Energy Space: Divestment vs. Engagement Divest or engage? The question of whether to divest holdings of energy companies (e.g. Chevron and Exxon Mobil) or engage with them to move their business models away from fossil fuels is one that investors are asking today. At Riverwater Partners, we believe it is not yet possible to fuel…
Wisconsin’s B Corporations Want to be a Force for Good, Not Just Profit
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, January 10, 2019
When Milwaukee-based Riverwater Partners LLC picks companies to invest in, it looks at all the typical financial metrics like cash flow and valuation.
But it also takes into account the company’s environmental, social and governance practices.
To prove Riverwater Partners is “walking the walk,” the small investment firm applied for B Corporation certification, joining the ranks of Patagonia, Ben & Jerry’s and Klean Kanteen. The certification is issued to for-profit companies by the nonprofit B Lab. The “B” stands for benefit.