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Investing with Intent – Winter 2023

This newsletter, “Investing with Intent,” is distributed to clients and friends of Natural Investments, LLC (NI). NI is an investment adviser registered with the SEC.

Cryptocurrency for Socially Responsible Investors

Cryptocurrency has become quite the hot topic in the investment world over the last few years. What’s less known, however, are socially and environmentally conscious perspectives on this new technology. After many years of observation and reflection, Brady and James got together to weigh in with their thoughts.

Cryptocurrency for Socially Responsible Investors

Cryptocurrency has become quite the hot topic in the investment world over the last few years. What’s less known, however, are socially and environmentally conscious perspectives on this new technology. After many years of observation and reflection, Brady and James got together to weigh in with their thoughts.

Goodbye ‘Mother of ESG Investing’ Hazel Henderson

BY RINALDO S. BRUTOCO, Founding President and CEO of the World Business Academy. Reprinted with permission by Ethical Markets Media, LLC IN MAY, the world lost one of the truly great humans of the last century, my dear friend Hazel Henderson, founder of Ethical Markets, author of nine books, “mother” of the field of sustainable

Market Report – Spring 2022

In a marked contrast to results over the last three years, the stock and bond markets each ended the first quarter decidedly lower. In the U.S., large company stocks were down 4.6% and smaller companies were down 7.5%. Foreign stocks were down 5.9% and bonds were lower by 5.9%. The volatility during the quarter was

2021 Social Impact Report

Download a full copy of our 2021 Social Impact Report Reasons for Hope by Michael Kramer 2021 Sustainable & Responsible Impact 2021 Regenerative Investments 2021 Shareholder Advocacy Review – The Winds at Our Back by Michael Kramer SPOTLIGHTS Recompose Life – A Truly Regenerative Investment by Malaika Maphalala Clean Energy Credit Union – An Interview

2021 Regenerative Investments

Our overarching goal at Natural Investments is protecting the planet and developing innovative solutions to work in harmony with mother nature and human society. It includes building a culture that works for everyone by supporting women, Indigenous Peoples, People of Color and other underserved communities. As of 2021, Natural Investments has directed $188 million into

2021 Shareholder Advocacy Review: The Winds at Our Back

Natural Investments remained active in advocacy efforts in the past year to bring about needed improvements to the economic system while fostering equity and justice for women and people of color. We continued to engage major corporations on their policies and practices, funneled more capital to traditionally marginalized populations and educated policymakers about appropriate oversight

Spotlight: Recompose Life

A Truly Regenerative Investment Have you ever thought about how you want your body to be handled when you die? Recompose Life is a relatively new company determined to disrupt the multi-billion dollar death industry by offering a new, ecological alternative to the conventional choices of burial and cremation. It’s an option that supports people

Spotlight: Clean Energy Credit Union

An Interview with CEO Terri Mickelsen For those who don’t know Clean Energy Credit Union, can you tell us what kind of loans you make and what makes them unique? Clean Energy Credit Union is not your traditional credit union in that we are focused solely on providing loans and deposit services that promote clean

Spotlight: Envest Microfinance Cooperative

Envest Microfinance Cooperative is a for-profit, Certified B Corporation that raises capital from accredited U.S. investors and lends it to microfinance institutions (MFIs) in developing economies across the globe.

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