Impact Investing Articles

Climate Inflation

By |2022-09-16T15:20:55-07:00September 2nd, 2022|

Climate change is upending our traditional theories of inflation. The consequences of extreme weather and a degrading environment are now being integrated into financial calculations and may continue to drive prices higher.

The Patience of Incremental Change

By |2022-07-08T11:02:50-07:00June 24th, 2022|

Investments can't change everything, but they provide a form of action when we are otherwise overwhelmed by climate change or the need for equity, and they are the language through which our country expresses itself.

The Domino Effect

By |2022-01-28T15:07:58-08:00January 14th, 2022|

Recent social action has prompted corporate commitments for greater workplace equity. Investment managers will hold them accountable. This continued engagement will give investors confidence that their asset allocation choices make a difference.

Giving with Intention

By |2021-12-10T15:41:51-08:00November 19th, 2021|

It feels good to give, but getting started can be difficult. Affirming your values and identifying aligned organizations can make the experience more intentional and meaningful.

The Power of Disclosure

By |2021-11-03T11:37:21-07:00November 3rd, 2021|

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Disclosures help investors evaluate companies. Increasingly, investors are demanding more than just financials, they want insight into a companies environmental and social performance.

Bank On Your Community

By |2021-12-13T10:23:54-08:00October 22nd, 2021|

Our choice of banks is an essential, though often unexamined, financial relationship. Choosing a bank can be a way to create positive alignment between your values and your finances.

Investing in a Changing Climate

By |2021-09-10T15:49:47-07:00August 27th, 2021|

Response to our worsening climate crisis is complex and gradual. For clients interested in climate friendly investing, we focus on a number of ways they can choose financial security while having an impact with their investments.

From Idea to Reality

By |2021-08-06T13:00:36-07:00July 30th, 2021|

Response to our worsening climate crisis is complex and gradual. A chorus of voices from investors and consumers can accelerate the process for all stakeholders in the global ecosystem.

They Who Have The Gold

By |2021-07-16T13:52:12-07:00July 2nd, 2021|

Diverse boards and diverse management teams - both in terms of gender and racial diversity - can anticipate a broader set of needs, and come up with more innovative solutions.

Soil Health and Societal Health

By |2022-02-01T15:50:43-08:00March 31st, 2021|

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We examine the interconnection between soil health and societal health and the opportunity for investors to align their financial resources with their desire for a positive impact.

Investing Forward Podcast

By |2022-02-01T15:38:41-08:00December 16th, 2020|

North Berkeley Wealth Management was featured on the Investing Forward podcast discussing community investing, CDFIs, and CNote.