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Read Excerpts from the Book, 'The HIP Investor'
Can an investment help the pocketbook and the planet at the same time? Definitely, says R. Paul Herman, author of "The HIP Investor: Making Better Profits by Building a Better World."
Matter Network is proud to present excerpts from Herman's book as an ongoing series. Explore the links below, and put your money on a wiser course.
1st in Series: The New Fundamentals of Investing: Building a Better World Drives Potential for Higher Profits
2nd in Series: What 4 Global Trends Will Drive 21st Century Investing?
3rd in Series: 5 Product Categories Seeking Billion-Person Markets and High Revenue Growth
4th in Series: 5 Metrics You Probably Won't See in the 10-K (But Wish You Did)
5th in Series: How Measuring Health Can Strengthen the Bottom Line
6th in Series: The Wealthy Employee: Why Money Ought to Go Below the CEO
7th in Series: Reduce Waste, Energy and Water – and Boost Your Bottom Line
8th in Series: Does Your Company's Diversity Match Your Customers?
9th in Series: Which Firms Should You Trust? Try These Honest Investor Metrics
10th in Series: Practices Make Perfect: 5 Aspects of Sustainable Management
11th in Series: How a Compelling, Human-Centered Vision Inspires a Company
12th in Series: Metrics That Matter: How Quantifying Good Can Lead to a Better Bottom Line
13th in Series: The Greenest Part of Your Business Can Be Your Financial Statements
14th in Series: Who’s in Charge Here? How Bottom-Up Empowerment Still Needs Top-Down Accountability
15th in Series: When Seeking Long Term Profit, Every Decision Matters - Especially Ones that Change the World
16th in Series: How to Boost the Bottom Line with Sustainable Products and Initiatives
17th in Series: What Secrets Are Hiding Off Your Balance Sheet?
18th in Series: Paying Attention to Risks Pays Dividends to Sustainable Investors
19th in Series: How HIP Are Your Holdings? Score them for Human Impact + Profit
20th in Series: How to Be Sustainable Across All Assets in Your Portfolio
21st in Series: Where Does Your Cash Sleep at Night?
22nd in Series: Loaning Your Money for Impact Can Also Generate Income
23rd in Series: Venturing into Growth Industries with High-Impact Capital
24th in Series: Rooting Your Portfolio in Positive-Impact Farmland, Real Estate and Housing
25th in Series: Give Money, Get Impact, Save Taxes – the Power of Social Entrepreneurs for Your Portfolio
R. Paul Herman is CEO and founder of HIP Investor Inc. [http://www.HIPinvestor.com] Herman is the author of “The HIP Investor: Make Bigger Profits by Building a Better World,” [ http://bit.ly/HIPinvestorBook ] published by John Wiley & Sons in 2010. Herman is a registered representative of HIP Investor Inc., an investment adviser registered in California, Washington and Illinois.
NOTE: This feature, excerpted and adapted from the HIP book, is not an offer of securities nor a solicitation. The information presented is for information and education purposes, and is NOT an investment recommendation. Past performance is not indicative of future results. All investing risks loss of principal. The author and his clients may invest in the companies mentioned above, including in the HIP 100 Index portfolio. Details and full disclosures are at www.HIPinvestor.com