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BANK OF AMERICA: These are the top 10 reasons investors and companies should care about ESG investing

BAML analysis of ESG investing revealed that inflows into ESG strategies over the next few decades could rival the size of the S&P 500 today.

An alliance of major investors overseeing $2.4 trillion has committed to making portfolios entirely carbon-neutral by 2050

The group will immediately begin to engage with the companies they are investing in to make sure that they're working to be carbon-neutral.

A gun-free Vanguard fund unwittingly included gun stocks for a month

"Though the exposure to these holdings was very modest, we regret that the error occurred and apologize to shareholders," said a Vanguard spokesman.
Dave Fanger, the chief executive officer of Swell, which announced its closure this week.

Swell, a do-good investing app with $33 million in assets, is shutting down

"Swell was not able to achieve the scale needed to sustain operations in the current market," the Santa Monica-based company said Wednesday.

These 8 stocks are the best bets for investors looking to crush the market and save the environment at the same time

The 2019 RBC Global Environmental, Social, and Governance Best Ideas list features the firm's picks for the best ESG investment opportunities.
Walmart employees are making, on average, more money than ever.

Walmart says its average full-time store employee now makes close to $15 an hour

In the company's first ESG report, Walmart said its hourly full-time workers at its stores now make $14.26 an hour on average.
"Winners Take All" author Anand Giridharadas.

The critic who has the world’s richest people buzzing says if we want to fix society’s problems, we’re asking the wrong people to do...

We shouldn't expect even the best corporations to "save the world," argues the "Winners Take All" author Anand Giridharadas.

BlackRock chief Larry Fink tells CEOs to fix society’s problems in an increasingly divided world

Companies should take stronger action in societal issues, from infrastructure to retirement, writes Larry Fink in his widely-read missive to CEOs.

Patagonia’s environmental mission hasn’t just been good for the planet — it’s also boosted the bottom line

Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard declared the apparel maker "is in business to save our home planet."

Money managers are flocking to a $23 trillion investing strategy that Morgan Stanley says is ready to take off

Environmental, social, and governance investing — also known as ESG — has exploded in popularity, with roughly $23 trillion being invested with at least a partial ESG mandate. Morgan Stanley sees several factors combining to make ESG an even bigger investment force than it already is.