Investing in People and the Planet


We think Dr Robert Howell’s new book “Investing in People and the Planet” is worth your attention – and so we’re pleased to help promote his New Zealand speaking tour. You can find out more about the book on Robert Howell’s website, where he says:

In a world threatened by ecological disaster, global inequality and human tragedy, how can we make a difference? The bank that we select, the pension fund and insurance that we choose, the investments that we support, and the voice that we raise to shape Government investments and financial behaviour, can begin to make the changes that are needed when joined with the efforts of others. This book shows how and why. It can be purchased at

New Zealand Speaking Tour – Dates and Venues

Invercargill: Thursday March 23.    Southern Institute Technology Room B1-12 7.30 pm Contact:

Dunedin: March 25.  Otago Polytechnic.  4.00pm.   Lecture Room G106, Ground Floor, G Block, Otago Polytechnic, Union Street East (near corner with Harbour Terrace).

Christchurch: March 27.  5.30 pm (tea and coffee provided) for a 6.00 pm start.  Quaker Centre,   217 Ferry Rd, Christchurch.   On the corner of Nursery Road.   Some parking onsite.

Nelson: March 29.  NMIT, T Block, 7.00pm. Contact:

Wellington: March 31. GBLT3, Lecture Theatre 3, Old Govt Building, Pipitea Campus 12.30 – 1.30 pm.

Palmerston North: April 3,  5.30pm.  First floor, non-fiction section of PN Public Library.  (NB the lecture will start at 6.00 but as the main doors close at 6.00 we need to be there beforehand.)

Napier: April 4, 7.00pm.Lecture Theatre 1 , EIT, 501 Gloucester Street, Taradale.

Hamilton: April 6, 7.00pm. Waikato Cathedral Church Hall of St Peter 51 Victoria Street, Hamilton