The New York Times recently published an essay by Hans Taparia titled, ‘One of the Hottest Trends in the World of Investing Is a Sham.’ While Mr. Taparia paints a broad picture of widespread greenwashing (and I guess social washing and governance washing), he fails to look beyond the marketing engines of the big Wall Street firms to see the smaller ones that actually are working for positive change.… Read the rest
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Each year, B Lab announces its Best for the World™ list of top-performing Certified B Corps driving impact in the following categories: community, customers, environment, governance, and workers.
Several state legislatures have recently begun punishing investment companies that take environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data into consideration when making investment decisions.
Elon Musk tweeted, “ESG is a scam. It has been weaponized by phony social justice warriors.” In an opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal, former Vice President Mike Pence says that investing using ESG principles is politically driven and is part of a plan by the “woke left” to conquer corporate America.… Read the rest
We know supporting nonprofits is something important to many of Earth Equity’s clients, and the opportunities to give are truly endless! In addition to volunteering your time, writing a check, or making a qualified charitable distribution, you can also donate stock to most nonprofits.… Read the rest
We are honored to share that we have been recognized for the second consecutive year by Real Leaders as they have announced the newly selected winners of the 2022 Top Impact Companies from around the world.
The 2022 list features a mix of respected impact brands of all sizes and from a variety of industries, including Traditional Medicinals, Hannon Armstrong and Ocean Brands, as well as Allbirds, Danone, and Warby Parker. … Read the rest
We are excited to share that we have officially been certified as a 1% for the Planet for the 11th consecutive year!
1% for the Planet represents a global network of businesses, individuals, and nonprofit organizations tackling our planet’s most pressing environmental issues by committing to donate the equivalent of 1% of gross annual revenue through a combination of monetary, in-kind, and approved promotional support directly to environmental nonprofits.… Read the rest
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