Values-Aligned Investing by Lisa Goldberg September 5, 2019
If you think that fairness and access to the broadest, deepest pool of talent are good reasons for a firm to promote diversity, you may feel better after aligning your money with your personal values. If you expect a diversity-tilted portfolio to outperform its benchmark...
Values-Aligned Investing by Doug Cogan June 6, 2019
In 2015, the UN General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda, with 17 goals and 169 targets to be achieved by 2030. The SDGs are an extension and expansion of...
Values-Aligned Investing by Lisa Goldberg May 30, 2019
Financial practitioners have lots of incentives to believe that ESG investing delivers alpha. For example, ESG is among a limited number of growth areas in the financial services industry, and investors are naturally enticed by the idea that...
Values-Aligned Investing by Doug Cogan April 8, 2019
Last year, the corporate merger of Monsanto into Bayer AG (BAYN) presented values-aligned investors at Aperio with an important portfolio question: Should they retain their shares in the combined company if they objected to...
Values-Aligned Investing by Doug Cogan November 27, 2018
How do eight investor groups with ESG-related acronyms find a “coherent vision” for corporate disclosure of environmental, social, and governance issues? Create a ninth group with yet another ESG-related acronym!
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