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The Gender Gap and Gender Lens Investing
September 2016 | Gender Lens

We hear about the gender gap discussed in the news covering all types of fields and regions of the world. People can argue endlessly about the origins, culprits, and measurements of gender discrimination. Yet, data continues to show that women are significantly underrepresented in the world of financial services. PwC’s […]

Impact Investing and 401(k) Plans – What’s the Holdup?
May 2016 | Impact Investing

A February 2015 survey by Morgan Stanley found that more than 70% of individual investors are interested in sustainable investing and compared to the overall individual investor population, millennial investors are nearly two times more likely to invest in companies or funds that target specific social or environmental outcomes.   Another […]

Fixed Income Sustainability
March 2016 | Sustainable Fixed Income

Fixed income sustainability takes a positive screening approach to identify bonds that finance or support environmentally sustainable initiatives. It incorporates the “E” and the “S” of ESG, which may not be as common in fixed income as equities but it can be fully integrated into fixed income analysis and helps […]

New Year, New Resolutions
January 2016 | Impact Investing

It’s that time of year again. Yes, it’s time for resolutions. The typical ones come with the territory of a new year…lose weight, eat healthier, spend more time with family, volunteer in your community, etc.