Asian Volatility and Toxic Products; Citizen Investors Democratizing Capitalism

As goes the Chinese stock market, so may go US markets. But what happens when the volatility in China is of a different kind – consumer panic over product toxicity concerns? American companies selling products in Asia can suffer extremely volatile product sales due to “regulation by scandal.”

Melissa_BrownWe speak with Melissa Brown, director of ASRIA — The Association for Sustainable & Responsible Investment in Asia. Then, we talk with Stephen Davis regarding his book “The New Capitalists: How Citizen Investors Are Reshaping the Corporate Agenda.” He talks about how citizens, through their retirement savings, are beginning to reshape the agenda of mutual funds and corporations.

Cohosts Sanford Lewis, Bill Baue and Francesca Rheannon

ASrIA – The Association for Sustainable and Responsible Investment in Asia

Davis Global Advisors

Investor Environmental Health Network

SocialFunds Book Review–The New Capitalists: How Citizen Investors Are Reshaping the Corporate Agenda

About Bill Baue

Bill Baue is Co-Director of Sea Change Media, a non-profit that makes connections in the shift to social, environmental, and economic sustainability. He co-hosts/produces Sea Change Radio, a nationally syndicated show that podcasts globally.