Author: First Affirmative

ESG Investing: Building A Sustainable and Socially Responsible Investment Practice with Theresa Gusman

Listen on Apple Podcasts  The Weighing Machine with Rusty Vannemann, CFA CMT Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing has grown in popularity as people become more aware of sustainable and responsible investing. Investors are increasingly interested in companies that are offering values-aligned investing and want to incorporate socially responsible investing into their portfolios. In this episode, […]

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Proxy Vote

By Will Kenton, Investopedia View The Full Article & Its Sources Here What is a Proxy Vote? The term proxy vote refers to a ballot cast by a single person or firm on behalf of a corporation’s shareholder who may not be able to attend a shareholder meeting, or who may not choose to vote on […]

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Amount of finance committed to achieving 1.5°C now at scale needed to deliver the transition

GFANZ Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero reports? Capital committed to net zero now at over $130 trillion, up from $5 trillion when the UK and Italy assumed COP26 Presidency Today, through the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ), over $130 trillion of private capital is committed to transforming the economy for net zero.1  […]

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Fast Company’s Talib Visram reports 2021 was a record year for ESG investing! 

ESG investing continued to soar in 2021. The government could boost it even more It’s a sign of how sustainable investing isn’t just for the morally motivated anymore—it makes financial sense, too.  Faced with the ongoing calamity of climate change, both seasoned investors and those new to the market are increasingly embracing funds with more […]

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Leadership & Community Investments as Crucial ESG Components — Part 2

Listen to the Deep Impact Investing Podcast here In October 2021, Kimberly Griego-Kiel took part in the ESG For Impact! Conference in Colorado Springs. Now back with part two of her ESG for Impact! miniseries, Kim welcomes George Gay, the CEO of First Affirmative Financial Network, and Ebony Perkins, Self-Help Credit Union’s Vice President and […]

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