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Be more specific in describing your sustainable investment strategies

Investor interest in sustainable and impact investing remains high. A 2024 study from Morgan Stanley indicated that more than half of individual investors plan to increase their allocations to sustainable investments in the next year. Like consumers who choose to buy products that use recycled materials or avoid products that are produced with child labor, many investors would like to see their investment dollars [...]

By |05/07/2024|Potpourri|

Chief communications officers increasingly play a strategic role in major business decisions: Edelman

The recently released Edelman’s Future of Corporate Communications study found that half of chief communications officers (CCOs) consider themselves to be strategic advisors to the business leaders in their organization. This compared to little over one-third in 2021. The study notes, “CEOs and Boards have awakened to the value communications can and must provide, and they’re pushing communications leaders to operate as a strategic [...]

By |01/16/2024|Potpourri|

A 2023 Holiday Reading List for Investment Pros

WealthManagement.com recently published their 10 best business books for financial advisors. I always love best books lists, and I agree with WM.com’s recommendations for Michael Lewis’s epic book Going Infinite on the demise of the crypto trading platform FTX and Walter Isaacson’s terrific biography of Elon Musk. Both are great reads.  I love reading—both fiction and non-fiction—and always have at least two books going, [...]

By |12/13/2023|Potpourri|

The investment industry stories we’ll remember from 2023

As the days count down to the end of 2023, we’re taking a quick random look back at some of the ongoing stories we’ll remember from the year. What would you add? We invite your comments below.  A new co-worker. We all got a new co-worker this year as artificial intelligence capability in the form of ChatGPT and other tools swept through firms, with [...]

By |12/07/2023|Content, Digital, News, Potpourri|

The only constant is change: Lowe Group celebrates 20 years of investment communications

Twenty years is a long time. Headlines in 2003 included the human genome project, the space shuttle Columbia tragedy and the capture of Sadam Hussein in Iraq. Feels like another world. Lowe Group’s humble beginning 20 years ago providing traditional public relations services to a handful of asset managers seeking media attention feels like another world.   Jody Lowe          [...]

By |11/14/2023|Potpourri|
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