Food Security | Quantitative Easing | Salvaging 2020

“Ethical Markets recommends WRI’s useful overview of global food challenges and possible ways to address todays multiple crises, see below. Overlooked is a needed focus on the basic unsustainability of today’s global food system still teetering perilously on the planet’s dwindling less than 3% of freshwater. Thus, there is no recognition …

Alternative proteins are poised to flourish post Covid-19

“Ethical Markets highly recommends the research in the Good Food Institute’s 2019 State of the Industry Report “PLANT-BASED MEAT, EGGS AND DAIRY“. We have been following all these interesting companies in our “Transitioning to Science-Based Investing, 2019-2020“.  We agree that these companies will be in the next “winners circle” of  Post-Covid-19 companies, now that fossilized …

Innovators take market share during periods of disruption

We’re pleased to report that through April 30th, all of our core portfolios have exhibited downside protection relative to broad equity markets year-to-date, including versus our benchmark, the MSCI All Country World Investible Market Index (MSCI ACWI IMI). We hope you and yours are well, and—as always—we’re grateful for the trust you’ve …

In America’s Philanthropy Community, Giving Out Green is Far Too White

  In America’s Philanthropy Community, Giving Out Green is Far Too White By Leon Kaye   Researchers crunched the numbers and concluded that in the world of philanthropy, white nonprofit leaders disproportionately benefit from such largess. Millennials Will Force an ESG Revolution By Ian Robertson   Driven in part by …

Are you applying current ES&G trends to your proxy voting?

Investors look to experts for insight and guidance into evolving governance trends across the globe.  As a recognized global leader in corporate governance and responsible investment, ISS provides investors with in-depth, timely research that covers a range of markets and topics during a given proxy season. Please access our U.S. ESG Preview, U.S. Governance & Compensation Preview and  Pan-European Preview to read more about topics and trends that …

New FC4S report “Nudging the Financial System” Invitation to Mahenau Agha

“Ethical Markets welcomes this new report from UNDP FC4S and the Inquiry: Design of a Sustainable Financial System.  We have participated in and fully support all the ground-breaking reports the Inquiry (www.unepinquiry,org) have produced since its founding in 2014.  Today, this latest report “NUDGING THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM“ moves another light year ahead …