Blog Posts

Sustainable Finance or Big Bank Censorship?

For the last decade, environmental and shareholder activists have been increasing pressure on…
November 30, 2020

The SEC’s Updated Requirements for Shareholder Proposals

Currently, if you own $2,000 in stock in a company for a year,…
November 23, 2020

Zappos Adaptive: Doing Good For The Community by Doing Good For Business

In 2014, Tonya Richardson called Zappos customer service because she had received the…
November 16, 2020

ESG Investing: Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg?

In modern investing, especially investing targeted towards millennials, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing is…
November 9, 2020

The Role of Business in Society

In the first annual message to congress in 1801, Thomas Jefferson penned, “Agriculture,…
November 9, 2020

The Negative Impact of Impact Investing

The U.S. has come to an unfortunate place where activists demand that companies…
November 2, 2020

Corporate Social Responsibility: Flawed Inputs Mean Flawed Outputs

Corporate social responsibility is the hot new topic around investing – so it’s worth considering…
October 9, 2020

Unsurprisingly, CEOs’ “Stakeholder Capitalism” Fails to Satisfy Proponents

In August 2019, the Business Roundtable (BRT), led by 181 CEOs of some of the…
October 5, 2020

The Pipe Dream of Standardizing ESG Metrics

On CNBC’s Squawk Box last week, Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan introduced his…
October 1, 2020

Voice Your Vote

As a retail investor, you own a part of every company whose shares…
August 29, 2020