Category: First Affirmative News

Showcasing the Power of Active Ownership: Demanding Action on Child Labor from McDonald’s and Wendy’s

First Affirmative Financial Network, a leader in values aligned investing, views proxy voting and advocacy as the impact of ownership. The firm stands by the values it shares with its clients and is committed to making a difference through working with Advisors and end-clients to generate the change they wish to see in the world. […]

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Market Commentary – Q4 2023

Quo VADIS – Where are you going? By Theresa Gusman Overview The S&P 500 advanced 11.7% in the fourth quarter, cementing a 24.3% rise in 2023. Through most of last year, the S&P 500’s narrow leadership camouflaged the paltry returns of the broader index and punished investors underweight the Artificial Intelligence (AI)-fueled stocks known as […]

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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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