By Sam Skaggs, Roundtable Core member
Resiliency concepts helped me to integrate my layman’s knowledge in ecology and my conservation experience with my profession as an investment advisor. I come to this workshop looking for more ways to practice resiliency and to expand what I have learned toward applications to promote community resiliency.
As a way of background: when I began my investment business in Fairbanks over 30 years ago, I was one of the early advisors that tried to screen for companies that recognized the value of the commons and tried to avoid those that profited from passing on their external costs to the public. You can tell what side of Garrett Hardin’s Tragedy of the Commons argument I came out on. Continue reading