Values-based investing options do not evolve in a vacuum, they are influenced by the pulse of our society. Here’s an interesting article about how one social movement continues to push gender issues front and center as investors make decisions about which companies they will support. ow.ly/PNyV30jDgXU... See MoreSee Less
Yesterday, we shared an article from The Union of Concerned Scientists’ blog about clean energy. Today we’re highlighting a Green Century video on fossil-fuel free investing. If you have questions about this or other ways to align your values with your investments, our website is a great place to start. ow.ly/ochC30jB04xwww.commoninterestsfinancial.com/sri... See MoreSee Less
Here's a great resource to help you learn more about how the scientific community, corporations, state and local governments and everyday people are continuing to drive the rising use of clean energy. Want to learn more about supporting the advancement of renewable energy through fossil-fuel free investing? Give us a call. ow.ly/cu6g30jzzcg... See MoreSee Less
Folks waiting for leadership at the federal level to drive our ongoing clean energy transition better get comfortable. It might be a while. Fortunately, one only has to turn one’s eyes outward from D.C.—in just about any direction—to find utilities, corporations, cities, and states taking the ...
Did you know that Socially Responsible Investing has roots that go back to the 1970’s when investors began focusing their financial impact potential around social issues such as ending Apartheid? The field has a rich history, and today we're highlighting another video that can be found on our SRI page, www.commoninterestsfinancial.com/sri: a TedTalk in which Chris McKnett discusses the contemporary significance of sustainable investing. ow.ly/dLlW30jswfl... See MoreSee Less
April is Financial Literacy Month. Check out this Huffington Post link to a collection of pieces on the topic...from millennials and retirement to money management and kids, we think you’ll find some inspiration! ow.ly/tDVm30joFQE... See MoreSee Less
The business world has long been a boys’ club. Women C.E.O.s and founders of color make up a small portion of entrepreneurs who have reached the top. Each one of the women in this group tableau has raised $1 million or more in outside capital, breaking barriers and shattering glass ceilings along ...
We're thrilled to share the new Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing (SRI) section of the website with you! It is chock full of robust content; stay tuned for a series of learning-focused posts in the coming weeks which will feature videos, articles, and more! www.commoninterestsfinancial.com/sri/#sdgs... See MoreSee Less
All investing begins with a discussion of risk and the goals you are trying to achieve. As Fiduciaries, we look to your future and the future of your beneficiaries, thinking about your goals, both short term and long term. Future generations depend on the decisions we make today, both from a financi...
This weekend at gun control marches across the U.S young advocates and families packed the streets and took a stand to demand action. Citibank has also taken bold action, the “ boldest such move to emerge from the banking sector.” Gun violence is a crisis that impacts all of us, so each one of us–from across professions and industries–is needed to find a solution. www.nytimes.com/2018/03/22/business/citigroup-gun-control-policy.html... See MoreSee Less
Two Cents • PBS Doing more by spending more has gotten easier, but we think it's important to consider the real, total price tag for these click of a button conveniences. Enjoy this Two Cents • PBS short video on the topic! ... See MoreSee Less
Time is money...right? How are on-demand services hurting and helping our wallets? When is it an investment to use these services?
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#pressforprogress #genderlensinvesting #internationalwomensday Does your work or lifestyle advance the rights of women? Tough question, we know, but it's important to ask. Today especially, we celebrate the contributions of women across the globe. But in reality, we think it's important to do this every day! Here's an array of articles gathered throughout the year to help you reflect on how you engage with the women of the world ssir.org/articles/entry/six_ssir_articles_for_international_womens_day... See MoreSee Less
With much more data and options available when it comes to investments that match your values, it might feel like making investment decisions is getting more complicated. That’s why Common Interests is here, to make the process a little bit easier for you. #nytimes #sustainableinvesting ow.ly/SiYP30iLt3l... See MoreSee Less
Here’s one for the millennials who have 5 side hustles, for those who’ve inherited from their great aunts, those who are raising young families, who are buried in student debt, who believe in that dream job, those who are saving as fast as they can, for all of you- who want to make sense of your financial lives and enjoy all that life has to offer. #millenialmoney #financialwellness #millenialdreams ow.ly/UNeS30iLsO2... See MoreSee Less
“Happy Friday,” the woman at the checkout counter says, “We finally made it.” Every week it feels the same in the corporate world – my friends are excited it’s the weekend, clients ubiquitously end emails with “have a nice weekend” or “Happy Friday,” and everyone...
Here’s a question for you: what do you think the future of green business looks like? Check out an overview examining this burgeoning business sector’s trajectory for 2018: #SDGs #sustainablebusiness #ecobusiness ow.ly/80Mr30iCYs0... See MoreSee Less
Curious about how to begin a conversation with your little ones about money? Before you get to a conversation about saving for college or moving away from home you might not think there’s not much to talk about. Au contraire...here are few simple practices and topics about money management that can help lay the foundation for sound financial decision making in the future. #kidsandmoney ow.ly/otNg30iCYh1... See MoreSee Less
How can investors help confront racial injustice? “As impact investors, we must confront racial injustice. Inequality and injustice based on race, after all, were founding economic realities of American life. Two centuries later, inequality, abuse, and discrimination are still present in every sector — in education, housing, healthcare and policing.” More from Zevin Asset Management :
Two Cents • PBS Dealing with debt? That’s rough, but far from impossible. Check out this short video from PBS' "Two Cents". And when you’re ready to talk about it, at Common Interests we’re ready for you.#financialwellness ... See MoreSee Less
Debt is one of our least favorite things to talk about, and that's one of the main reasons it is so hard to pay them off. BUT researchers have figured out how to rewire your brain to take on the debt monster.
Late last week, Danone announced it had partnered with 12 leading global banks to lower their loan rates if Danone increases its verified positive impact in the world. This may be the first time a company’s cost of capital has been explicitly tied to its third-party-verified ESG performance.