In this Issue

Charles Hamowy, CFP®, CPA/PFS – Editor In Chief
08.19.20

Every generation leaves behind a legacy. What that legacy will be is determined by the people of that generation. What legacy do you want to leave behind?

― John Lewis, Across That Bridge: A Vision for Change and the Future of America

For this issue we set out to explore the performance of investments that have been filtered for social advocacy and gender diversity, both predictably complex issues. Many in this country are struggling to find ways to advance reforms in these areas and the Socially Inspired Investor supports efforts to level opportunities for everyone. 

When it comes to diversity, we are seeing more and more evidence moving from anecdotal to scientific that companies that embrace diversity in leadership are beginning to differentiate themselves.

Harvard Business Review cites at least two studies that show women score higher than men in most leadership skills 1. So why then does this continue to be a challenge?  These days don’t we need more competent leadership more than ever.

In the SII podcast for this issue you will hear from Eric Glass of AlianceBernstein and Patrick Drum of Saturna Capital, on the topic of Investing for Social Advocacy and Gender Diversification, with some pretty convincing stats for us to consider….

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Racial Equity Fund Backed by NAACP Bridges Capital to Cause

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