Establishing clear parameters and effective regulations for the financial system and stimulating transparent assessment of financial as well as environmental, social, and good governance factors.

Asserting global leadership in combating climate change, including through tax incentives and significant public investments in clean energy technology, energy efficiency, and green collar jobs and training.

Taking a critical look at lending policies to create more accountability in the lending marketplace.

Creating more opportunities for financially struggling homeowners to restructure their mortgages, helping them stay in their homes and out of foreclosure.

"We welcome the opportunity to assist the Obama Administration in strengthening and creating policies, initiatives and programs that support good governance, transparency, and concerted attention on environmental and social issues within businesses and financial institutions," said Social Investment Forum CEO Lisa Woll.

The full text of the letter to President-elect Obama is available online at

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