Impact investing is a growing movement. Worldwide, an increasing number of socially minded and financially driven investors are activating capital towards advancing positive environmental and social change. Nevertheless, despite its growth, Impact investing remains a widely misunderstood investment concept. The remainder of this article will discuss common falsities related to Impact investing. However, before… Read more »
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There has been a long-existing, alleged trade-off between return on investment and allocation of financial capital towards positive environmental and/or social impact. However, investing does not need to be so one-sided.
Gitterman Wealth Management, an independent SEC registered investment advisory firm, recently announced the launch of SMART (Sustainability Metrics Applied to Risk Tolerance) portfolios, an ESG Impact investing strategy provided to fulfill client’s needs. Developed to pursue outcomes that are socially and environmentally responsible as well as cultivating for clients’ portfolios, Gitterman Wealth Management’s impact… Read more »
“In signing the Principles, we as investors publicly commit to adopt and implement them, where consistent with our fiduciary responsibilities. We also commit to evaluate the effectiveness and improve the content of the Principles over time. We believe this will improve our ability to meet commitments to beneficiaries as well as better align our investment… Read more »
“There are three steps in the revelation of any truth. In the first, it is ridiculed; in the second, resisted; in the third, it is considered self-evident.” – Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher. Do our investments define us? Often, that which we believe to be “out of our control” is easiest to rationalize. After all,… Read more »
“If you invest sustainably, you’ve got just as good a chance of beating the market or not. That question has been put to bed, and that happened during 2015.” – John Streur, President and CEO, Calvert Investment Group. Sustainable Investing: Old Trend, New Implication There has long prevailed an alleged trade-off between return on investment and allocation of capital… Read more »