Many ESG funds and ETFs are merely closet index funds, gussied up in ESG raiment.

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You don't need a Weatherman to know which way the climate blows.

In the first two posts of my Climate War series, I introduced the idea of a massive global mobilization to address climate change (thus the war analogy) and used the oil industry as an example of how large swaths of the current economy will be left behind. In this

post, I will examine another inconvenient truth, ESG investing has been ineffective. $30+ Trillion in ESG? According to the Global Sustainable Investment Review (“GSIR”) 2018 Review, ESG assets stood at $30.7 trillion at the start of 2018.[1]  If true, that would put ESG assets around 38 percent of all investment assets. …

Ask any millennial how they think about food, energy, transportation, and climate change, and you'll get a sense of the change that's coming.

This month, Bantam has joined some of the world's most respected and successful companies, including: Ben & Jerry's;Kickstarter;Danone;Eileen Fisher;Stonyfield Organic;Patagonia;Warby Parker;method, and;seventh generation. Like these world-class firms, Bantam is now a Certified B Corporation®. Chart 1:  B Corporation Brands You Know and Love[1] B Corporations meet the highest standards of overall social and environmental performance,

transparency, and legal accountability, and aspire to use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. The B Corporation certification process is very rigorous and it has taken over two and a half years for Bantam to become certified.  This process involves scoring…