Chris Farrell's 'The Greener Good' series: Ethical investing

How can you express your values, improve your financial returns and have an impact on the world? Most agree that socially responsible investing helps the planet — and your bottom line.

A warming planet changes everything, including how businesses think about investing. Environmental, social and governance (ESG) data can be used to help key players build a more ethical strategy that can also deliver solid returns.

This program is hosted by MPR senior economics contributor Chris Farrell.


  • Bruno‌ ‌Sarda‌‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌professor‌ ‌at‌ ‌‌Arizona‌ ‌State‌ ‌University's‌ ‌Global‌ ‌Institute‌ ‌of‌ ‌Sustainability‌ ‌and‌ ‌Innovation.‌

  • Heidi‌ ‌DuBois‌‌ ‌is‌ ‌an‌ executive‌ ‌vice-president‌ ‌and‌ ‌head‌ ‌of‌ ‌ESG‌ ‌for‌ ‌Edelman‌.

  • Suzanne‌ ‌Fallender‌‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌director‌ ‌of‌ ‌corporate‌ ‌responsibility‌ ‌at‌ ‌Intel.‌ ‌

“The Greener Good” series is presented by MPR News and Bank of America.

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Correction (June 17, 2021): Bruno Sarda's title was incorrect in an earlier version of this story. The article has been updated.

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