General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> April 4, 2011

Socially Responsible Investing In Alternative Energy – David Schoenwald – New Alternatives Fund Inc.

David Schoenwald co-founded the New Alternatives Fund Inc. in 1982. He is currently the President of New Alternatives Fund Inc. and the President of Accrued Equities, Inc. Mr. Schoenwald was formerly a Newspaper Reporter for Newark, N.J.'s The Star-Ledger. Mr. Schoenwald also had a law practice prior to starting the New Alternatives Fund. Mr. Schoenwald graduated from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn., and Hofstra Law School, in Hempstead, N.Y. In the 1970s, he worked on voter registration in Mississippi and spent time in Appalachia. Profile
TWST: Please begin with a brief introduction to the New Alternatives Fund Inc., including a few key highlights from your history.

Mr. Schoenwald: The fund was started in 1982. The thought process