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Now’s the Time to Invest in SRI

We can imagine a time when our grandkids might say, ‘You mean you knowingly invested in companies that were polluting or using sweatshop labor?’ If you haven’t already moved your portfolio, here are THREE REASONS NOW'S THE TIME to consider Sustainable, Responsible, Impact (SRI) investments. First, demand for SRI investments has been steadily growing for over two decades and today more than ever, there is a tremendous amount of evidence that SRI principles have a positive impact on long-term risk-adjusted returns. People have been investing this way and studying this approach to investing for decades now. There are numerous studies and even meta studies documenting the long-term performance b

Investing in Gender Equality

During her acceptance speech at the 2015 Academy Awards, actress Patricia Arquette spoke to the continued discrepancy in pay between Hollywood’s males and females. The move was likely spurred by the Sony hack of 2014 where confidential documents revealed stark differences in compensation at various levels of the film industry. Though it’s remerged in mainstream consciousness now, pay discrepancy in the workforce has been highlighted for years. As of 2012 the Pew Research Center noted that, all else being equal, women earned 84 cents on the dollar compared to men. While discrimination in any form is an ethical problem by itself, investors are becoming aware of its impact on corporate value an

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