Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Show 20: Take Back Your Time/The Reit Stuff

TAKE BACK YOUR TIME is a major U.S./Canadian initiative to challenge the epidemic of overwork, over-scheduling and time famine that now threatens our health, our families and relationships, our communities and our environment. Corporate watchdog radio discusses the challenges this issue poses to corporate policy.

Then, we discuss the role that some real estate management companies, known as REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS(Reits), could play in yielding energy efficiency and healthy buildings.

Guests include Professors Rebecca Kneale Gould of Middlebury College and Gary Pivo of the University of Arizona.


Take Back Your Time

Real Estate Investment Trusts article: Socially Responsible Property Investment Still on the Drafting Table article: Wanted: Socially Responsible Real Estate Investments

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Show 19--Sudan Divestment

Eric Reeves, professor of English at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts and host of, speaks about the campaign he helped initiate to divest from international companies doing business with the genocidal regime in Sudan. Peter Kinder, founding president of socially responsible investing research firm KLD Research & Analytics, compares and contrasts Sudan divestment with South Africa divestment, and KLD research expert on Sudan Claire Moroni discusses KLD's new Sudan Divestment Tool modeled on the Illinois State divestment legislation.

Listen article: KLD and ISS Offer Research Tools for Divesting from Sudanese Genocide and Terrorism article: Divesting From Genocide: A Conversation with Eric Reeves of the Divest Sudan Campaign article: Divesting from Genocide: More Conversation with Eric Reeves of the Divest Sudan Campaign