Arjuna Capital
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Sustainable Investing

We're pleased to share our thoughts on sustainable investing and our role in this changing world. These reports and articles are written by or otherwise connected to members of Arjuna's investment team.

  • After over a decade in the sustainable investing trenches, Arjuna’s Adam Seitchik travels to frigid Minneapolis and sees the early shoots of some systematic change: Impact Investing Tipping Point.
  • In Arjuna's January 2015 Market Outlook, Chief Strategist Farnum Brown reports that slowing growth around the globe raises risks for the US stock market, even as the US economy gains strength.
  • In Arjuna's January 2015 Shareholder Engagement letter, Natasha Lamb channels her inner Carl Icahn, arguing that ExxonMobil should return capital to shareholders rather than continue spending on high-cost, low-profit fossil fuel reserves.
  • In our October 2013 Market Outlook, Arjuna's Chief Strategist Farnum Brown discusses the breakout from a 16-year bear market in US stocks, leading to a more positive long-term investment environment.
  • How will fossil fuel companies fare in a low-carbon future?  - Arjuna Capital joins investors representing $3 trillion in the first-ever effort to spur fossil fuel companies to assess the financial risk climate change poses to their business under climate action and ‘business as usual’ scenarios.
  • Impact Investing for Small Foundations - Arjuna Capital's Bill Marvel and Adam Seitchik participated as Impact Investing faculty for the Association of Small Foundations (ASF) Conference in Albuquerque, October 2013. In this Fall 2013 article in ASF's Essentials magazine, Bill and Adam shared some of their thoughts on investing with impact.
  • The Internet Must Go - This Ford Foundation-produced mockumentary on net neutrality stars Lawrence Lessig, Tim Wu, Susan Crawford and other leading lights on the issue...with a cameo by Arjuna Chief Strategist Farnum Brown at 7 minutes, from the Whiskey bar in Durham, NC.
  • OpenMic investor letter on government surveillance programs - Arjuna teams with other investors to express serious concerns about disclosures regarding a number of leading technology and telecommunications companies and their participation in U.S. government surveillance programs.  OpenMic was founded and is chaired by Arjuna's Chief Strategist Farnum Brown.
  • Privacy and data security: why should investors care? - In this Guardian piece, Arjuna's Natasha Lamb teams up with Corey Johnson and Open Mic's Michael Connor to discuss the material risks privacy and data security pose to investors and what to do about it.  
  • UNEP FI Investor Briefing:  Portfolio Carbon - Natasha Lamb was on the United Nations Environment Programme Climate Change Advisory Group Project Team that developed this investor briefing on measuring, disclosing, and managing the carbon intensity of investments and investment portfolios.   
  • Bainbridge Graduate Institute (BGI) 2013 Graduation Video - a crisp, inspiring, three-minute video of BGI's graduation ceremonies.  Arjuna's Adam Seitchik and Natasha Lamb taught the first-ever BGI course in sustainable investing during the Spring 2013 quarter.  Many of the video's featured graduates attended Adam and Natasha's class.

A Performance-Oriented Approach to Sustainable Investing

We integrate Environmental, Social and Governance factors into our investment approach to enhance returns and lower risk.  This performance-oriented approach advances the field of sustainable investing.