Impact

Idolize Impact, Not Capital

What would you do with 44 billion dollars? Solve world hunger? Buy a social media platform…? We see wealth on a scale like never before and, at the same time, inequality like never before. Why are everyday Americans idolizing capital so much? At FLIT, we believe that you can grow your wealth without compromising your values by leading impact first.

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Dirty Dozen

The Dirty Dozen – Banking on Climate Chaos

“In the 6 years since the adoption of the Paris Agreement, the world’s 60 largest private sector banks financed fossil fuels with $4.6 trillion”. Despite many banks marketing that they offer ‘ethical’ investments and have a ‘commitment to climate action’, 26 banks increased their financing of fossil fuels in 2021. It’s time to call out the fossil fuel funders. It’s time to hold them accountable.

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Financial activism

10 Tools of Financial Activism

Being a conscious consumer is no longer enough; we must vote with our dollars on a bigger and broader scale. This article will take you through 10 tools to be an influential financial activist. Each works to reduce your negative impact or increase your positive impact in social, environmental, and humanitarian spheres.

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Future of ESG

Where Next for ESG?

ESG has disrupted traditional ways of thinking about risk – it provides a framework to consider the present and future impact. In the initial launch of the ESG framework, there was a clear message: think, document, do. It has become clear that by many, there is limited evidence of the ‘do’, poor effort in the ‘document’, and halfhearted effort in the ‘think’.

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Gender equality

Invest in Gender Equality

“The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development places gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls at the heart of its implementation with its promise to “leave no one behind”

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oil dependency

Lessons on Oil Dependency

The ongoing crisis in Ukraine has provoked a lot of heartache, kindness, and solidarity worldwide. It is clear that this is a pivotal moment in European and global politics.

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Invest in Clean Water

An Introduction to the Global Water Crisis and State of Solutions The global water crisis is one of the most ubiquitous problems currently impacting our planet. 4 billion people are […]

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