MarketWatch Opinion: Buyer beware: What’s really in your ‘earth-friendly’ ESG fund?

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Some socially conscious mutual funds and ETFs own stocks that seem strangely out of place.

Sustainable, responsible, and impact (SRI) investing used to be dominated by mutual fund companies whose mission was to align their investment strategies with their values.… Read the rest

Empowering Your Dollars to Change the World


The Traditional Investor Mindset – Profitable Blind Faith 

First things first – before your investment dollars can change a single thing, you simply must know where your money is going. 

Sure, you may have some money invested, and it may be delivering steady returns, but many investors don’t know or even know to ask their financial advisor a few crucial questions: what companies am I supporting with my investments and do those companies’ values align with mine?Read the rest

Addendum: The Boom in ESG Shows No Signs of Slowing, Bloomberg Green

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I was quoted today in a great article in Bloomberg discussing the growth of ESG investing in addition to the risks of greenwashing as the big fund management firms join the fray – especially Blackrock, the world’s largest asset manager with over $8 trillion managed.Read the rest

When and How to Start Investing Your Cash

It’s the start of a new year, and many of us are thinking about what changes we want to make in our lives, or what things we want to tackle that we have been putting off for our future selves. At Earth Equity Advisors, we often hear from people ready to start investing their cash.… Read the rest

Earth Equity Recognized in top 150 Impact Companies in the World

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Staying Sane in a Crazy World

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Investing in Racial Justice

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