Welcome! I’m Ron Robins, your podcast host…

My podcasts will help you apply your personal values — such as those encompassing sustainability, ethics, etc. — to your investments. I’ve been following this style of investing since the 1970s. Now it’s mainstream because it can be very profitable too! Beginning in 1969, I held investment industry positions in investment analysis, over-the-counter stock trading,… Listen or Read

PODCAST: New ESG Ratings Help for Investors. And More…

Big developments in new ESG ratings help for investors – from global leaders MSCI and Morningstar! What are the best renewable energy stocks with reliable dividends? A new day dawns in solar industry stocks as they rise. Will nuclear energy stocks gain traction? State Street launches ETF that screens S&P 500 for ESG exclusions. And… Listen or Read

PODCAST: ESG Bonds and Bond Funds, Stock Alpha, More…

ESG bonds and bond funds gaining investors. Municipal and non-profit bonds for ethical and sustainable investors. Analyst likes 25 sustainable stocks that make you feel good while making you money. ESG stocks beating S&P by 45% this year! Plant-based meat alternative food products gaining big in popularity with important knock-on effects for food stocks. More…… Listen or Read

PODCAST: Top ESG Funds, Stocks, Robo Advisors and More…

A discerning reviewer discusses their seven best socially responsible and ESG fund picks. Two experts give conflicting recommendations on robo advisors for ethical and sustainable investors. Know the top ten stocks in ESG fund portfolios. Replacing old wind turbines with new ones leads to increasing profits and potential dividends for three renewable energy operators. More… Listen or Read

PODCAST: Best Food Funds, Water Stocks, and Much More!

Some of the best food funds and water stocks. Tim Nash analyzes whether Apple is superior to Samsung in manufacturing sustainability and investment returns. Another two reviews of the top ESG and climate ETFs and solar stocks. Concerned about gun stocks in your funds? Zacks analyst Nitish Marwah has found three funds without them. More… Listen or Read

PODCAST: Etsy, Southwest Air, ESG Junk Bonds, and more…

Etsy, the growing online craft marketplace seen as great ESG stock. Southwest Airlines flies high on its sustainable practices. First ever ESG ‘junk bond’ ETF debuts. Seven renewable energy stock picks. Rising wind power trends of repowering and replacement of turbines offer exciting investing opportunities. New international faith-based ESG ETF launches with global appeal. More… Listen or Read

PODCAST: Fossil Free Investing, ESG Profits, and more…

No cost to fossil free investing between 1927 and 2016, says new study. Two top renewable energy stocks in solar power. ESG funds showing outperformance compared to non-sustainable counterparts. Many ESG funds growing fast and attracting substantial assets. Green bond issuance makes new highs. Best US robo advisors for ethical and sustainable investors. And more… Listen or Read

PODCAST: First Vegan Fund, Renewable Energy Stocks, and more…

New US Vegan Climate ETF. It’s pros and cons. Has good debut on the NYSE. Current top renewable energy stocks. Best six stocks for millennials according to Zacks’ analyst. Al Gore’s Generation Investment Management purported key holdings. The DIY Ethical-Sustainable Investing Pays Tutorial offers simple way to create a stock portfolio reflecting your values! More… Listen or Read

PODCAST: Gun-Free Funds, Top ESG Stocks, WeWork, and more…

Analyst suggests three gun-free funds. Ten top renewable energy stocks with their ESG and analyst stock recommendations. ESG ETFs generally outperform ‘conventional equivalents.’ ESG dividend stocks. RBC Capital ideas for the best ESG stocks. Microsoft, Nike reviewed for sustainability, profits. Analyst says avoid buying WeWork stock IPO. He blasts its financial and governance performance. More… Listen or Read

PODCAST: Amazon vs. eBay, First Vegan Fund, and more…

 Amazon dissed as a sustainable investment compared to eBay. Livent, Brookfield Asset Management, and Sunpower, as renewable stock investments suggested by analysts. US Vegan Climate Exchange Traded ETF appears to finally arrive. Not what it seems though. ESG overlay for corporate bonds enhances portfolio performance says J P Morgan study. Unique ESG Factor ETF…. Listen or Read

PODCAST: Water and Veggie Investing, Cruise Line Greenwashing

Water-related investing gains traction and has profit potential. Beyond Burger sizzle heightens interest in plant-based food producers. Unilever and Nestlé cited. Coldwater poured on cruise line investing. Morningstar ratings changes will allow investors to directly compare company sustainability scores across industries. Canada’s Responsible Investing Association website offers terrific new resources including investment values screening tool…. Listen or Read