A Rare Opportunity in Coal Waste
August 15, 2018 — U.S. researchers, backed by the Department of Energy, are overcoming what has long been an expensive environmental challenge: extracting rare earth elements (REEs) from toxic coal mine waste. Rare earth elements are a valuable resource and can be found in nearly every item with an on/off switch, including TVs and smartphones. In this piece, we outline the strategic importance of REEs, how the U.S. is dependent on China and other foreign countries for rare earth elements, and how American researchers are successfully creating environmentally-friendly extraction technologies.
Sage’s ESG Investment Philosophy: To Achieve Better Alignment
Sage believes that the integration of ESG factor assessment will result in better investment outcomes for our clients and closer alignment . . .
ESG Perspectives — The Mighty Millennials
Millennials will soon represent over 50% of the American workforce, and their influence over the future of retirement plan asset growth and development will increase...
Moving from Clarity to Obscurity: Assessing the DOL’s Recent Guidance on ESG Investing
This month’s edition of ESG Perspectives assesses the Department of Labor’s recent guidance on ESG investing, and outlines Sage’s approach to aligning fiduciary...