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A Note of Gratitude

Dear friends, This week we celebrate Thanksgiving here in the US, a day that marks the unofficial start of the holiday season. In the spirit of the moment, we’d like to express our gratitude to all of you for your ongoing interest in our work. 2021 has undoubtedly been a challenging year for all of

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Our Take on COP26

COP26 is right around the corner. The scientific consensus has become increasingly clear: in order to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, society must act urgently to decarbonize the global economy and to transition the energy and transportation sectors from fossil fuels to clean energy. At FFI, we believe that this transition will happen,

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The Long and the Short of Carbon Accounting

  The meaning of “net zero” for investors is still evolving, and while there are no universally accepted standards, frameworks are emerging to help guide investors. The Net-Zero Asset Owner’s Alliance,  The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) and The Investor Agenda provide frameworks for investors to achieve net-zero portfolios. While those frameworks lack

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The Energy Transition Long-Short: A Net-Zero Portfolio Solution

From Fossil-Fuel Divestment to Long-Short Equity Our company’s journey from fossil-fuel divestment to long-short equity may not seem intuitive, but it has mirrored the evolution of strategies that investors are using to align their portfolios with financial considerations and impact opportunities associated with climate change. Those in the sustainable, responsible investment ecosystem know FFI best

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The Value of Shorts in a Responsible Investment Strategy

GameStop. It’s hard to imagine a more perfect name, and metaphor, for a company used by wallstreetbets, the subreddit group, to “game” the financial system and make a run at “fortress Wall Street”. This community of traders drove up GameStop’s stock price, not primarily out of a sentimental love for this brick-and-mortar retailer, but most

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Investing In 2021 - Full Realization Of The Energy Transition - FFI Advisors

Investing In 2021: The Full Realization Of The Energy Transition

Chris Ito, CEO of FFI Advisors and member of the Forbes Business Council, gives his thoughts on investing in the energy transition in 2021. Now that 2021 is officially underway, investors will be evaluating the risks and opportunities presented by an anticipated post-pandemic world and a new Biden administration. I am confident that one of

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Climate Change Investing: Our Responsibility & Opportunity

At FFI Advisors, it is our belief that the creative and thoughtful construction of portfolios will allow investors to align their sustainability principles with performance objectives. In this white paper, we discuss our philosophy on climate change investing and belief that transparently investing for performance, people, purpose and the planet should become the norm, rather

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FFI Energy Transition

What the Energy Transition Means for Investors

Coal, oil and natural gas have been the dominant energy sources powering the global economy for the last 100 years. But the energy landscape is changing quickly–and not only because of government policies designed to curb climate change. Rather, technological advances over the last decade have helped make the cost of renewables competitive with fossil

Read More »

A Note of Gratitude

Dear friends, This week we celebrate Thanksgiving here in the US, a day that marks the unofficial start of the holiday season. In the spirit of the moment, we’d like to express our gratitude to all of you for your ongoing interest in our work. 2021 has undoubtedly been a challenging year for all of

Read More »

Our Take on COP26

COP26 is right around the corner. The scientific consensus has become increasingly clear: in order to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, society must act urgently to decarbonize the global economy and to transition the energy and transportation sectors from fossil fuels to clean energy. At FFI, we believe that this transition will happen,

Read More »
FFIA-Net-Zero-Carbon-Accounting-Long-Short

The Long and the Short of Carbon Accounting

  The meaning of “net zero” for investors is still evolving, and while there are no universally accepted standards, frameworks are emerging to help guide investors. The Net-Zero Asset Owner’s Alliance,  The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) and The Investor Agenda provide frameworks for investors to achieve net-zero portfolios. While those frameworks lack

Read More »
FFIA-Net-Zero-Long-Short

The Energy Transition Long-Short: A Net-Zero Portfolio Solution

From Fossil-Fuel Divestment to Long-Short Equity Our company’s journey from fossil-fuel divestment to long-short equity may not seem intuitive, but it has mirrored the evolution of strategies that investors are using to align their portfolios with financial considerations and impact opportunities associated with climate change. Those in the sustainable, responsible investment ecosystem know FFI best

Read More »

The Value of Shorts in a Responsible Investment Strategy

GameStop. It’s hard to imagine a more perfect name, and metaphor, for a company used by wallstreetbets, the subreddit group, to “game” the financial system and make a run at “fortress Wall Street”. This community of traders drove up GameStop’s stock price, not primarily out of a sentimental love for this brick-and-mortar retailer, but most

Read More »
Investing In 2021 - Full Realization Of The Energy Transition - FFI Advisors

Investing In 2021: The Full Realization Of The Energy Transition

Chris Ito, CEO of FFI Advisors and member of the Forbes Business Council, gives his thoughts on investing in the energy transition in 2021. Now that 2021 is officially underway, investors will be evaluating the risks and opportunities presented by an anticipated post-pandemic world and a new Biden administration. I am confident that one of

Read More »
FFIA-Climate-Change-Responsibility

Climate Change Investing: Our Responsibility & Opportunity

At FFI Advisors, it is our belief that the creative and thoughtful construction of portfolios will allow investors to align their sustainability principles with performance objectives. In this white paper, we discuss our philosophy on climate change investing and belief that transparently investing for performance, people, purpose and the planet should become the norm, rather

Read More »
FFI Energy Transition

What the Energy Transition Means for Investors

Coal, oil and natural gas have been the dominant energy sources powering the global economy for the last 100 years. But the energy landscape is changing quickly–and not only because of government policies designed to curb climate change. Rather, technological advances over the last decade have helped make the cost of renewables competitive with fossil

Read More »
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