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Designed to help our clients meet their financial potential responsibly. We believe investors can “do well by doing good.” Seek attractive returns by investing in companies that reflect a concern for the social and environmental issues facing our world.
In addition to aligning with a client’s sense of responsibility to the earth, its inhabitants and the environment, responsibly managed companies are often better positioned in the competitive market place — and better able to provide strong long-term growth.
Seasons of Advice Personal Values PortfoliosSM employ a more rigorous process than our standard portfolios for assessing ESG factors — without compromising your return goals.
We begin with funds and ETFs in the top two tiers of the Morningstar Portfolio Sustainability rating, which measures how well companies within a portfolio manage environmental, social and governance risks and opportunities.
To identify companies that meet our higher standards, we apply a rigorous overlay that targets six areas of concern, looking to eliminate holdings that score more than 5% in any or all areas of concern.*
The final universe is a competitive and diverse one, allowing us to build a customized, low-cost ESG portfolio offering a full range of asset allocation models from conservative to aggressive.