Julie Gorte

June 4, 2019

Sustainable Investing and the Debate Over Standards

Joe Keefe and Julie Gorte weigh in on the debate about a lack of standards for sustainable investing and the inconsistency of sustainability “ratings.”
May 23, 2019

Global Thematic Investing – Funds for a Sustainable Future [Advisor Webcast]

Get a closer look at the benefits of sustainable investing in this webcast created exclusively for advisors, which explores the risk management and potential performance benefits of integrating ESG analysis into investment decision-making and the positive impact that investors can have by engaging directly with companies on key global issues.
May 17, 2019
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The Investment Case for Gender Equality

Updated for 2019, this article explores noteworthy additions to an already robust body of research showing that the case for gender equality has never been stronger.
April 22, 2019
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Are Women Good for the Climate?

A growing body of literature reveals that when it comes to climate mitigation, gender matters
April 1, 2019
Men and women in a conference room

Board Diversity: Time’s Up on Good Intentions

If companies don’t want to be held accountable by mandates, then gender diversity needs to become more than a talking point.
March 26, 2019
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Does the PG&E Bankruptcy Really Indicate That Sustainable Investing is a Mess?

One recent news article posits that the PG&E bankruptcy has exposed “blindspots” in sustainable investing, while another argues that sustainability analysis can help investors identify companies that may be skating on thin ice. Can both views be true?
March 26, 2019

ESG to the Next Degree [Advisor Webcast]

Get a closer look at the benefits of sustainable investing in this webcast created exclusively for advisors, which explores the risk management and potential performance benefits of integrating ESG analysis into investment decision-making and the positive impact that investors can have by engaging directly with companies on key global issues.
March 14, 2019

Adapt or Dry

A continually warming climate means more water stress for humans: too much of it in some places, too little of it in others. And that brings new risks — and opportunities — for investors.
March 14, 2019
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Leaving No One Behind Is an Opportunity for Investors

Climate change, pollution and a growing population are key players in water investment momentum, and the investment opportunities are surprisingly diverse and resilient.
February 1, 2019

The Transition to a Sustainable Economy

Investors have a financial interest in a seamless transition to a more sustainable economy — and a lot of money at risk if we continue with business as usual.