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Suzanne Mestayer Speaks at Tulane Business Forum

This Thursday, September 23 ThirtyNorth's Suzanne Mestayer will be a part of this Tulane University  A.B. Freeman School of Business  virtual forum. Suzanne will be heading up the breakout session--ESG: Money, Meaning & Challenges-- and…
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The 50-year ‘overnight’ success

  Sustainable investing is an investment discipline that considers environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) criteria to generate long-term competitive financial returns and positive societal impact.    – The Forum…
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Thoughts in Charts: My Money and Meaning

I wouldn’t call 2020 the “year of the women” – especially as I worked from a make-shift table, bouncing my toddler, while trying to angle my body to cover up the dirty laundry I forgot to move before I started the zoom call. But…
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Thin(k) About Your 401(k) Plan: ESG Investing in Your 401(k) Account

It’s no surprise that with the change of presidential administrations that we would see regulations changing. Late in the Trump Administration there were two regulations that particularly affected ESG (environmental, social and governance)…
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ESG investing: Spotlight on board composition

It’s the annual proxy season, and many eyes are on investor votes concerning a variety of corporate matters including the election of board members. Suzanne Mestayer In a world increasingly focused on diversity, equity and inclusion,…
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The rise of ESG investing: It’s easier to make a difference

Sometimes we forget that money is basically a tool. It can be used for basic exchange needs like food, shelter, clothing and others, and it can be used as an investment tool to accomplish a variety of purposes. For financial advisors, a great…
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When Money Meets Meaning

Investing with your values is growing in popularity, but challenges remain. 12/31/2020  Suzanne T Mestayer It’s finally over! It’s an understatement to say that 2020 will go down as one of the most disruptive years in…
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Thoughts in Charts: ESG for a Reasonable Fee

You might have heard that sustainable investing costs more. But as this week’s “Thoughts in Charts” shows, claiming sustainable investing costs more is becoming more and more of an outdated assertion, and that’s good news. Prior…
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Money and Meaning: Measuring ESG

While "Sustainable" is a broad term, we are beginning to see established standards and metrics that help us quantify our value sets within companies and funds. For disclosures, please click here.
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Money and Meaning: Defining ESG

  Sustainable investing is rapidly growing.  But what does that really mean?  Suzanne Mestayer breaks it down and explains what can be a confusing subject.   For disclosures, please click here.