The HIP investor : make bigger profits by building a better world / R. Paul Herman ; with Jessica Skylar and Gayle Keck
- The importance of human impact to investors -- Assessing the global trends : why HIP and why now? -- Bringing products to market that solve a human need -- Count the quantifiable human, social, and environmental impacts -- Directly embed HIP criteria into decision making -- Equating impacts to profit and valuation -- Framing your portfolio for human impact + profit -- Growing a HIP approach into your entire portfolio -- How to make a future HIP world.
- A new breed of investing that combines making more money and making a difference First there were the "Profiteers," investors who sought to make money regardless of the cost to society. Then came the "Do-Gooders," investors who avoided "bad" companies and supported "good" ones, based on philosophy over financials. Now this book introduces a brand new breed of investor: The HIP Investor . Written for those who want to profit handsomely while also building a better world, it will help you discover companies that are boosting the bottom line by solving key human needs through innovative products and services-benefiting customers, engaging employees, and delivering sustainable, profitable growth for their investors. That's the Human Impact + Profit, or HIP, approach. In The HIP Investor, R. Paul Herman-creator of the HIP methodology-introduces a revolutionary system that allows investors to profit and make a positive impact. It values measurable results over policies and philosophies, and shows how higher-performing companies can deliver both human impact and profit for shareholders. This book Provides a compelling, easy to use "investor tool-kit" so you can quickly "HIP" your portfolio Reveals the three questions you should ask when looking for a company to invest in Illustrates how world problems can be solved for profit by companies and investors making informed decisions You can make money while making a difference, and The HIP Investor is here to show you how.
- 9780470575123 (cloth) and 0470575123 (cloth)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-304) and index.
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