Articles by Kate King

Moving From Innovation to Trust

By |2022-12-16T13:46:38-08:00December 2nd, 2022|

The stakeholder-centric lens is an important innovation to the capitalist structure. It is also an important counterpoint to the shareholder-centric profit concerns that dominate the early development stages of the technical innovations that drive economic growth.

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.

A Dangerous Nostalgia

By |2022-03-18T15:21:37-07:00March 4th, 2022|

The shock waves of war emanating from Ukraine are real, and like past geopolitical events and natural disasters, they have both personal and financial impacts.

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.

The Power of Disclosure

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

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

Inflation and All That Jazz

By |2021-10-29T15:02:50-07:00October 15th, 2021|

Should we consider the current inflation as temporary or real? There are real price increases impacting consumers today, but we're also unlikely to see the long-term inflation experienced in the 1970s.

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.

There and Back Again

By |2021-06-11T15:25:22-07:00June 4th, 2021|

To navigate the boundary between your portfolio and your needs in life, your choices and priorities should be front and center when deciding to buy, sell, and reallocate equities.

The Hemingway Law of Motion

By |2021-06-11T15:26:12-07:00May 28th, 2021|

Life is full of tipping points, and change isn’t always smooth and linear. Response to certain crises can take much longer to develop than expected, and when it does coalesce, change can occur faster than anticipated. Rapid change may be coming for the oil industry.