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Announcing Bill Ten, Give One: Our Pro Bono Program to Serve Richmond’s Entrepreneurs

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As founding principal of Dunlap Law, I’m thrilled to announce the launch of Bill Ten, Give One. It is our innovative new program that grants pro bono legal services to entrepreneurs from disadvantaged backgrounds. Therefore, every ten hours Dunlap Law bills to its clients, we will give away one hour of legal counsel to a hopeful, bootstrapping business owner nurtured […]

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Corporate Giants Innovating With Sustainability-Indexed Loans

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Tying interest rates to sustainability metrics might be almost unheard of right now, but with the rapid adoption of this accounting strategy by corporate giants like Phillips and Danone, it won’t be long until companies everywhere scramble to implement syndicated sustainability-linked credit facilities of their own.   The simple reason companies should, and undoubtedly will, […]

SASB Metrics Useful for Privately-held Companies - Dunlap Law - Tricia Dunlap

SASB Standards: Especially Useful for Privately-Held Companies

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5 Reasons Why Privately-held Companies Should Incorporate SASB Metrics Into Benchmarking & Strategy   1) Cut Through the Noise:  Not every sustainability issue is material to every company. Because SASB standards are research-based and founded on evidence of financial or operational impact in a given industry, every company can use them to cut through the noise […]

Differences Between SRI and ESG

SRI, ESG: Not the Same Approach to Sustainability Investing

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Lets clear up one misconception. Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) and Environmental-Social-Governance Investing (ESG) are not the same thing.   True, they are kissing cousins which prioritize sustainability and sometimes even people working in this niche conflate the two.  Both methods are founded on two core ideas: Some equities are better investments than others, and “Better” […]