Greg Wait on Person & Planet Podcast

Listen, as Riverwater’s head of Investment Advisory, Greg Wait, shares his perspectives on ESG (sustainable investing) and data for positive social and environmental impacts and competitive returns on the podcast Person and Planet by Purevant Living. 3 reasons why you should listen to the full episode: Discover how sustainability is incorporated into investments. Learn how…

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A Guide to Sustainable Investing

Greg Wait featured in Purevant Living’s Person & Planet Fall 2022 magazine. Sustainable investing has become a widely accepted approach to generating competitive investment returns while having a positive global impact on people and planet. According to the US SIF Foundation, $17.1 trillion are in sustainable investment strategies as of the beginning of 2020, a…

DC Plans Slow to Adopt ESG Options

Greg Wait, Riverwater’s resident 401(k) expert, spoke with PLANSPONSOR and had some great suggestions how Defined Contribution or DC plans can respond to increasing demand by participants for ESG funds. PLANSPONSOR. Sept. 22, 2022. PLAN PARTICIPANTS CLAIM to want environmental, social and governance investment options in their defined contribution plan lineups. The Schroders 2022 U.S. Retirement Survey…

ESG Will Endure Despite 2022 Performance

Advisor Perspectives. Sept. 5, 2022. By Connor Doak. Mahatma Gandhi once said, “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, and then you win.” The environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investment community is deep within the third stage. ESG investing has been subjected to brutal headlines, politically motivated attacks and…

Riverwater Files Letter in Support of SEC Climate Rule

SEC Seeks Public Commentary on Climate Rule This spring the SEC voted to advance a set of proposed rules requiring climate disclosure statements for all SEC-registered companies. The rule would mandate public companies to disclose standardized information about their greenhouse gas pollution. Additonally, it would require companies be more transparent with investors about climate-related risks.…

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2021 Sustainability Report: The Journey of Sustainable Investing

The Journey of Sustainable Investing  Our 2021 Sustainability Report celebrates the journey of sustainable investing. The evolution of Sustainable Investing has been and will continue to be a journey. Sustainable Investing originally focused on excluding companies doing harm; today it also incorporates positive screening for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) metrics that reveal companies doing…