An Argument For a Net Zero Investment Company

Why it is Important If US investment managers create carbon-neutral offices, collectively, they would sequester the carbon equivalent of over a million acres of US forests per year. It does not sound possible, but if you factor in the power of multiplication, it makes sense….

What’s Your Portfolio’s Carbon Emissions?

Greenhouse gas is the newest metric in portfolio allocation. The hardest investor questions are those you don’t have the answers to, especially when it could be the difference between an allocation or a “we’ll keep you on the watchlist.” Historically, fund managers have never considered…

Outsourced ESG Services

Implementation Services Develop an ESG policy that meets your goals and fits within your culture and investment processes Create a socially responsible program for management company based on your principles Become a Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) signatory Provide implementation ESG training Ongoing Services Compliance…

Five Ways To Get A Red Card On Your ESG Policy

ESG information is a powerful analytical investment tool. It screens out bad actors, identifies unforeseen risks, and finds hidden opportunities. When genuinely implemented ESG strategies of all kinds address climate change, social inequities and promote sustainable values. A true nirvana increases returns while advancing global…

Is My Water Safe?

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 6: Ensure access to water and sanitation for all Target 6.1 By 2030, achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all. It depends on where you live. NYC water is sourced from The Catskill Mountains and is some…

Evaluating Your Virus Response Using ESG

ESG can be a very effective way to evaluate your virus response. Many see ESG as a way to drive social change, but the savvy investor knows ESG information is a great way to identify sources of risk and opportunity. Before moving forward let’s see…

6% of Fortune 500 CEOs Are Female

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 5: Gender Equality Target 5.5: Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision making in political, economic and public life. American women have made significant progress integrating into the senior ranks of business and government…

A Tale Told By NYC

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 4: Quality Education Target 4.1: By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education leading to relevant and Goal-4 effective learning outcomes. New York City recently announced that the public high school graduation rate…

30.4 Million Americans Have No Health Insurance

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Target 3.8 Achieve universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services and access to safe, effective, quality and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all. Health…