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Record 515 institutional investors managing $35 trillion in assets urge governments to step up ambition to tackle climate change

Ahead of next week’s United Nations Climate Action Summit, a record 515 institutional investors managing $35 trillion in assets urged governments worldwide to step up action to tackle climate change and achieve the Paris Agreement’s goals. The Global Investor Statement to Governments on Climate Change, developed by the seven Founding Partners of The Investor Agenda, […]

Climate Risk in Passive Investing

We’ve been seeing a lot of articles recently about a “bubble” in passive (index) investing. We haven’t commented much on this trend, as we’re big fans of low cost index funds in our portfolios. However, an article came out yesterday in Forbes that makes a point connected with this debate that we agree with wholeheartedly. […]

President Macron of France addresses PRI In Person 2019

This week marked PRI In Person, the United Nations-Supported Principles for Responsible Investing’s (PRI) annual meeting. We weren’t able to attend since it’s hard to justify a Paris trip, but we wanted to share the remarks that President Macron made to open the meeting. We’re proud to be a signatory of the PRI, and to […]

Common Interests recognized as a “Best For The World” B Corp for exceptional impact on our customers

Common Interests, a Certified B Corporation, has been named a Best For The World honoree for the fourth year in a row in recognition of our work to improve the lives of our customers through the use of our services. Ranking in the top 10 percent of all 3,000 B Corps for our positive impact […]

Listen to Bob Goellner on the Changing The Rules Podcast!

Bob was interviewed by an old friend on a new podcast, Changing the Rules, which was started with the understanding that “stress caused by changing life situations can be reduced if you have a plan.” Bob tells the story of how and why Common Interests was founded, how and why he picked our name, and […]

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