Making a Difference: The Sustainable Shift in Investment Strategy with Sarah Adams

In our second episode of Dollars & Change: The Experts Guide to Sustainable and Responsible Investing, host Peter Krull sits down with Sarah Adams, the Chief Sustainability Officer and co-founder of Vert Asset Management, a dedicated ESG fund manager that bridges the gap between financial services, capital markets, and environmental advocacy, with a mission to make sustainable investing easier for advisors.… Read the rest

Brand New Year, Brand New Podcast – Ed Begley Jr. Joins Peter Krull for the Inaugural Episode of Dollars & Change: The Expert’s Guide to Sustainable and Responsible Investing

Sustainable and responsible investing has been core to Earth Equity’s mission since our founding in 2004. Peter Krull, the Partner and Director of Sustainable Investing, is passionate about educating others about everything from aligning your investments to your values to greenwashing.… Read the rest

My Favorite Three Social/Environmental Books

I typically read between fifty and sixty books a year. That’s a lot of reading between my Kindle and my Audible subscription; if I’m not working, I usually have my Kindle in my hands or my headphones on!

Over the past few years, there have been a couple of social and environmentally-focused books that stand out for me.… Read the rest

Make A Difference, Magnify Your Impact

As an SRI investor, you’ve made a conscious choice to align your investments with your values. Philanthropy, like investing, is another important piece of your sustainable lifestyle. By donating your time, skills, and money to local nonprofits you can magnify your impact for the greater good of your community.… Read the rest

Earth Equity Advisors Attend Economic Bruncheon Celebrating Women Leaders of WNC

Earth Equity’s Leesa Sluder and Kerry Keihn attended this year’s event.

The third annual Economic Bruncheon, organized by powerhouse Emily Breedlove, was held this year at the Masonic Temple.  In the past year, Emily has transitioned her business to focus on “Leading Edge Growth Strategies for Women Disruptors”. … Read the rest

Meet the domestic violence survivor changing the world, one blanket at a time

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. It’s also the month my company turned 2.

That isn’t a coincidence. I started Thread Talk in October of 2017 because I am a domestic violence survivor, and I wanted to build a business that would allow me to empower and support other survivors, while helping me build my own purpose-driven life.… Read the rest

Earth Equity’s Kerry Keihn Attends Ten Thousand Villages National Workshop

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Earth Equity Advisors Sponsors Our Global Table Event

On Sunday, July 21st, I had an awesome time at Pisgah Legal Services’ second annual ‘Our Global Table’ fundraiser. I became involved with Pisgah Legal Services’ young professionals board shortly after moving to Asheville in 2015. In my previous career as a financial and housing counselor, I worked closely with the local legal aid provider, especially when clients would ask me questions like, “Is it okay that my landlord put in my lease he can have video cameras in my apartment?”… Read the rest