Category: First Affirmative News

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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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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Podcast: George Gay and Gary Heldt

George Gay, CEO of First Affirmative Financial Network, was recently interviewed by Gary Heldt on the Grow Your Business and Grow Your Wealth podcast. The podcast features some of the brightest and successful minds in the business today to discuss tactics for growing your business. During the conversation Gary and George discussed ESG investing (environmental, social, […]

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Video: Elevate Your Practice – Customized ESG Portfolios and Impact Reporting

First Affirmative Financial Network has partnered with YourStake.org to create a strong force in the ESG/SRI arena with portfolio construction and reporting platforms that can elevate the conversation and assist in creating investments for a better future. On April 20th, Theresa Gusman (Chief Investment Officer at First Affirmative), Patrick Reed (CEO at YourStake) and Gabe […]

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Women to control $30 trillion in assets by 2030

Women and millennials value investment principles that have a positive impact on challenging issues, such as climate change, gender diversity, social justice, and employee equity. Demographic trends are among several powerful political, economic, and societal forces combining to produce a global investment landscape that demands increased alignment of core values and investment decisions.  Please read […]

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