Tag: socially responsible investing

Impact Shares Founder Ethan Powell Explains First Ever Non-Profit ETF Platform

Ethan Powell, Founder & President of Impact Shares, highlights the first ever non-profit ETF platform and offers his perspective on the current ESG ETF landscape.

ETFs vs Mutual Funds: Why Tax Efficiency Matters

The impact of taxes on investment returns is often overlooked.  Nate & Conor explain key differences in the tax efficiency of ETFs versus mutual funds.  Ethan Powell, Founder & President of Impact Shares, highlights the first ever non-profit ETF platform and offers his perspective on the current ESG ETF landscape.

Socially Responsible Investing: Gender Diversity

More investors are placing an emphasis on socially responsible investing, including investing in companies where gender diversity matters.  Nate & Jason explore the issue of gender inequality in corporate America and discuss how some investment companies are looking to alter the landscape.  Matt Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research at State Street Global Advisors, spotlights […]

SSGA’s Matt Bartolini Spotlights SPDR Gender Diversity ETF, Environmental ETF Suite

Matt Bartolini, Head of SPDR Americas Research at State Street Global Advisors, spotlights the SPDR SSGA Gender Diversity Index ETF (SHE), along with several other ESG-focused ETFs.

ETF.com’s Dave Nadig on ESG Investing, New ETF Screening Tools

Dave Nadig, CEO of ETF.com, discusses the growing interest in ESG investing and new MSCI ESG data available to ETF investors.

ESG Investing in Focus

Environmental, social, & governance (ESG) investing continues to grow in popularity.  Nate & Conor explain the rationale for investing in companies scoring high in ESG factors and touch on the current ESG ETF landscape.  Also, ETF.com’s Dave Nadig discusses new MSCI ESG data to evaluate ETFs and VanEck’s Bill Sokol spotlights the VanEck Vectors Green Bond […]

VanEck’s Bill Sokol Spotlights Vectors Green Bond ETF (GRNB)

Bill Sokol, ETF Product Manager at VanEck, explains the idea behind green bonds and spotlights the VanEck Vectors Green Bond ETF (GRNB).

Etho Capital’s Conor Platt Discusses Socially Responsible Investing

Conor Platt, Co-Founder & CEO of Etho Capital, spotlights the Etho Climate Leadership U.S. ETF (ETHO) and discusses the growing appeal of socially responsible investing.

Why Jim Cramer’s Anti-ETF Take is Wrong

CNBC’s Jim Cramer recently ranted against ETFs on his stock picking show, Mad Money.  Nate & Conor explain why this type of messaging from the mainstream financial media is not only misguided, but irresponsible.  Conor Platt, Co-Founder & CEO of Etho Capital, spotlights the Etho Climate Leadership U.S. ETF (ETHO) and discusses the growing appeal of socially […]

Morningstar’s Ben Johnson on Intersection of Sustainable Investing & ETFs

A growing area of investing is sustainable or socially responsible investing, where companies are screened based on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors.  Ben Johnson, Director of Global ETF Research at Morningstar, discusses his recent article on the topic, offering perspective on the intersection of sustainable investing and ETFs.