Workers and consumers are holding businesses to higher standards. Why wouldn’t investors do the same? As awareness of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues grows, more people are saying ‘I want an investment that's going to help me reach my financial goals, but I'd like the more sustainable version, please’.
In this episode, Jon Hale, Ph.D., CFA, Director of Sustainability Research for the Americas at Morningstar addresses some persistent misperceptions and explains why he sees ESG becoming a permanent component of investment analysis.
As sustainable investing grows in popularity, so do the misconceptions about its framework.In this episode, Laura Gregg and David Partain speak with Kiley Miller, Director of ESG Investment Solutions at Envestnet.
Why is ESG moving from marginal to mainstream? Aligning investments with values is just the beginning.In this episode, Laura Gregg and David Partain talk with Jeffrey Gitterman, Co-Founding Partner and Creator of Sustainable, Impact, and ESG Investing Services at Gitterman Wealth Management, LLC. They discuss his passion as an ESG advocate, why he believes it belongs in every client conversation and how advisors can make it a standard practice.
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