Category: Impact

MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT ESG INVESTING
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MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT ESG INVESTING

For those who prefer “give it to me straight” over “beat around the bush”, we offer this opener from a recent article about misconceptions about ESG investing, published by GreenBiz:  “The market demands ESG discipline, period. Whether you view ESG as the alpha and the omega, an opportunity for capitalism to atone and course correct,

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ESG AND WEALTH MANAGEMENT – TAKING OFF OR STALLED
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ESG AND WEALTH MANAGEMENT – TAKING OFF OR STALLED?

ESG investing has spread across institutional asset management, expanding beyond equities to include green corporate and municipal bonds and even private markets. At a minimum, asset managers are expected to measure the E, S and G risk characteristics of their strategies and around the world the bar is being raised in terms of regulatory disclosure

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INNOVATIVE FINANCING TO BOOST CARBON REMOVAL TECH
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INNOVATIVE FINANCING TO BOOST CARBON REMOVAL TECH

Nature’s most obvious form of carbon capture – forests – are imperfect in terms of their ability to address the need. They have a limited capacity and take many years to grow. They also carry the inherent risk that fire will release the trapped carbon, destroying the carbon offset potential those trees represented.  While we

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FUTURE OF ESG DISCLOSURES
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THE FUTURE OF ESG DISCLOSURES

The Financial Times’ Pensions-Expert website recently posted an article titled, “What does the future of ESG disclosure look like?” We think it’s a good question, given the range of regulations and standards on ESG disclosures in markets around the world, but the answer is not clear. What is clear is that pension fund trustees are

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Investing In Human Rights

Last week, we reiterated our view that the investment community is uniquely positioned to effect positive change by deploying capital in companies that score well on Environmental, Social, and Governance factors. To that end, we walked through the framework of a high quality ESG dataset, courtesy of our partners at OWL Analytics (shown again below).   Today,

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Impacting Change Through Socially Responsible Investing

(This is a guest post by our partner, Omega Point, from their Factor Spotlight Series) This past week we have been both outraged and heart-broken watching protests against racial injustice unfold across the country. We stand in full solidarity with the Black community to fight systemic racism. We pledge to do our part to listen

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How can families invest responsibly?

Are you concerned with the footprint of your business or investments? Check out The ImPact to explore how simple changes in your investment strategy can have a wide impact on the world.  The site is pitched toward philanthropic families (and family offices) who are considering impact investing, but there’s good information for anyone who perceives its

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