NEI Blog2020-06-12T17:04:02-08:00

When society talks, even Facebook can’t ignore the issues

July 10 ,2020 When it comes to responsible corporate behaviour, you don’t get to choose the issues that will become the most important to your customers and investors. Not even the world’s most dominant companies are exempt from societal pressures that demand change. This includes Facebook. Two years ago, we wrote a blog about investor challenges with Facebook. In the [...]

By |July 10th, 2020|Categories: ESG, Social|

Responsible investors expect to have it all – and they should

July 3, 2020 The most recent research around investor attitudes towards responsible investing suggests that responsible investors want values alignment, risk management, climate impact and good old-fashioned investment performance. They want to have it all. For advisors, there’s power in telling them that, with RI, that they can. In the minds of many investors and advisors, responsible investing has [...]

By |July 3rd, 2020|Categories: Responsible Investing|

Advice for the advice givers: start with purpose not product

June 26, 2020 If you’re looking to establish a more engaging connection with clients through responsible investing (RI), start with your strategy for bringing up the subject. Rather than opening the RI conversation with a solution, try taking a few steps back and addressing the purpose behind the product. The conversation about responsible investing tends to have two sources. One [...]

By |June 26th, 2020|Categories: Responsible Investing, Uncategorized|

Annual state of the union confirms momentum of responsible investing

June 19, 2020 Canada’s Responsible Investment Association (RIA) may have gone virtual for 2020, but the escalating interest in responsible investing remained very much on track. As this year’s conference proved, although RI is rapidly becoming a fully embedded investment approach, making a true connection to investor demand for RI remains a challenge. Just a few short years ago, in [...]

By |June 19th, 2020|Categories: Responsible Investing, Uncategorized|