Reflections on Environmental Alpha

Matthew J. Kiernan, PhD Chief Executive, Inflection Point Capital Management Matthew is the author of Chapter 6, “SRI or Not SRI?”, in Environmental Alpha: Institutional Investors and Climate Change.   As I write this, COP21 in Paris is scant weeks away, and the results there may make a mockery of much of what I say here, but here goes a …

Reflecting on My Journey from Student to Practitioner

Environmental Alpha Against a Backdrop of Industry Change   Katherine Burstein McGinn, CFA       When a professor first introduced me to the concept of sustainable investing, the academic literature in which I immersed myself mostly explored the positive and negative impacts of exclusionary screening. That was 2007. At the time, there was already evidence that of the three …