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: Message

Hello, Ron Robins here on July 3. I sincerely apologise but due to technical factors I’m unable to provide you with my usual podcast today. I’m, really sorry about that. My next podcast is scheduled for July 17. Talk to you then. All the very best and do take care in these most difficult times…. Listen or Read

PODCAST: Sustainable Pandemic Portfolios

Sustainable pandemic portfolios exhibit many options. They include companies in industries such as renewable energy, infrastructure, pharmaceuticals, biotech, information technology, etc. Read this post for ideas. Also, discover the companies that have failed to disclose climate data. Do you invest in them? Plus, an ETF that invests in companies promoting minority empowerment. And much more… Listen or Read

PODCAST: Best ESG Funds for Responsible Investing

Best ESG funds for responsible investing from Kiplinger. The review is written by Coryanne Hicks. Her picks include equity, fixed income and balanced funds. What individual sustainable stocks might be good to look at for a post-pandemic recovery. Our friend Tim Nash at Corporate Knights favours Unilever and Cisco. has been thinking about that too… Listen or Read

PODCAST: Pandemic’s ESG Stock Market Leaders

ESG Stock Market Leaders in pandemic. See the individual stocks and ETFs! Singapore’s pandemic success offers potential sustainable investing profits. Energy stocks to buy? McCormick & Company and Northland Power are ESG stocks that benefit whilst pandemic continues, says Tim Nash. Analyst recommendations from Zacks, The Motley Fool, InvestorPlace, Singapore Business, Corporate Knights and ccmarkets… Listen or Read

PODCAST: More Sustainable Investing Ideas

Change Healthcare, Hannon Armstrong, Plug Power, Brookfield Renewable Partners, are among the more sustainable investing ideas covered in this podcast. Listen to find out more. Ethical and sustainable investors need to go beyond company ESG ratings. They need to especially consider what components of ESG are truly ‘material’ to a company’s operational and financial performance… Listen or Read

PODCAST: Sustainable Investments Making Our World Better. More…

BlackRock launches sustainable investing fund supporting UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Areas it invests in include sustainable food, clean energy, affordable housing, and public health. Tom Lydon promotes the Global X Conscious Companies ETF, reflecting the Concinnity Conscious Companies Index emphasizing ESG and focuses on customers, suppliers, stock & debt holders, local communities, and employees. More… Listen or Read

PODCAST: ESG Funds, Stocks. Opportunities in Downturn.

ESG funds, stocks, outperforming their ‘conventional’ counterparts in markets’ downturn. Several analysts believe now is a good time to buy these stocks and funds. See which ones they recommend! Investors should also consider artificial intelligence and infrastructure stocks too. With companies reducing or eliminating dividends, one dividend-paying socially responsible stock comes highly regarded. And More… Listen or Read

PODCAST: ESG Funds Outperform in Market Downturn. And more…

ESG funds outperform in market downturn according to research by Bloomberg and Morningstar! One big reason is they are big on tech: the FANG’s – Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix; and Alphabet (Google). Consumers spending more time at home due to COVID-19 are buying and using the products and services of these companies. Other news covered… Listen or Read

PODCAST: Stocks, Bonds, Funds for Climate Change. More…

Covered are some of the best stocks, bonds, funds for climate change action and remediation. The picks come from great ESG, renewable energy and infrastructure analysts at Kiplinger, The Motley Fool and Zacks. Also, what’s one of the best renewable energy dividend stocks? Want to know the best gun-free funds to invest in America? More… Listen or Read

PODCAST: Little-Known Sustainable Stocks with Potential. And More…

These little-known sustainable stocks offer great potential. Hydrogen sees bright future. Participate with this ETF. Good yields with yieldcos – which are renewable energy income-generating assets with steady income streams. The top ten holdings in ESG funds are Microsoft, Alphabet, Disney, Apple, Nvidia, Gilead Sciences, Clorox, V.F. Corporation, Lin Media, and Verisk Analytics.  And more… Listen or Read