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Make a positive impact on the world!

Impact Investing

World-wide threats from global warming, the COVID pandemic, and social inequality call for change.  However, the conversation extends beyond recycling, clean air, and electric cars.

People from all backgrounds work to make the world a better place, and impact investing makes a difference. The desire to outperform the market while making a positive change is enticing and possible.

Impact investing is an investment strategy that focuses on corporate social responsibility, and is considered an extension of philanthropy. 

What is Impact Investing?

Investors invest in opportunities that make an impact on the world, addressing challenging problems, such as energy, pollution, poverty,  climate change, sustainable agriculture,  healthcare, etc.

5 types of

impact investments

Stocks Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) Mutual funds Venture Investments Entrepreneurship

You can make impact investments through:

Learn how to get started with impact investing

1. Evaluate Your Finances

Including your financial goals, risk profile, and investment strategies. Are you able to manage your investments, or do you need to work with a financial advisor or broker?

2. Where Do You Want to Make an Impact?

What causes matter to you the most? Once you’ve identified your passions, establish a financial plan to invest in those assets.

3. Increase Your Impact with Regular Investments

Set up an account with an online brokerage that allows you to make automatic contributions, but only invest the amount of money that you can afford to.

4. Get Your Finances In Order

Establish good money habits that include budgeting and avoiding debt.  Minimize unnecessary spending. Write your goals down and make a plan to achieve them.

5. Learn More

Knowledge is power. To understand your investment portfolio and see the best financial return, you want to know about world economies, current events, and trends.

As global concerns for economic uncertainty, food and water security, and natural disasters rise, shareholders will prioritize activism, ethical investing, social well-being, and environmental sustainability.  So start impact investing today!

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