporate benchmarking. Provides information on shareholder activism and guidance on proxy voting worldwide.

"KLD Research & Analytics, (617)426-5270, www.kld.com. Compiles social profiles on 3,000 U.S. companies, as well as global lists on controversial industry involvement. Maintains SRI benchmark indexes, including the Domini 400 Social Index.

"Social Investment Forum, (202)872-5319, www.socialinvest.org. A nonprofit membership group for financial professionals promoting the practice and growth of SRI.

SRI Books, Periodicals and Web Resources

"Published since 1988, the bimonthly Business Ethics magazine (www.business-ethics.com) is the oldest and still-leading chronicler of the socially responsible business movement.

"The Divine Right of Capital: Dethroning the Corporate Aristocracy (Berrett-Koehler, $24.95) by E co-writer Marjorie Kelly "shows how the corporate mandate to maximize returns to shareholders is out of step with democratic and free-market ideals."

"GreenMoney Journal, (800)849-8751, www.greenmoneyjournal.com, maintains both a well-trafficked website and a quarterly newsletter largely devoted to SRI.

"Investing with Your Values (New Society, $10.95), by Jack Brill, Hal Brill and Cliff Feigenbaum (publisher of the GreenMoney Journal) is a good choice for readers interested in making SRI investments.

"The Mindful Money Guide (Ballantine, $13) by E‘s co-writer, Marshall Glickman, is not restricted to social investing, but is written for people interested in integrating their values and aspirations with their finances.

"The SRI Advantage (New Society, $29.95), edited by Peter Camejo. The SRI Advantage is comprised of articles by a variety of SRI experts on mutual fund performance, community and international investing, and pension funds.

Banks

"Chittenden Bank, (800)545-2236, www.sociallyresponsible.chittenden.com.

"Self-Help Credit Union, (800)476-7428, www.self-help.org.

"ShoreBank Pacific/Eco Deposits, (877)326-4326, www.eco-bank.com.

Mutual Funds

"Calvert Financial Group, (800)368-2748, www.calvertgroup.com.

"Citizens Funds, (800)223-7010, www.citizensfunds.com.

"Domini Social Investments, (800)762-6814, www.domini.com.

"Green Century Funds, (800)934-7336, www.greencentury.com.

"New Alternatives Fund, (800)423-8383, www.newalternativesfund.com.

"PAX World Fund, (800)767-1729, www.paxworldcapital.com.

"Portfolio 21, (877)351-4115, ext. 21, (503)224-7828, www.Portfolio21.com.

"Sierra Club Mutual Funds, (866)897-5982,www.sierraclubfunds.com.

"Winslow Green Growth Fund, (888)314-9049, www.winslowgreen.com.

Money Managers/Financial Consultants

"The Clean Yield, (800)809-6439, www.cleanyield.com.

"First Affirmative Financial Network, (800)422-7284

"Principle Profits, (800)972-3289, www.PrincipleProfits.com.

"Progressive Asset Management Network, (800)786-2998, www.progressiveassetmanagement.com.

"Trillium Asset Management, (800)548-5684, www.trilliuminvest.com.

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