• Thought Leadership

    Biodiversity Risks & Opportunities: What Companies Need to Know

    How companies should assess and manage biodiversity risks and impacts.

    Published On: November 29, 2023
  • Biodiversity Risks & Opportunities: What Companies Need to Know

    How companies should assess and manage biodiversity risks and impacts.

    Published On: November 29, 2023
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    Lauren Compere Attending COP28

    The UN COP28 climate meeting takes place in Dubai from November 30 to December 12, 2023. Boston, MA: Sustainable investment firm Boston Common AM thrilled to announce that Lauren Compere, Managing Director, Head of Stewardship & Engagement has been invited to speak at COP28—The annual United Nations (UN) climate summit. COP28 will bring together global [...]

    Published On: November 27, 2023
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    Global Impact Strategy Report 2022/2023

    Strategy Impact Report Global Impact Strategy Read the full report Portfolio Commentary The year under review was marked by a variety of cross currents—China’s sudden post Covid-reopening, extreme weather, geopolitical tensions, and rapidly rising interest rates. Amidst this backdrop, the Global Impact strategy returned +16.9%, largely in line [...]

    Published On: October 27, 2023
  • Growth Vs. Value Stocks: What’s The Difference?

    What do equity managers mean when they discuss growth versus value? The answer is not as intuitive as it seems. While a stock can transition from growth to value and back again throughout its life cycle, the two styles offer distinguishing characteristics, and like small versus large cap, play distinct roles in asset allocation. Though [...]

    Published On: October 6, 2023
  • Active Investor Impact Update – Q3

    Active Investor Impact Update Third Quarter 2023 I Beyond the Backlash: Why ESG is Here for the Long Term III 2023 Board and Workplace Diversity Engagement Update V Boston Common celebrates 20 years [...]

    Published On: September 25, 2023
  • Beyond the Backlash: Why ESG Is Here for the Long Term

    Over the past year, critics of ESG investing [1]have issued dire legal warnings claiming ESG may be “inconsistent with financial interests.” A presidential candidate and a prominent media outlet identified, without evidence, diversity efforts as a factor in Silicon Valley Bank’s stunning failure. Skeptics, from opponents of DEI in the workplace to industry players with [...]

    Published On: September 19, 2023
  • Small Cap Stocks vs. Large Cap: What’s the Difference | BCAM

    Large-cap stocks are historically less risky than small-cap. Learn the difference between large and small-cap stocks and decide where to invest.

    Published On: September 6, 2023
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    Promoting Human Rights in Technology

    At RightsCon last month I advocated for strong regulation and better investor engagement with big tech As investors we must understand the risks and opportunities posed by new technology, which, when used without proper governance, ethics, or attention to UNGP-aligned human rights, can cause real harm. I represented this perspective in person in Costa Rica at [...]

    Published On: July 6, 2023
  • Investor Impact

    Investor Impact Update (Q2 2023)

    Active Investor Impact Update Second Quarter 2023 I Releasing our 2022 Impact Report II Inclusive Finance Initiative III Human Rights and Technology IV Stakeholder-Informed Engagement V Annual Impact [...]

    Published On: June 29, 2023
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    Annual Impact Report

    Annual Impact Report Seventh Annual Impact Report | July 2023 Read the full report Dear reader, In 2022, ESG faced a new level of scrutiny. The EU deepened regulatory efforts and its focus on climate mitigation and human rights. In contrast, the ideological divide in the US fueled politicized anti-ESG [...]

    Published On: June 29, 2023