Tag: values investing

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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VADIS receives top ratings in the 2024 T3/Inside Information Survey

We Stand Out! For the first time ever First Affirmative’s Values Aligned Direct Index Solutions (VADIS) built in partnership with YourStake, gained a top ranking in Advisor Satisfaction with a 9.33 in the new Portfolio Design Solutions category in the T3/Inside Information Survey. View full announcement here.

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Advocacy & Impact – Q1 2024

By Kaitlyn Mitchell Coming Soon: Proxy Season 2024 In March, As You Sow published their highly anticipated 2024 Proxy Preview, offering an extensive overview of what lies ahead in the upcoming proxy season. This comprehensive report delves into the latest trends and developments in shareholder activism and corporate governance, providing invaluable insights for investors, advocates, […]

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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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