US SIF In The News



Select media coverage of US SIF and the US SIF Foundation, including our research, policy and programs, is highlighted below. For a more extensive list of articles specifically on the Report on US Sustainable and Impact Investing Trends 2020, please click here.


 

Dec 31, 2020 Your Retirement Account Can Also Help Protect the Planet -- Popular Science
Dec 15, 2020 Ganar Dinero y Descontaminar el Planeta: Dónde Están Invirtiendo Los Que Manejan Grandes Fortunas -- BBC Mundo
Dec 14, 2020 Climate Funds Hold Less Than 1% of 401(k) Money. Here’s why.
Dec 11, 2020 DOL Issues Final Rule on Proxy Voting for Retirement Plans -- 401(k) Specialist
Dec 8, 2020 Biden’s Presidency Could be a Game Changer for Impact Investing. Here’s What Experts are Watching -- CNBC
Dec 1, 2020 How Investing in Women Helps Everyone During a Pandemic -- Green Money Journal
Dec 1, 2020 Advancing Women Through Sustainable Investing -- Green Money Journal
Nov 30, 2020 ESG Evolution: DOL, SEC Sprout ESG Standards -- Ignites
Nov 24, 2020 DOL Not Socially Aware -- Forbes
Nov 23, 2020 The Biden Era Could Be a Boon to Sustainable Investing -- Barron's
Nov 23, 2020 Biden's Green Wave -- Traders Magazine
Nov 20, 2020 Expect a New World for Investing Rules Under Biden -- Barron's
Nov 16, 2020 Podcast: How to Invest in a Better World -- Marketplace Morning Report
Nov 13, 2020 Here’s How You Can Add Sustainable Investments to Your 401(k) Holdings Even if your Plan Doesn’t Include ESG Funds -- MarketWatch
Nov 5, 2020 Sustainable Investing is Surging. How to Decide if it’s Right for You -- CNBC
Nov 4, 2020 Sustainability Investors Want ESG to be Presidential Priority -- CQ News
Nov 4, 2020 Trump v. Biden: With No Winner (Yet), Advisor Regulatory Changes in Limbo -- Financial Planning Magazine
Nov 4, 2020 ‘Disappointing’ DOL Final Rule on ESG Investing Could Face Challenges -- 401(k) Specialist
Nov 2, 2020 DOL Releases Final Rule Snubbing ESG -- Financial Advisor Magazine
Oct 31, 2020 Trump Labor Department’s Rule Discouraging ESG Investing in Retirement Plans is Finalized over Swell of Objections -- MarketWatch
Oct 30, 2020 Labor Department Approves Rule That Will ‘Chill’ ESG Investing -- Barron's
Oct 30, 2020 Labor Department Curbs Sustainable Investing in 401(k)s -- Wall Street Journal
Oct 30, 2020 DOL Releases Final Rule That Could Curb ESG in Retirement Plans -- InvestmentNews
Oct 30, 2020 Bottom Line after DOL Bakes Change into ERISA -- RIABiz
Oct 30, 2020 Video: US SIF CEO Lisa Woll on Challenges of Adding ESG to 401(k)s -- InvestmentNews
Oct 28, 2020 A Blue Wave May Derail DOL's Rule on ESG in Retirement Plans -- Wealthmanagement.com 
Oct 28, 2020 Channel Your Impact With a Self-Directed IRA -- Forbes
Oct 28, 2020 Toward a Just and Sustainable Economy: Policy Recommendations for the Next Presidential Administration -- ValueWalk
Oct 26, 2020 Election Could Affect Trillions in Sustainability Investments -- Roll Call
Oct 22, 2020 UN Encourages Private Investors to Help Achieve Sustainable Development Goals by 2030: Report -- Financial Investment News
Oct 21, 2020 Trump Administration Moves at ‘Warp Speed’ to Scrap ESG Rule -- Bloomberg Green
Oct 12, 2020 You Can Help Solve the Climate Crisis Through Impact or ESG Investing -- InvestorPlace
Oct 5, 2020 SEC Shareholder Move Angers Institutions -- Pensions & Investments
Oct 4, 2020 401(k)s Could Become Even Less Welcoming to ESG Funds -- Wall Street Journal
Sep 28, 2020 Sustainable Investing Could Get a Lot Harder -- NerdWallet
Sep 25, 2020 How the SDGs Can Guide Real Impact - and Avoid Greenwashing -- Responsible Investor
Sep 23, 2020 CEOs Notch Win As SEC Adds Hurdles For Shareholder Campaigns -- Financial Advisor Magazine
Sep 20, 2020 Rolling Stone and Fidelity Take a Stand in Trump's Battle Against ESG Funds -- The Motley Fool
Sep 18, 2020 Investors Call on Trump, Congress to Devise COVID-19 Plan -- Pensions & Investments
Sep 16, 2020 Trump Plan to Block Green 401(k)s Stirs Fund Industry Fury -- The Wealth Advisor
Sep 16, 2020 Investors Expect Reprieve on US Shareholder Voting Rights Rule -- Business Insurance
Sep 15, 2020 Oregon Integrates ESG Formally into Investment Policy -- Chief Investment Officer Magazine
Sep 14, 2020 Investor Groups Hail CFTC Climate Report as 'Beacon of Hope' -- CQ News
Sep 09, 2020 Report Shows How Investors Use Sustainable Development Goals -- Pensions & Investments
Sep 08, 2020 Opinion: The Trump Administration Wants to Discourage Your 401(k) From Including ESG Investment Options -- MarketWatch
Sep 08, 2020 Investors Want to Align Their Dollars with Racial Justice Demands -- Next City
Sep 07, 2020 Why Does Trump Want To Regulate Sustainable Investing? -- Oilprice.com
Aug 31, 2020 Trump Plan to Block Green 401(k)s Stirs Fund Industry Fury -- Bloomberg 
Aug 25, 2020 ESG Proponents Weigh Impact of Increased Regulatory Scrutiny -- Wealthmanagement.com
Aug 25, 2020 The Department of Labor Is Attacking Sustainable Investments -- And Harming Plan Participants -- Institutional Investor 
Aug 21, 2020 Analysis Finds 95% of Comments Oppose DOL’s ESG Rule -- 401(k) Specialist 
Aug 21, 2020 Labor Department’s ESG Proposal Likely to Advance Amid Overwhelming Opposition -- InvestmentNews
Aug 21, 2020 “Premised on an assumption -- unsupported by any cited facts -- that ERISA fiduciaries are misusing ESG”: Investors slap back DOL plans -- Responsible Investor
Aug 20, 2020 Majority of Investment Industry Opposes DOL’s ESG Proposal -- Wealthmanagement.com
Aug 20, 2020 Some 95% of the Comments on the Labor Department’s Proposed ESG Rule Oppose it, an Analysis Shows -- MarketWatch
Aug 20, 2020 Labor Dept. Should Ditch Anti-ESG Rule, Group Says -- Financial Advisor Magazine
Aug 20, 2020 Vast Majority of Comments Oppose ESG Proposal – Analysis -- Pensions & Investments
Aug 20, 2020 DOL's Efforts to Outlaw ESG in 401(k) Plans on Behalf of Mystery Proponents -- RIABiz
Aug 20, 2020 Investor Groups Opposed to Labor Department's ESG Proposal -- CPA Practice Advisor
Aug 20, 2020 ESG Investing Filters – We Must Clean the Lens to Maintain Forward Momentum -- ValueWalk.com
Aug 17, 2020 DOL Deluged with 8,000+ Letters Opposing ESG Proposal -- Ignites
Aug 13, 2020 What Is ESG Investing and How Does It Compare? -- NerdWallet
Aug 13, 2020 DOL Scrutinizing RIAs’ Use of ESG Investments in Retirement Plans -- ThinkAdvisor
Aug 10, 2020 Sustainable Investing Collaboration Grows -- Pensions & Investments
Aug 09, 2020 US Continues to Lag Behind with ESG -- Raconteur
Aug 07, 2020 DOL's ESG Proposal Blasted in Public Comments -- ThinkAdvisor
Aug 07, 2020 Quick Take with Bryan McGannon on Department of Labor ESG Proposal -- Money Life with Chuck Jaffe
Aug 06, 2020 To Establish Their Green Bona Fides, Advisors Get A New Credential -- Investor's Business Daily
Jul 30, 2020 ESG Assets Keep Growing During Covid-19 Crisis -- Barron's
Jul 30, 2020 Don’t Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth: A look at the DOL's proposal on using ESG investments in retirement plans -- InvestmentNews
Jul 29, 2020 Active Fund Managers Fret as Investors Pour Money into “Passive” ESG Funds -- ImpactAlpha
Jul 28, 2020 Passive ESG on the Rise - Report -- Pensions & Investments
Jul 28, 2020 4 Reasons to Take Another Look at Sustainable Investing in 2020 -- Forbes
Jul 23, 2020 Confused about Sustainable Investing? Take this Course. -- MarketWatch
Jul 23, 2020 Relief and Concern: US Finance Bodies Have Mixed Reactions to Final SEC Proxy Advisory Guidance -- Responsible Investor
Jul 23, 2020 Column: US Rule Could Halt Social Investing in 401(k) Plans in its Tracks -- Reuters
Jul 21, 2020 Senator: ESG Disclosures Have 'Gaps.' We Need Rules. -- Ignites
Jul 15, 2020 DOL’s Proposed ESG Restrictions Criticized by Senate Democrats -- Plan Sponsor
Jul 15, 2020 Democratic Senators Challenge DOL’s Proposed ESG Restrictions -- Plan Adviser
Jul 14, 2020 Trump Administration Seeks to Turn Back the ESG Tide -- ImpactAlpha
Jul 14, 2020 False Choice Between Profit, Good Seen in Social Investing Rules -- Bloomberg Law
Jul 13, 2020 Opinion: 4 Reasons Why Being a Responsible ESG Investor Can Help Your 401(k) Do Better -- MarketWatch
Jul 09, 2020 Will Trump's New Investment Proposal Help The Oil & Gas Industry? -- Oilprice.com
Jul 08, 2020 Trump’s Plan to Block Pensions From ESG Won’t Help Fossil Fuels -- Bloomberg
Jul 01, 2020 A Big Wince as Trump's DOL Presses Efforts to Erase Obama-Era ESG Guidance -- RIABiz
Jul 01, 2020 Managing Your Money Podcast: ESG Investing, with a Focus on the “S” – Barron’s Live Daily
Jun 30, 2020 DOL ESG Proposal Throws a Cloud Over Prior Guidance -- PLANSPONSOR
Jun 29, 2020 Trump Finance Rule Could Hit Oil Industry, Renewables -- E&E News
Jun 26, 2020 Companies and Investors Heed the Call to Action -- Barron's
Jun 25, 2020 DOL Proposal Will Chill ESG Corporate Pension Investing, Advocates Say -- Chief Investment Officer Magazine
Jun 25, 2020 Trump Administration Targets ESG Funds With 401(k) Rule -- Bloomberg
Jun 23, 2020 The SEC’s job is protect investors. Its proposal to weaken shareholder rights does the opposite. -- ImpactAlpha
Jun 23, 2020 Investors Push Stakeholder Protections with Shareholder Resolutions -- ImpactAlpha
Jun 1, 2020 ESG or Politics in China-TSP Investing Halt? -- Pensions & Investments
May 20, 2020 Ultra-Wealthy Women Keen on Gender Lens Investing: BofA Exec -- Financial Advisor IQ
May 15, 2020 Women’s Economic Losses Mount During Pandemic, Highlighting Investment Need -- Karma
May 14, 2020 Gender Lens Investing on the Rise Among Institutional Investors -- Benefits Canada
Apr 30, 2020 COVID-19: A Wake-Up Call for Advisors on Climate-Related Investing -- ThinkAdvisor
Apr 14, 2020 Investors and Asset Managers are Chasing a New Shade of Green -- Strategy + Business
Apr 01, 2020 Investing to Advance Women: A Guide for Investors from SIF -- Green Money Journal
Mar 25, 2020 Why Advisors Should Care About Good Governance -- Financial Advisor IQ
Mar 18, 2020 Some Advisors Wade, Others Jump, Into ESG -- Wealth Professional Canada
Mar 16, 2020 Both Sides: Should Advisors Encourage Clients to Invest in ESG? -- Citywire
Feb 06, 2020 US SIF: Investing with Gender Lens on the Rise -- Pensions & Investments
Feb 04, 2020 Where Investors And Advisors Are Going To Access Impact Investments -- Financial Advisor Magazine
Feb 03, 2020 INSIGHT: SEC Shareholder Proposal Muffles Main Street Voices -- Bloomberg Law
Jan 16, 2020 Podcast: When Will Your 401k Plan Add Sustainable Investing Options? -- Retirement Revised
Dec 13, 2019 Sustainable Portfolios Hold Their Own -- Plan Sponsor
Dec 12, 2019 Advisors and Clients Walking past Each Other on Sustainable Investment -- Advisor Perspectives
Dec 06, 2019 What is a Chartered SRI Counselor (CSRIC)? -- SmartAsset
Nov 20, 2019 Sustainable Funds Set to See a ‘Tsunami’ of New Capital -- Barron's
Nov 11, 2019 Shareholders, Proxy Advisers Roiled by SEC --Pensions & Investments
Nov 07, 2019 SEC Proposes Rules to Restrict Shareholder Proposals -- Investopedia Market News
Nov 07, 2019 SEC’s Proposed New Rules Could Stymie Shareholder Engagement -- Euromoney
Nov 06, 2019 SEC Vote Weakens Corporate Accountability And Shareholder Engagement -- ImpactAlpha
Nov 05, 2019 SEC OKs Changes For Proxy Advisers, Shareholder Proposal Process -- Pensions & Investments
Nov 01, 2019 Opinion: The SEC Wants To Change The Rules For Filing Shareholder Motions — For No Good Reason -- MarketWatch
Oct 30, 2019 Use This Free Tool To See If Your Investments Are Sustainable -- CNBC
Oct 18, 2019 Facebook, Visa among the Stocks with High ESG Marks — Enough to Outrun the S&P 500 -- MarketWatch
Oct 11, 2019 Research Shows Investors Value Sustainability -- Investment Executive
Oct 05, 2019 401(k) Plans Lag in ESG Investing -- InvestmentNews
Sep 24, 2019 Groups Reject Revised 14a-8 No-Action Approach -- Corporate Secretary
Sep 23, 2019 Elizabeth Warren's Climate Risk Disclosure Act Tries to Do What the SEC Didn't -- Cheddar
Sep 10, 2019 What Generation Is Leading the Way in ESG Investing? You’ll Be Surprised. -- Wall Street Journal
Sep 06, 2019 It’s National 401(k) Day. Is your firm’s plan aligned with its sustainability goals? -- GreenBiz
Sep 02, 2019 Stronger Partnership Needed Between Shareholders, Managers -- Pensions & Investments
Aug 08, 2019 Sustainable Investing's Competitive Advantages -- Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Aug 01, 2019 ESG Data Drives Demand for Sustainable and Impact Investing -- Investments and Wealth Monitor
Aug 01, 2019 The US Congress Just Held its First Hearing on ESG Issues. What's Next? -- GreenBiz
Jul 18, 2019 9 Things Beginner Investors Should Know About Impact Investing -- US News & World Report
Jul 17, 2019 Opinion: Critics of ESG Funds are Wrong — Sustainable Investing Delivers Competitive Returns -- MarketWatch
Jun 25, 2019 State and Local Governments Eye ESG Investing Strategies for Returns and Impact -- PLANSPONSOR
Jun 20, 2019 Commentary: Are We Squandering Opportunity for Impact? -- Pensions & Investments
Jun 14, 2019 Asset Managers Discuss Choice to Engage, Not Divest, from Fossil Fuel Companies -- S&P Global Market Intelligence
Jun 14, 2019 Does Sustainable Investing Need "Quality Control"? -- Medium
May 28, 2019 Climate Change Can Pose Big Risks to Real Estate Investments -- CNBC
May 13, 2019 US SIF Releases ESG Guide in Effort to Reduce Greenwashing and Increase Institutional Implementation -- Institutional Allocator
Apr 17, 2019 ESG Interests are Increasing Among Family Offices - Chief Investment Officer Magazine
Apr 15, 2019 Investors Continue Urging Regulators for Risk Disclosure -- Pensions & Investments
Apr 10, 2019 Boards Need to Push ESG Out of Silos -- Directors & Boards
Apr 08, 2019 The Journey: Are Socially Conscious Funds a Good Bet for Retail Investors? -- The Morning Call
Apr 07, 2019 How to Find a Financial Advisor Who Shares Your Interest in Impact -- Barron's
Apr 03, 2019 Socially Responsible Investing: How to Make a Difference -- Bankrate
Apr 01, 2019 Women and Sustainable Investing: Driving Assets and Benefitting from a Gender Lens Approach -- Green Money Journal
Mar 16, 2019 ESG Options Scarce in 401(k) Options -- InvestmentNews
Mar 12, 2019 Lipper Plans ESG Scoring System for Mutual Funds -- InvestmentNews
Mar 08, 2019 Gender-Focused Investments Prove to be Standout Performers -- Citywire
Mar 04, 2019 Here's How Investors Can Save the Planet and Still Make Some Money -- CNBC 
Feb 11, 2019 Giant US Teacher's Pension Backs New Female- and Minority- Led Activist Fund with $250 Million -- CNBC
Jan 31, 2019 US Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends -- Investments & Wealth Monitor
Jan 25, 2019 Socially Responsible Investing Is Booming with 26% Of Assets Under Management. Two Experts Explain. -- PBS WealthTrack
Jan 22, 2019 Sometimes Let Your Conscience be Your Guide -- Marketplace
Jan 17, 2019 How to Evaluate Socially Responsible Investing -- US News & World Report