The Veris Blog

The Veris blog expresses the diversity of thought and opinion at our firm. We also present other points-of-view of those we appreciate and admire.

2016: What’s On Our Mind

By Patricia Farrar-Rivas, CEO

Fresh thinking: I wanted to share a number of enlightening points-of-view. They are from various media – books, newspapers, magazines, as well as a podcast. They are all terrific food for thought.

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Stranded No More

By Luisamaria Ruiz Carlile, Senior Wealth Manager

Impact investing is a disruptive innovation. It’s upending traditional investing, crashing through old assumptions about how investors determine risk and assess value. Take for example, the concept of “stranded assets.” These are assets which are losing economic value well ahead of their anticipated useful life due to changes in technology, regulations, legislation, societal norms, environmental shocks or other powerful forces.

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Creative Destruction and Stranded Assets

By Anders Ferguson, Partner and Danya Liu, Associate

Over the next 30 years, whole swaths of the global economy will change dramatically. Innovation and technology, combined with global demand and shrinking resources, will fundamentally alter the way people do everything from getting electricity to sourcing their food.

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Creativity: A New Pillar of Sustainability

By Anders Ferguson and Laura Callanan

Creativity. We hack it. We map it. We study it. We rate it. We take it places. We build industries around it. We invest in it. We recognize we need it, even when it hurts. We know our future depends on it. This is the first in a series of blog posts which will explore the radical premise that creativity is a key driver of sustainability.

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Sustainability Is Not A Wind Farm Or Solar Array

By Anders Ferguson, Partner

Sustainability is a deep understanding that everything is seamlessly and beautifully interconnected. It is rooted in a mindfulness recognizing that each of us, doing our own work in our own field, is connected to others and impacts others, even if we don’t see it or realize it.

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Veris Guest Blog: Gender Lens Investing 2.0

By Jem Hudson, The Caldy Group

In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8th, we came across a myriad of thoughtful articles, studies, and other discussions focusing on women’s issues. One of the resources that especially caught our eye is a study by Veris Wealth Partners.

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The Veris Agenda: Five Impact Investing Themes for 2015

By Patricia Farrar-Rivas, CEO

As impact investors, Veris Wealth Partners directs capital to support the varied goals of our clients, while helping create a more just and sustainable world. The process of aligning values with wealth through impact investing continues to revolutionize the capital markets in the U.S. and abroad.

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