Archive for November 2011

There’s no such thing as a free lunch, but is there a “free good”?

If I made a list of the Top Ten Questions about socially responsible investing (SRI) that I’ve faced over the past two decades, Number One would be: “Will I lose money ?” followed closely by “Is there a cost?”, “Will…

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Creative recycling in Florida

If you are a regular reader of our blog, then you know about our Eco Art program that helps to recognize the efforts of our many Green Teams. For our final quarter of the year, we are sending one of…

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Ivy Terrace

We love to see the words “Platinum” and “affordable” in the same sentence—especially in the context of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) affordable homes! Developed by Abode Communities, Ivy Terrace is an example of an award-winning, LEED for…

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Supporting urban farming in your community

We told you earlier about Growing Power, but this time I’d like to share a slightly different story—one that comes from our Green Team in Milwaukee, Wis. After learning more about Growing Power, our Wisconsin Green Team took the relationship…

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ESG Notes (Environmental, Social, Governance)

Last week’s stock market swing serves as a good backdrop for the introduction of Nelson Capital Management’s weekly Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) notes here on the blog. Since the financial crisis that began in 2008, incredible swings like we’ve…

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Bike commuters unite!

As you know from the posts of my amazing colleague Sheri Lucas, bike commuting is a big deal around Wells Fargo. Knowing that, according to EPA estimates, for every gallon of gas we save, we also eliminate 19 pounds of…

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And the winner of the 2011 Solar Decathalon is …

I’ll tell you soon! But first, a little background. As you may remember, the US Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon takes place every 2 years. It’s a competition at the university level, where teams from across the US and…

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