You can now read our Impact Update for Second Quarter 2022. In this update, we spotlight equality and offer insight into how our investments and engagements can help promote inclusivity. When historically marginalized groups face unfair treatment or effects, investors and companies can use their leverage points for those people that may lack basic needs, … Continued
At Domini, we conduct proprietary in-house research to evaluate the social and environmental performance of our investments. Our in-depth, independent ESG research and high standards help create prosperity not only for portfolios, but for people and planet too. During our research process, we discover many innovative initiatives worth sharing. Swatch Held in the Domini Impact … Continued
Impact Report Highlights a Just Climate Transition, Corporate Emissions, and Access to Affordable Housing
Progress stems from the connections we make—between our money, our values, and an array of social and environmental issues. In 2021, assets in the five Domini Funds reached over $3 billion. For Domini, this growth has gone hand-in-hand with new efforts to understand critical global challenges and look closely at how companies are responding. The … Continued
We are deeply concerned about the Russian government’s invasion of Ukraine. It is troubling to witness senseless aggression and its devastating human cost. As these events reveal, however, we can also find hope in acts of goodwill. Communities—within Ukraine and around the world—are giving aid and refuge. People everywhere are finding ways to make a positive impact. Solidarity goes a very long way in moments like these.
Japan is at an economic and social crossroads. Following decades as one of the world’s largest economies, the country now faces a deepening challenge: an aging population and shrinking workforce.
Bank customers and broader communities often face serious hurdles, such as discriminatory lending practices and inadequate financial education.i, ii East West Bank has made strides to enact more equitable banking practices.
The reshaping of an industry often starts with a question: What if? What if we invested our money in a way that reflected our values? Over thirty years ago, Amy Domini asked this question and began to rethink the premise of how we invest. She identified companies that cared about environmental sustainability and human dignity. … Continued
At Domini, we conduct proprietary in-house research to evaluate the social and environmental performance of our investments. Our in-depth, independent ESG research and high standards help create prosperity not only for portfolios, but for people and planet too. During our research process, we discover many innovative initiatives worth sharing. UDR, Inc. Held in the Domini … Continued
Thoughts on People, Planet, & Profit is a collection of essays about responsible investing from one of the field’s pioneers—and our beloved founder. It’s also a book about hope. Through short, thoughtful ruminations on everything from championing biodiversity to saying “no” to war, Amy Domini demonstrates that when investors come together to care for the … Continued
“A code red for humanity.” That’s what the UN Secretary General called the latest UN Climate Report. 1 Finally, climate change has captured the world’s attention. And for good reason. Forest fires have been raging and weather events and flooding have increased in intensity. During NYC’s recent Climate Week, world leaders, companies, environmental advocates, and … Continued
The care is mutual. The fund is too. The growth in ESG investments, defined in the survey as “considering a company’s record on environmental practices, social issues, and governance policies before investing,” is driven by investors’ desire to make a positive impact on the environment, build a better future for all, and invest in their … Continued
What is ESG investing? Short answer? It’s a belief in a better world. ESG investing. Impact investing. Ethical investing. Socially responsible investing. What’s the difference between these terms, which are often used interchangeably by investors who want to create positive change? Our recent ESG survey (conducted in partnership with Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ), proved that … Continued