Katelyn Kriesel is running for Manlius Town Board!
For as long as Katelyn has been a Financial Advisor at Hansen‘s, we have known her to be passionate about environmental and economic sustainability, and her community. It is what led her to pursue a career in Socially Responsible Investing and to found the Sustainable Economies Alliance. So we were not at all surprised to learn […]
Climate Change Risk, Social Security, and Norway Divests
Climate Change Risk, Social Security, and Norway Divests Over the last few days, there have been a couple of news articles that I’ve wanted to share with you all. Each headline touches on a different component of the work that we do here at Hansen’s. The first two articles are not good news, but the […]
Katelyn Goes to Albany (Part 1/2)
Does fossil fuel divestment work? How do the investments perform? Legally, can we even do it? These are the big questions that the state Senate will be discussing today in a hearing on fossil fuel divestment in Albany. Colleges, universities, municipalities, not for profits and individuals have been asking these questions more and more as […]
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As we approach this year's election, it is important to consider how our elected officials and candidates feel about climate change and what they're willing to do to solve it. Thank you to our colleagues at Climate Change Awareness & Action for their incredible work...
For Elected County positions and the 17 Legislative Districts CCAA designed this survey to help voters in CNY learn the position of local candidates on the issue of climate change. While individual actions are important, public policy on the local level is absolutely necessary given
"Exxon Mobil dropped out of the S&P 500′s top 10 stocks for the first time in nine decades, and the energy sector weighting in the S&P 500 hit a low of roughly 4%. Yes, oil and gas is a boom-and-bust sector and its valuation can...
Two recent market milestones — Exxon Mobil dropping out of the S&P 500's top 10 stocks for the first time in 90 years and the energy sector weighting in the S&P 500 hitting a multidecade low — pose a provocative question: Are we beginning to
This is an important issue that comes up with our clients very frequently. Student loans are increasingly becoming a crisis in this country, and loan providers need to be held accountable for their actions. It will be interesting to see how this evolves in NYS....
“We believe hanging on to fossil fuel assets is a financial risk. That’s why we will have made our $13.4-billion endowment “fossil free” as of the end of this month, and why our $70-billion pension will soon be that way as well.”
As climate change becomes an ever-growing threat it can sometimes feel like big companies are doing nothing to combat the damage to our planet. Zero Emissions Day takes place on 21 September, a day when it hopes those who join in will not burn oil,...
As climate change becomes an ever-growing threat it can sometimes feel like big companies are doing nothing to combat the damage to our planet. Zero Emissions Day takes place on 21 September, a day when it hopes those who join in will not burn oil,