ESG Stocks

ESG (environmental, social, and governance) investing is a growing investment method. ESG integration can reduce portfolio risk, generate competitive investment returns and help investors feel good about the stocks they own.

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What Is ESG Investing?

There are many ways to align your investments with your values. So what's the difference between socially responsible investing, conscious capitalism, and ESG?

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Going for Great Returns and the Greater Good: The Motley Fool's ESG Investing Framework

Is your investment strategy to buy ethical companies that will also deliver strong returns? Our ESG Compounder Checklist aims to provide both.

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Does ESG Investing Produce Better Stock Returns?

Are you wondering if ESG investing really works? Let's explore the research.

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ESG Investing: Is Accenture a Responsible Investment?

If you’re searching for a feel-good stock, see how IT company Accenture scores on The Motley Fool’s ESG framework.

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ESG Investing: Is Trex a Responsible Investment?

Wood-alternative decking company Trex is the largest recycler of plastic bags in North America. See how it scores on The Motley Fool’s environmental, social, and governance framework.

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ESG Investing: Is Microsoft a Responsible Investment?

If you’re searching for a feel-good stock, see how Microsoft, the world's largest company, scores on The Motley Fool’s ESG framework.

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ESG Investing: Is Nike a Responsible Investment?

If you’re searching for a feel-good stock, see how Nike scores on The Motley Fool’s ESG framework.

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ESG Investing: Is Hexcel a Responsible Investment?

See how this maker of high-performance carbon fiber materials scores on The Motley Fool's environmental, social, and governance framework.

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ESG Investing: How to Evaluate a CEO Using the 4 Cs of Good Management

A key component of a high-ESG stock is a stellar management team. Here are four qualities that define an exemplary leader, which should be top of mind for ESG investors.

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A Conversation on ESG and Sustainability With As You Sow CEO Andrew Behar

As You Sow is a nonprofit promoting corporate responsibility that works to solve the world's problems by motivating big companies -- including ExxonMobil, Starbucks, McDonald's, Pepsi, and Dunkin' -- to improve on ESG elements. Hear what the CEO has to say about its mission.

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Talking Stocks with Ben Allen, CEO of Parnassus Investments

Read on for insights from the head of the largest pure-play environmental, social, and governance fund in the United States.

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2 Simple Questions That Reveal Whether Your CEO Is Overpaid

Incentives and rewards can tell you a lot about a company's focus.

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A Conversation on ESG Investing With JUST Capital CEO Martin Whittaker

Learn about JUST Capital’s unique approach to ESG investing, its partnership growth strategy, and why Microsoft is the highest-ranked company on its JUST rating system.

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