MI098: Socially Responsible & ESG Investing w/ Brendan Erne
IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN:
- 9:24 - What ESG investing is and why these new portfolios are needed
- 17:09 - What data shows for socially conscious companies’ returns versus the broader market
- 25:52 - How sector-concentrated ESG funds impact investors and what solutions there are to avoid these seeming limitations and still invest with your values in mind
- 28:26 - The future of socially conscious investing in the next five to ten years
- 34:11 - How to use technology as leverage for your career
- 37:37 - If individual investors hold too much power and if it is a good thing for society as a whole
- 43:17 - Where to start in socially conscious investing and how to get involved in the right way
- And much, much more!
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- Stock performance studies:
- Deutsche Bank’s ESG and Financial Performance: Aggregated Evidence From More Than 2000 Empirical Studies
- Page 18: “Thus, our results underpin previous findings: at the worst case, investors in ESG mutual funds can expect to lose nothing compared to conventional fund investments (Hamilton, Jo, and Statman 1993; Humphrey and Tan 2014; Revelli and Viviani 2015).”
- Harvard Library’s Corporate Sustainability: First Evidence on Materiality
- John C. Bogle’s The Little Book of Common Sense Investing
- Mohnish Pabrai’s book The Dhandho Investor
- All of Robert’s favorite books
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