Established in 1997, the Money Management Institute (MMI) is the industry association representing financial services firms that provide financial advice and investment advisory solutions to investors. Through conferences, educational resources, and thought leadership, MMI facilitates peer-to-peer connections, fosters industry knowledge and professionalism, and supports the development of the next generation of industry leadership. A particular area of focus in recent years has been to develop and offer educational resources that help financial advisors learn about sustainable investing and incorporate it into their practices. MMI member firms are dedicated to helping individual and institutional investors, at every level of assets, plan for and fulfill their financial goals. For more information about MMI, visit www.MMInst.org – and to learn about our sustainable investing initiatives, visit www.mmi-sii.org.
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Calvert Research and Management (Calvert) is a global leader in Responsible Investing. Calvert sponsors one of the largest and most diversified families of responsibly invested mutual funds, encompassing active and passively managed equity, income, alternative and multi-asset strategies. With roots in Responsible Investing back to 1982, the firm seeks to generate favorable investment returns for clients by allocating capital consistent with environmental, social and governance best practices and through structured engagement with portfolio companies. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Calvert manages assets on behalf of funds, individual and institutional separate account clients, and their advisors. For more information, visit calvert.com.
Cambridge Investment Group Inc. is a privately controlled financial solutions firm focused on serving independent financial advisors and their investing clients. Cambridge is also a national corporation with a registered investment advisor as well as an industry-leading independent broker-dealer. Cambridge offers a broad range of choices regarding advisor-focused financial solutions. Its national reach includes: Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. – a large corporate RIA; and Cambridge Investment Research Inc. – an independent broker-dealer, and member of FINRA/SIPC, that is among the largest privately controlled independent broker-dealers in the country. Overall, Cambridge supports over 3,000 independent financial professionals nationwide who serve their thousands of clients as registered representatives and investment advisor representatives, choosing to use either Cambridge’s firm (registered investment adviser) or their own.
Carson Group serves financial advisors and investors through its businesses including Carson Wealth, Carson Group Coaching, and Carson Group Partners. The family of companies offers coaching and partnership services to advisor firms – and straightforward financial advice to the investing public. Founded in 1983, Carson Wealth has grown to become a Barron’s Hall of Fame firm, serving clients through holistic financial planning, disciplined investment strategies, and proactive personal service.Founded in 1993, Carson Group Coaching is a leading national financial advisor coaching and resource program designed to help growth-minded advisors build their businesses through coaching support, tested tactics, and accountability that drive proven results. Founded in 2012, Carson Group Partners simplifies the complexity of running a wealth management firm by managing and executing marketing, compliance, technology, investment management, and operations for advisor firms.All three organizations are headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, and share a common mission to be the most trusted in financial advice. For more information, visit www.carsongroup.com.
FiComm Partners develops winning communications strategies through a balanced approach that fuels growth, adds value, and sets our clients apart. We achieve this by expertly blending the art of expression with the science of our proprietary processes to deliver unique messages in an impactful way. Our clients are leaders within the independent wealth management industry and those who serve this fast growing entrepreneurial community, including wealthtech and fintech providers. We help them communicate more effectively with the media, their partners, and with the people that matter to them the most - their clients.
OpenInvest is a registered investment adviser with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and a financial technology startup dedicated to mainstreaming values-based investing through technology. Its technology platform supports full customization around investor values. The company was founded by two architects of Bridgewater Associates’ portfolio management and trading systems and a sustainable finance expert from the World Wildlife Fund. OpenInvest is backed by some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley, including Andreessen Horowitz, YCombinator, Kevin Durant’s Thirty Five Ventures, and QED, the founders of CapitalOne.
To get started with OpenInvest, contact your adviser, visit openinvest.com, or download the iOS or Android app.
Redtail Technology is a leading provider of web-based Client Relationship Management (CRM), paperless office, compliance-approved text messaging and email archiving solutions in the financial services industry. Easily affordable, easy to implement and offering integration with many of the industry’s most widely used applications, Redtail is committed to providing financial advisors with the core technologies that drive their day-to-day operations.
SPDR ETFs are a comprehensive family spanning an array of international and domestic asset classes. SPDR ETFs are managed by SSGA Funds Management, Inc., a registered investment adviser and wholly owned subsidiary of State Street Corporation. The funds provide investors with the flexibility to select investments that are aligned to their investment strategy. Recognized as an industry pioneer, State Street created the first US listed ETF in 1993 (SPDR S&P 500® – Ticker SPY) and has remained on the forefront of responsible innovation, as evidenced by the introduction of many ground-breaking products, including first-to-market launches with gold, international real estate, international fixed income, and sector ETFs. For more information, visit www.spdrs.com.
Vanderbilt Financial Group is an investment firm disrupting traditional finance by focusing on socially and environmentally responsible, ethical, and impactful investments. Vanderbilt is known as “The Sustainable Wealth Management Firm” for our commitment to providing financial advisors and their clients with access to values-aligned investments. Headquartered in a LEED-certified Platinum building, Vanderbilt’s commitment to changing the world begins at home in our office and within our culture. Under the leadership of Chief Entrepreneurial Officer, Stephen Distante, Vanderbilt’s culture has garnered multiple awards and was most recently named one of 2018’s “Best Places to Work on Long Island” by Long Island Business News.
ALIGNING SOCIAL AND INVESTING GOALS
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