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
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
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
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
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 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
Note: This commentary was sent to Earth Equity clients on August 14, 2019
We seeing a considerable drop in world stock markets today. I blame this negative movement on a number of factors, including the geopolitical shenanigans related to the trade war with China.… Read the rest
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?” (yes, that really came up) or “My landlord put in his lease he can cut off my water if I don’t pay my rent on time – can he do that?” (also illegal). … Read the rest
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