It's Critical to Green Your Personal Investments - Find Fossil Fuel Free Mutual Funds

Climate change is one of the biggest threats mankind has ever faced, and confronting it requires us to reconsider everything we do, and how we do it. The Divestment/Reinvestment movement is a critical part of our response.


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Marinites: If we focus on our own PERSONAL INVESTMENT BEHAVIOR with a laser-like intensity, we can have an enormous impact on the world by positively influencing corporate behavior! To find out more, read my book, “Green Investing, More Than Being Socially Responsible,” and visit my website: http://www.GreenRiverFinServ.com.

The biggest mutual and exchange traded funds hold over 160 Billion dollars of investor assets – each! So… when we and millions of other individual investors replace conventional funds in our retirement plans and personal investment portfolios with sustainable funds, many of which have been around for 40 years and show excellent performance, we send a clear signal to corporations: If your corporate practices are not sustainable, we will dump your stocks and bonds and move that money to stocks and bonds of corporations that are doing a better job protecting the environment, having positive social impacts (nourishing employees) and governing their enterprises transparently and wisely. This is called using “ESG” analysis, and it is practiced by more than 400 funds today, many of which have excellent performance track records, available to the public!

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Marinites: If we focus on our own PERSONAL INVESTMENT BEHAVIOR with a laser-like intensity, we can have an enormous impact on the world by positively influencing corporate behavior! To find out more, read my book, “Green Investing, More Than Being Socially Responsible,” and visit my website: http://www.GreenRiverFinServ.com.

The biggest mutual and exchange traded funds hold over 160 Billion dollars of investor assets – each! So… when we and millions of other individual investors replace conventional funds in our retirement plans and personal investment portfolios with sustainable funds, many of which have been around for 40 years and show excellent performance, we send a clear signal to corporations: If your corporate practices are not sustainable, we will dump your stocks and bonds and move that money to stocks and bonds of corporations that are doing a better job protecting the environment, having positive social impacts (nourishing employees) and governing their enterprises transparently and wisely. This is called using “ESG” analysis, and it is practiced by more than 400 funds today, many of which have excellent performance track records, available to the public!

James Costello
Sustainable Investing Thought Leader. Certified Financial Planner and author of Low-Carbon Investing - Defending the Climate/Emphasizing Performance