Topic: Environmental Pillar

All Investing has impact. Here we share how and why.


The Most Essential Kind of Diversity is Biodiversity

Nature’s balance reflects interdependence  We all learned in school that animals breathe in oxygen and exhale carbon dioxide – toxic for us – while plants and trees breathe in CO2 and give off the oxygen animals (including us humans) need to survive. What an amazing balance of supply and demand to meet the survival needs

July 26, 2022
blockchain and esg

Blockchain and ESG. Really.

We’ll put this one in the category of “unexpected pairings” (sort of like pickles and peanut butter, or avocados and chocolate). We’re talking about blockchain and ESG. Mining cryptocurrencies, which is tied to but is not the same as blockchain technology, uses enormous amounts of energy – Bitcoin mining takes more power than Finland uses

May 24, 2022

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

May 5, 2022
Image from OWL ESG highlighting a 'Featured Key Issue' in their Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) analysis.

Food Waste = Profit Waste | ESG Featured Key Issue

Shockingly, over one-third of all food never makes it from farm to fork. Somewhere along the supply chain, something goes wrong, and an unthinkable portion of otherwise perfectly good food winds up in a landfill. With over two billion people living in dire poverty, it’s astounding that more hasn’t been invested in reducing this food waste.

November 30, 2019

Five Steps to Become an E-S-Genius

Lots of recent articles talk about the benefits of using ESG data to invest. But what does that mean in a practical sense? How does ESG help make better investment decisions? Whether your aim is sustainable investing or increased returns (or the sweet, sweet overlap of both), here are five resources to get you started.

May 8, 2017

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