Want Strong Stocks That Also Have a Positive Impact on the World? Morgan Stanley Has 30 Candidates l Market Watch
- Morgan Stanley analysts put together a list of 30 stocks that in their view “offer a strong fundamental investment case at the same time as creating a positive social or environmental impact.” The 30 were selected by the investment bank’s sustainability team, which evaluates securities through the lens of ESG investing.
ESG and Impact Investing: Do You Know the Difference? l Investment News
- As investors increasingly rally behind the concept that their investment choices yield the ability to positively impact social or environmental issues, interest in impact investing has skyrocketed. This article takes a closer look at two terms we hear frequently — ESG and impact investing — and how they differ.
‘Green’ Investing Helps Shield Investors From Correction l Barron's
- Investing in ‘green’ funds benefits more than just the environment; this type of investing can also be healthy for investors’ bottom line, recent data says. In the first nine days of February—during which the S&P slid 7.2%—two-thirds of all sustainable funds available in the U.S. finished in the top half of their respective categories—MarketWatch reports, citing Morningstar data.
Where Are The ESG Flows? l ETF.com
Despite the superstar-level hype around ESG ETFs the past few years, JUST A handful have become bona fide hits. Of the 65 ETFs classified as “socially responsible,” only one has broken $1 billion in assets under management: the iShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETF (DSI). Fourteen others have topped $100 million in assets, a common liquidity threshold that many investors use to gauge a fund’s seaworthiness.
Kapor Capital’s New Partner Talks Health Startups, African-Americans in Venture Capital l Mercury News
- The Mercury News talked recently with Onovakpuri about her new position at Kapor Capital. The Oakland-based venture firm has diversity at its core, focuses on funding underrepresented entrepreneurs and recently announced it has invested in more than 100 companies. The interview has been edited for length and clarity.