Recently a dear friend of mine Mizue Tsukushi, the founder of Good Bankers and often considered the godmother of SRI in Japan, came to visit. It was a joy seeing her and spending some quality time together. We met many years ago, just about the time when I started TBLI. After reminiscing on all the wonderful times we had together a warm feeling came over me. We have made many friends who all shared the same passion of creating an economy based upon well being, including: Mizue Tsukushi, George Curby, Tessa Tennant, Mark Campanale, Giulio Franzinetti, John Elkington, Leo Johnson, Toni Symonds, Amy Domini, Barbara Krumsieck, Josh Mailman, Wayne Silby, Wouter van Dieren, Karl Henrik Robert, Michael Braungarten, Jo Sawicki, Ida Beerhalter, Maria Cavalcanti, Mariko Kawaguchi, Stephen Brenninkmeijer, Thierry Sanders, Ian Williams, Angela de Wolf, Robert Barker, Erol Bilecen, Grace Kataoka, Rachel Kyte, Albrecht Matuschka, Michael Madden, Thomas Cauchois, Paul Rose, Ewoud Goudswaard, Gloria Nelund, James Gifford, Paul Clements Hunt and hundreds of others that have helped TBLI along the way with our mission.
To all those friends, family and acquaintances, thank you for helping and giving me the inspiration and strength to persevere and bring TBLI CONFERENCE™ to Wall Street. Looking forward to greeting you all in New York, June 17-18.