Earth Equity CEO featured on The Last Environmentalist podcast

Earth Equity Advisors’ CEO and Director of Investments, Peter Krull was recently a guest on The Last Environmentalist podcast, hosted by Josh Dorfman. The two discussed the importance of responsible investing, divesting from fossil fuels and reinvesting in sustainable solutions. They also discussed:

  • Creating a socially responsible portfolio that invests positively
  • How portfolios without fossil fuel companies are creating better returns
  • Impact X-Ray portfolio analysis and the criteria for investing through Earth Equity Advisors
  • Picking the sustainable stocks that became the Green Sage Financial Portfolio
  • Diversification and the typical stocks in an SRI portfolio
  • The top resources for educating yourself on sustainable and responsible investments
  • Why you need to be cautious about Environmental Social Governance (ESG) ratings
  • Why it is vital to do your due diligence
  • Why your climate-friendly stock portfolio needs diversification
  • Why you should work with a professional

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2019 Speaker Series – Climate Solutions: Taking A Bite out of Food Waste

Over 150 people turned out for Earth Equity Advisors’ annual Speaker Series in November. This year, we drew inspiration from Project Drawdown, which names reducing food waste as one of the top three most impactful climate solutions.  Earth Equity’s Founder & CEO, Peter Krull moderated a discussion with Katherine Miller, VP of Impact at the James Beard Foundation and Jonathan Bloom, author of American Wasteland.… 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

Earth Equity Advisors Re-Certified as a B Corporation

Earth Equity Advisors, Asheville’s only investment management firm dedicated to sustainable, responsible and impact investing, recently completed its recertification as a B Corporation. The certification process takes place every three years and ensures that the principles espoused by B Labs are incorporated into the company’s processes and operations.… Read the rest

Gaia Herbs Open House

I recently attended Gaia Herbs reception at their new facility in Mills River. They are one of Western North Carolina’s newest B Corporations and they are an excellent example of the impact responsible companies make in community members’ lives.

The tour guide who showed us the new warehouse and office space described how four years ago he was living out of his car shortly before getting a job with Gaia Herbs.… Read the rest

Earth Equity Advisors Sixth Annual Speaker Series

Climate Solutions: Taking a Bite out of Food Waste

Earth Equity Advisors is proud to be hosting our sixth annual speaker series on Tuesday, November 5th at The Collider in downtown, Asheville, NC. This year’s event will continue to use climate solutions from the Drawdown Project as a theme.… Read the rest

Earth Equity at the Climate Strike

On Friday, the Earth Equity team closed the office and participated in the Global Climate Strike from 11 am until 1 pm. Hundreds turned out first at Pack Square and then the group transitioned over to the front of Asheville City Hall to express their concern about the glacial pace of climate solutions being offered by world leaders.… Read the rest

We’re Going On Strike

The team at Earth Equity Advisors will be joining millions of students and businesses from across the globe and going on strike for the climate tomorrow. From 11 am until 1 pm, our office will be closed as we walk from our Downtown Asheville office to Pack Square and City Hall to strike for global action on climate.… Read the rest

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

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Earth Equity CEO Earns Responsible Investing Designation

Earth Equity Advisors Founder, CEO and Director of Investments Peter Krull recently completed the certification program for the Chartered SRI Counselor™ designation through the College for Financial Planning. The designation focuses on all aspects of sustainable, responsible and impact investing (SRI) including history and foundations, different approaches to the practice, portfolio construction and environmental, social and governance (ESG) research.… Read the rest