Socially conscious investing

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What You Need to Know About Values Investing

Socially conscious investing has gone mainstream. Many people now factor environmental, social and corporate governance criteria—the triumvirate that define so-called sustainable investing—into their portfolio decisions. And they’re not all millennial tree huggers. Schroders, a worldwide investment firm, reports that over the past five years, 70% of U.S. investors have increased their allocation to ESG investments.

How to Attract the Socially Conscious Investor

In any industry, the guiding principle for a CEO is simple: Don’t run out of money. For established companies, this means managing profits and losses for the benefit of stakeholders; for growth-stage businesses, it means finding investors to finance your next big move. If balancing these goals is keeping you up at night, rest assured

#MeToo spurs investors to move money to companies that support women

In a recent client meeting, financial advisor Stephen Rischall got asked about how to invest in companies that support gender equality and women's issues in the workplace. Think of it as a #MeToo moment. "The client said that because of the attention on the #MeToo movement and the power behind it, he wanted to invest,"