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Just over a year ago, the Divest Invest movement announced that entities managing assets of more than $52 billion had agreed to divest from fossil fuels. Fast forward one year and the movement has taken off. The assets under management (AUM) of individuals...
This blog post takes a look at how philanthropy can leverage Divest-Invest principles, which encourage divesting assets from fossil fuels and investing in clean energy and sustainable practices and products, in order to support a cleaner, healthier future.
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HEFN member Ruth Hennig shares her thoughts on why philanthropy struggles to attract and retain funders to environmental health issues, and what it can do to change that in this Giving InSight blog post.
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Shorey Myers
Steering Committee Member
Shorey Myers, Executive Director of the Jenifer Altman Foundation, has been with the Foundation since 2010.  Shorey's work over the past decade includes a strong focus on global environmental health and justice issues as well as philanthropic support of...

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