In this issue, we take a close look at the leading U.S. large company passively-managed ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) funds – funds that seek to overweight (i.e., reward) companies that are embracing ESG best practices. We also review some of the more recent research on ESG and financial performance, most of which show a strong correlation between good ESG practices and financial outperformance over time. … Read more
Having worked in financial services for over 28 years, I’ve often observed some gendered differences in the workplace, in investing and even in how individuals think and talk about money (or for that matter don’t talk about money). But it was this New York Times piece, Money is Power and Women Need More of Both, out earlier this year, that really captured the true essence … Read more
April is always a busy month at Artemis. With Tax Day upon us, Marathon Monday, Earth Day and first quarter performance reporting, April is anything but dull. This year, there were a couple of additional items to add to the April agenda, as we made room for two memorable events focused on sustainable investing.