Things to think about before you invest Every day, people make choices that reflect their values. Maybe you care deeply about where your food comes from, or reducing your carbon footprint, or empowering women. Whatever your priorities are, they probably influence decisions across your life. And more and more, people
A straightforward introduction to investing, designed for the mindful investor Mindful investing starts with informed decisions. And a little basic investment knowledge can go a long way in helping you make sense out of the financial world. Start at the beginning. What is investing? Investing means using money to make
Ethical divestment—withholding or withdrawing capital from industries or companies that do not align with an investor’s values—has been a powerful tactic throughout the history of values-driven investment. And lately, the call to divest from fossil fuels can be both a soul-satisfying strategy, and a financially sound one.
Mindful of the times Values-driven investing is nothing new. As long as people have been choosing how to spend and invest their money, their decisions have been influenced by religion, ethics and personal values. That could mean withholding money from causes, companies and activities you don’t believe in, or
Breaking down the terms of the trade CSR, SRI, ESG, impact investing, community investing, mindful investing, shareholder action… What the what?! Mindful management of your financial portfolio can feel mind boggling. It’s a complicated business. And, the financial industry loves acronyms. But sift through all that jargon, and you
SRI-minded companies can attract mindful investors and outperform their peers It’s a common misconception. For some reason, people have a hard time believing that it’s totally possible to meet your financial goals without sacrificing your beliefs. Make money? Stay true to your values? INCONCEIVABLE! But the truth is,