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How a Compelling, Human-Centered Vision Inspires a Company

A compelling vision is inspirational, measurable, and has a deadline.

Practices Make Perfect: 5 Aspects of Sustainable Management

How do leading, well-managed companies consistently deliver top performance and seek ever higher human impact and profit? Five elements of their management systems…

Which Firms Should You Trust?

There are four groups of quantifiable metrics a HIP investor can use to evaluate companies on Trust: 1. Agreeing to be interviewed 2.…

Does Your Company’s Diversity Match Your Customers?

Global companies demand an understanding of the diversity of their customers, employees and suppliers.

Reduce Waste, Energy and Water – and Boost Your Bottom Line

Public companies are increasingly tracking earth-related metrics, from waste to water to carbon and energy. As a HIP investor, you will see improvements…

The Wealthy Employee: Why Money Ought to Go Below the CEO

Healthy, wealthy and wise, said Ben Franklin. Leading companies seek out strategies to build wealth and health for employees, typically resulting in higher…

How Measuring Health Can Strengthen the Bottom Line

Solving human needs – Health, Wealth, Earth, Equality and Trust – can be profitable. This feature delves into metrics of physical & mental…

5 Metrics You Probably Won’t See in the 10-K (But Wish You Did)

5 types of metrics – Health, Wealth, Earth, Equality, & Trust – are frequently ignored in financial reports & by traditional stock analysts.…

5 Product Categories Seeking Billion-Person Markets and High Revenue Growth

In this excerpt, we examine 5 human needs – health, wealth, earth, equality and trust – that have potential to generate high growth…

What 4 Global Trends Will Drive 21st Century Investing?

These 4 global trends are growing in scale and depth. Forward-looking investors are evaluating these trends for portfolio decisions, and seeking out sustainability-oriented…

The New Fundamentals of Investing: Building a Better World Drives Potential for Higher Profits

Now, there is a new investment approach—one that seeks bigger profits that capitalists pursue while building a better world that do-gooders desire. The…