Responsible Investment

How to Tell if a Company’s Claim of Ethical Practices Is True

Vital Farms says on its website that its eggs and butter “are delicious, ethical food you don’t have to question.”

But a lawsuit filed against the company on May 20 claims that Vital Farms’ marketing has misled consumers and investors into believing they’re supporting a company that is more ethical and humane than it actually is. Vital Farms responded that it has operated in an ethical and humane way and that it has always been transparent about its practice of raising hens to lay eggs. New York Times
By Paul Sullivan
May 28, 2021

Calculating value of biodiversity: BNP Paribas Asset Management

Biodiversity and the value of ecosystem services are a critical part of a healthy global economy, with investors working to calculate risk and opportunity on investment portfolios.

BNP Paribas Asset Management has named biodiversity as one of its key thematic priorities, and is undertaking a number of projects to pursue biodiversity related topics across its different areas of sustainable investing. Financial Standard

The case for ethical investing

Ethical investing can harness the power of money to deliver competitive returns – as well as positive change for society and the environment. David Macri
Australian Ethical Investment

Investors BlackRock, Vanguard join net zero effort

Top asset managers BlackRock Inc and Vanguard Group Inc have joined an investor push to limit greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050, giving new momentum to the effort despite concerns its goals have some wiggle room. Reuters
By Ross Kerber

Men, we need to invest better

OPINION: Last Thursday was International Men’s Day, which is a time to reflect on the wellness and contribution of men to our world. What does gender have to do with investing? Everything. Stuff, John Berry
Nov 23 2020