Sustainable Investing

| July 27, 2018
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NOTE: This is not intended to be an investment recommendation, just information I found interesting relating to the topic of responsible investing!

Personally and as a firm we are spending more time researching the ESG space. This acronym stands for:

  • Environmental
  • Social
  • Governance

I wanted to highlight a few corporations who are committed to incorporating ESG tenets into their company ethos:


  • In 2010 – set zero waste target to landfills from factories by 2020
  • As of 2016 – zero non-hazardous waste to landfills across 600 sites, 70 countries


  • Eliminate single use plastic straws by 2020 (1 billion straws/year)


  • Eliminate plastic straws and drink picks


  • Phasing out plastic straws in UK and Ireland – testing alternatives
  • Commitment to cut greenhouse gas emissions and to make packaging from renewable and recyclable materials


  • Vowed to cut landfill waste in half

Dunkin Donuts

  • Eliminating foam cups

These are just a few examples of Mike Smithwick’s awesome motto of: Invest Well. Live Well.


Stay Tuned, Disciplined & Patient! {TJM}

The Investor & Character Equation (ICE) | S + R = O


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