Prioritizing your future needs over the present is a responsible decision, and with impact investing, your investment decisions can encourage growth not only in your financial portfolio but in the environmental, social and corporate governance [...]
The responsible investing market in the United States and around the world is growing. Investors are demanding investment vehicles that line up with their values – meaning companies will try to meet this demand.
There are differences in the way millennials engage with the investing world when compared to their contemporaries. Luckily for financial advisors, millennials aren’t that much different when it comes to money itself. Millennials want [...]
It’s trickier to measure social impact than it is to measure financial impact, as social impact can be complex. There are various approaches, methodologies, and practices for examining the social impact, all of which are effective in their own ways.
There is a lot of value in the market’s largest corporations. In fact, around 500 of the world’s companies make up 50% of the stock market capitalization: this is a fairly small number already, but when you consider that there are 50,000 [...]
Whether you care passionately about the environmental problems that have emerged as a result of climate change, social inequalities that keep people from living harmoniously, or the way corporations interact with their multiple stakeholders, [...]
Responsible investing is still growing, but it’s already much more mainstream than it was. Investors are becoming more conscious of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria when they look into where to put their money.
At Falcons Rock Impact Investments, our portfolios include those organizations that take the time and money to do good things in the world. When it comes to the social impact of investing, employment growth is one of the things we consider. So, [...]
Impact investing isn’t just about big projects around the world. Sometimes it’s about making sure that a family has a roof over their head, or that someone who is elderly or disabled has the help that they need to make sure that they can live [...]
I had planned to write a short tribute to the passing of George H.W. Bush this quarter but given the turbulence in the markets during the 4th quarter of 2018, I felt the need to provide some context. So, I moved my thoughts on our 41st [...]