At home, energy costs can really add up, and it isn’t like we can simply stop using electricity. A large part of our lives at home involves the need for and use of energy. From computers to home entertainment games to television and appliances, we’re used to flipping switches on and off all day long.
Everyone’s been saying lately how SRI and ESG investing trends are on the rise, as are the assets devoted to these strategies. So it must be true, right? Well, cynicism persists.
In case you missed it - independent research firm Morningstar announced a big change this spring. They will now rank funds based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria.
As we head into yet another new year, you’d think by now it would be widely accepted that sustainable investing does not negatively impact portfolio performance. However, the stigma sadly persists.
When you hear the term capitalist what do you think of? Some envision the stereotypical evil villain sitting around counting piles of money.
Ever thought it would be possible to have 25% of the nation’s energy come from renewable sources by 2025?
This is exactly what the aptly named 25x’25 sees for America’s future.
I signed a Divestment Pledge so there’s no chance my investments could be going to the wrong people…right? So you’ve signed the divestment pledge, vowing to avoid investments in the top fossil fuel producers.
Andrew Friedman Shares Marketing Best Practices for Impact Investing Services
The demand for sustainable and responsible investments is growing, and many financial advisors are looking to meet this need by getting involved in the SRI space.
There might be more than you think.
If you think of water as a free-flowing, abundant commodity, you may want to reconsider. We all know food production is closely tied to water supply, but did you realize that the semiconductor and electronics industries are also affected by it?