ESG in 401(k) Plans: From “Nice to Have” to Fiduciary Obligation ESG in 401(k) Plans: From “Nice to Have” to Fiduciary Obligation

According to research by UN PRI, accommodating participant demand for more sustainable investment options is becoming a “fiduciary duty” for plan sponsors.

  • May 29, 2019
A Big Step Forward: Carbon Footprint as Performance Indicator A Big Step Forward: Carbon Footprint as Performance Indicator

Mirova is convinced that going beyond direct carbon emissions is essential to providing meaningfully sustainable, climate-friendly investments.

ESG and Sustainable Investing: Uncovering Motivations, Dispelling Myths
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ESG and Sustainable Investing: Uncovering Motivations, Dispelling Myths

It’s time to challenge many of the biggest misconceptions about ESG and sustainable investing so that conversations can be more productive.

Green New Deal – Fantasy or Reality?
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Green New Deal – Fantasy or Reality?

What is the Green New Deal – and how might it impact markets and investors?

The World Is Changing: Investing and the New ESG
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The World Is Changing: Investing and the New ESG

Sustainable companies may not only resonate with investor values – they may be better positioned for good business long-term.

A Plan Sponsor’s Guide to DOL Regulations in 2019
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A Plan Sponsor’s Guide to DOL Regulations in 2019

Updates on the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule, best practices for plan committees, retirement plan trends, and target date funds.

  • March 11, 2019
Forecasting Trends in Sustainable Investing
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Forecasting Trends in Sustainable Investing

Mirova Portfolio Manager Amber Fairbanks discusses her equity outlook for 2019 and shares insights on potential long-term ESG investment opportunities.

  • February 8, 2019
Green Bonds and the Future of Business: Managing Tomorrow's Risk Potential 
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Investors can manage risk by considering companies that are responding to the moral imperative – and possible economic consequences – of a warming world.

From the Summit: Making Sense of ESG
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From the Summit: Making Sense of ESG

Take a closer look at the current and future state of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing, the metrics that matter, and growth outlook.

Financial Industry Reimagining Businesses for a Sustainable, Greener World Financial Industry Reimagining Businesses for a Sustainable, Greener World

All types of financial service providers are retooling business models and integrating ESG practices to help shape a better world.

Managing For Volatility and Sustainability: When ETFs Meet ESGs Managing For Volatility and Sustainability: When ETFs Meet ESGs

ETF strategies have the capacity to implement a sustainable investing philosophy.

Step by Step: Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Investments Step by Step: Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Investments

Climate-conscious active management can reduce long-term risk, encourage innovation and create further opportunities towards a transitioning economy.

Sustainable Investing: Looking Beyond ESG Sustainable Investing: Looking Beyond ESG

The mindful use of resources, thoughtfulness about social footprints, and good corporate governance have become mainstream angles to consider in today’s investment world.

Mission Critical: Aligning Values with Retirement Investments
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Mission Critical: Aligning Values with Retirement Investments

See how the Shelton Group advances their sustainability mission by embracing an ESG-driven target date mutual fund option in their employee 401(k) plan.

  • August 13, 2018
Investing for a Better World
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Investing for a Better World

The first ESG-driven target date mutual funds – designed to help plan participants invest for the future with purpose.

  • April 25, 2018
Sustainable Investing: Vision Quest for an Emerging Middle Class Sustainable Investing: Vision Quest for an Emerging Middle Class

A growing middle class presents sustainable opportunities for investors to help meet demand for consumer goods and health care.