August 16, 2010| 0

A New Measure for Social Responsible Investing

In our last blog we indicated that we may need to revisit the criteria that are often utilized for social responsible investing. As an alternative, we suggest a baseline decision criterion for investment and purchasing decisions that must first meet the threshold of human flourishing. Of the myriad of choices before us, are the investments […]

August 4, 2010| 1

Limitations to Social Responsible Funds

Investing in “socially responsible” funds, as Jeff Keenan noted in his earlier blog, is an option. But a challenge seems to be the criteria for establishing such funds. Some simply focus on avoiding certain types of products like alcohol, tobacco, weapons, and gambling. Others are narrowly focused on rating companies for labor practices. Each may […]

April 13, 2010| 2

A Tribute to Dr. Al Greene: Foundations for Integrity in Business

Doing business based on the principles of the Kingdom of God starts with a biblical worldview, and I gained my foundational understanding of that from Al Greene.

February 23, 2010| 0

The Role of Aid in Times of National Disaster

David Brooks offers well-written, often insightful commentary from a conservative perspective through his column in The New York Times. In his recent column on Haiti and aid “The Underlying Truth,” January 14, 2010, however, he missed the mark in what may seem like a minor way with major consequences. Here is my summary of his […]