Climate Risk & Municipal Credit Ratings
As climate-related events have increased in frequency and magnitude, they have moved to the forefront of ESG investors’ minds. How well companies and municipalities prepare for the risks of climate change is not simply an “E” issue, but “S” and “G” issues as well. Extreme heat has implications for food production, clean air and drinking water, transportation, and overall human health. In this report, we analyzed the relationship between climate risk and readiness and the credit rating of U.S. municipalities to determine if a correlation between climate risk and credit rating exists.
ESG Highlights & Holdings — CVS Health Corporation
From its beginnings as a Massachusetts health and beauty store in the 1960s, CVS Health has grown into a national health care company ranking . . .
ESG Perspectives: 3M – A Case Study on ESG Intentionality
3M is a multinational conglomerate well known for both its industrial products and consumer products, such as Post-it Notes . . .
ESG Perspectives: Women & Investing
In this month's piece, we explore the challenges women investors face and how financial advisors can help clients align their investments with their values. . . .