Dollars & Chane Episode 4 Jeff Gitterman

Navigating the Sustainable Investment Seas: Insights from Jeff Gitterman

In the next installment of Dollars & Change: The Experts Guide to Sustainable & Responsible Investing, host Peter Krull is joined by Jeff Gitterman, co-founding partner of Gitterman Wealth Management, for an engaging dialogue set against the scenic backdrop of Huntington Beach, California. Jeff, a well-recognized voice in sustainable investing, expands on the evolving landscape of investment practices, highlighting the significance of integrating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations into financial decision-making.

During the episode, the pair discusses how incorporating sustainability into one’s portfolio isn’t simply a trendy choice, but a reflection of a deeper understanding of our connection to the planet and the long-term impact of our investment decisions. They explore the nuances of aligning a financial firm with sustainable goals, traversing the challenges of redefining success in an industry often resistant to change.

Drawing from Jeff’s personal journey after watching Planetary, a documentary about X, he sheds light on the human element of the financial sector and how he bridges personal values with professional objectives. Peter and Jeff also tackle the complexities of the current regulatory environment and shareholder versus stakeholder capitalism.

To conclude, Jeff and Peter contemplate the importance of preserving hope in the face of dire environmental realities, finding solace in the change champions around us. The dialogue serves as a powerful reminder that an investment strategy prioritizing sustainability has the potential to yield not only financial gains but also a collective forward momentum towards a more conscientious and habitable world.

For the complete episode, follow the link here or find Dollars & Change: The Experts Guide to Sustainable & Responsible Investing on your favorite podcast platform. We continue to seek your engagement and as always, are open to your feedback at We remain grateful to previous guests including Ed Begley Jr., Sarah Adams, and Sam Adams for their invaluable contributions. Share with us your suggestions for future discussions at our email address above and help shape the conversation.


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The Earth Equity Team.