sustainable investing

Now Is the Moment for Women Advisors and ESG Investing

The Forthcoming $30 Trillion Wealth Transfer to Women
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by Theresa Gusman, Chief Investment Officer of First Affirmative Financial Network 

An enormous transfer of wealth is underway in America that presents an historic opportunity for the financial services industry and specifically for women advisors and customized ESG investing. Female advisors – though they are outnumbered by their male counterparts by more than four to one – are better positioned to guide the clients on the receiving end of this transfer.

How Has Money Influenced My Life

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by Robert Rubinstein, Chairman and founder of TBLI Group 

New US High-Impact Sustainable Equity Strategy Launched

Sustainable Insight Capital Management and Impact Cubed Expand Strategic Alliance
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NEW YORK and LONDON, March 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Sustainable Insight Capital Management (SICM) and Impact Cubed Investments are pleased to announce the expansion of their suite of sustainable strategies with the addition of a US High-Impact Equity portfolio. The new strategy leverages the two firms’ unique alpha capabilities and sustainable expertise to meet investor demand for a US public equity portfolio with a high ESG impact.

My Journey on the Road Less Traveled (From a Scottish Univ to Impact Investing in NYC)

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by Elizabeth di Bonaventura, Senior Institutional Relationship Associate, Domini Impact Investments. 

The road less traveled has always been the path I’ve found myself on in life, whether intentionally or not. As a young girl, I did not grow up believing that I would have a career in finance. I was beguiled by misconceptions that the field was too difficult and the bar for entry too insurmountably high. Even more daunting was the lack of representation of women within the financial sector.

U.S. Farmers and Ranchers in Action Mobilizes Tech and Finance Sectors to Fulfill Agriculture's Potential as a Climate Solution

Based on new research findings, USFRA and research partners call on investors to leverage agricultural tech and finance innovation to scale up climate-smart soil health practices and revitalize rural communities
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ST. LOUIS, February 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ - In conjunction with World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), The Mixing Bowl and Croatan Institute, U.S. Farmers & Ranchers in Action (USFRA) today issued a new report[1] that analyzes the state of soil health technology and identifies opportunities to find new sources of capital to scale-up the adoption of climate-smart agriculture on farms and ranches across the U.S.

GreenMoney Interviews: Liesel Pritzker Simmons on Impact Investing

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Interviewed by Cliff Feigenbaum, GreenMoney Journal 

Welcome to the latest in the 'GreenMoney Interviews' series. Recently I spoke with Liesel Pritzker Simmons of Blue Haven Initiative, as part of our new "Millennials and Money" issue. Liesel oversees an impact investing portfolio structured to generate financial returns and address social and environmental challenges.

Money Managers and the Growth of ESG Investing

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The US SIF Foundation in its new SRI Trends Report identified 384 money managers and 1,204 community investing institutions incorporating ESG criteria into their investment analysis and decision-making processes. The $16.6 trillion in ESG incorporation assets they represent is a nearly 43 percent increase over the $11.6 trillion in such assets identified in 2018.

In terms of assets, money managers incorporate ESG factors fairly evenly across environmental, social and governance categories:.

New Report on Sustainable and Impact Investing Trends - Executive Summary

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From the US SIF Foundation

Sustainable investing in the United States continues to expand at a healthy pace. The total US-domiciled assets under management using sustainable investing strategies grew from $12.0 trillion at the start of 2018 to $17.1 trillion at the start of 2020, an increase of 42 percent. This represents 33 percent, or one in three dollars, of the $51.4 trillion in total US assets under professional management.

Advancing Women Through Sustainable Investing

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by Jennifer Coombs, associate professor at the College for Financial Planning and the founder of the financial blog, GradMoney. She is the creator, lead author, and lead instructor for the Chartered SRI Counselor™ (CSRIC™) designation program

The Future Can Be Female - Starting the Finance CEO Pipeline

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by Jane Carten, President and Director, Saturna Capital and Portfolio Manager of the Saturna Sustainable Equity Fund  

When I walk into a room and see a crowd full of white men over the age of 40, I know I’m in the right place. Lack of diversity in the asset management industry is a fact that is palpable.

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