Market Commentary

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

What’s under the hood of your mutual fund or ETF?

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Is Earth Day a Big Deal?

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Sustainable & Responsible Investing Continues to Grow at Remarkable Pace

 

US SIF, the Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment published their biennial 2018 Responsible and Impact Investing Trends today. As we have been expecting, the amount of investments categorized as being sustainable and responsible has grown considerably since the last report back in 2016.… Read the rest

Impact Takes Way More Than ESG. It Also Takes Common Sense.

Guest article by Earth Equity’s friend and colleague, Garvin Jabusch of Green Alpha Advisors

Originally published as “ESG Screens Don’t Go Far Enough” by WealthManagement


If you’re interested in sustainability focused or other forms of impact thematic investing, that’s great, and personally I believe we should all consider some allocation to solutions for our primary risks.

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The Economic Case for Fossil Fuel Free Investing

We really loved Betsy Moszeter’s article, “The Economic Case for Fossil Fuel Free Investing,” published in the November/December ’17 issue of Investments & Wealth Monitor. Moszeter is Partner & COO at Green Alpha Advisors, a responsible investment management firm in Boulder, Co.Read the rest

The Long and Short of Socially Responsible Investing

With the rise of companies engaging in socially and environmentally responsible business practices—fair trade partnerships, living wages for all workers, utilizing sustainable manufacturing and harvesting practices to name a few—debates have risen about what impact our investing strategies have. Is it just as good to invest in a company that donates a little bit of profit to charities every year as it is to choose a company intent on growing their triple bottom line?… Read the rest

Do You Need a Robo-Advisor or a Human Financial Advisor?

Society moves at a breakneck pace these days. Smartphones have given people access to virtually any information they want regardless of their location or time of day. With financial planning needs changing in seconds and people wanting information instantly, robo-advisors are being implemented more and more.… Read the rest

Renewable Energy 101: Say Hello To Geothermal

Geothermal energy is simply the use of the heat from the earth we live on.

Generally, it’s captured by pulling hot water and steam from beneath the surface and once the heat energy is utilized, returning it in the form of warm water to be heated again.… Read the rest

Renewable Energy 101: The Power of Wind

As an option for sustainable alternative power resources, wind energy is in the forefront as a viable choice. It is a renewable resource, so the supply will never deplete, and unlike conventional power plants, wind turbines or wind farms produce no pollutants or greenhouse gases.… Read the rest