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How Community-Focused Municipal Bond Investments Can Drive Social Impact

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by Emily E. Robare, head of ESG (environmental, social, and governance) research on the municipal credit research team at Gurtin Municipal Bond Management 

International Sri Mutual Funds: Domini, Thornburg and Boston Common

Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investments
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This is the first of two articles from GreenMoney's International ESG/SRI Investing issue featuring short profiles on a number of the International SRI Mutual Funds, which invest in companies outside the United States. The information below comes from each Fund and is subject to change. We have included their website links for you to look up the latest information including Company Holdings, Country Allocations and Financial Performance. 

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Looking Beyond ESG Integration With the Matthews Asia ESG Fund

Uncovering investment opportunities with a focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors across the world’s fastest-growing region.
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by Vivek Tanneeru, Portfolio Manager at Matthews Asia 

In Asia, ESG investing encompasses large, transformational changes. It focuses on companies that can potentially deliver profits and growth from improving the quality of life across the region. Within this context, Matthews Asia launched the Matthews Asia ESG Fund more than four years ago. Managed by Vivek Tanneeru, the Fund seeks to capitalize on the growth of the region by investing with an ESG lens.

Why Invest Internationally in Companies With Strong ESG Practices?

To boost portfolio ESG quality and the potential for improved risk-adjusted returns
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by Scott LaBreche, Director at Impax Asset Management 

The megatrends underlying the transition to a more sustainable economy, such as climate change and widening inequality, are global issues. It should come as no surprise, then, that companies are addressing sustainability risks and opportunities regardless of their domicile.

So investors may be wondering, how are companies in developed markets outside the U.S. and Canada performing on sustainability issues? It varies, of course, but on the whole, they are performing better than those in the U.S.

4 Effective Strategies That Show Volunteers They Matter

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Guest post by Michael Jung

Volunteers make a difference. According to the Corporation for National and Community Service, in 2018, 77.4 million U.S. adults volunteered 6.9 billion hours – an estimated value of $167 billion. All that effort benefits many communities. But can your volunteers see the difference they make?

How Money Shapes the Story of Your Life

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by John Christianson, author of "The Wealth Creator's Playbook" and CEO of Highland Wealth Mgmt 

Our Money Stories: From Brooklyn to Asia with Love

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by Danielle Burns, Head of Business Development at CNote 

After college, I started to work in a meaningful career and my passion began to shift towards creating an environment for myself that I could be proud of and fully support. I started to think more holistically about money. How would it contribute not only to my life but to the lives of others around me? I wanted my money to support both the tangible and intangible needs and desires. I also knew that I didn’t want to be defined by money whether in the red or black.

How Do You Get Ahead in America?

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by John S. Adams, CFP, UBS Financial Services  

Paying it Forward: 40 Impacts Yields Additional 34,000+ Impacts

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This summer, forty college scholars from Usher’s New Look (UNL) learned about career opportunities at FedEx. Usher’s New Look is a nonprofit providing leadership programs that support youth in underserved communities to find their passion, and in turn, their career pathway. Because 86% of UNL youth are first-generation college scholars, UNL developed the Moguls-in-Training Leadership Summit to support essential skills for college graduation and successful career transition.

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