With Thanksgiving and other holidays just around the corner, we wanted to take this opportunity to appreciate all the good we have going for us, as a company. Vanderbilt continues to grow, thrive and be successful, because of a variety of factors. We also have things to be thankful for outside of the Financial Industry, from a societal and global perspective. Let us reflect on all that we are thankful for....
Topics: ESG, Vanderbilt Financial Group, sustainability, renewable energy, LEED, Platinum LEED, solar energy, climate change, SDG, Thanksgiving, Pandemic
In 2015, the United Nations decided to release their Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs,) a "blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all." One of the outcomes desired with the institution of the SDGs is to create a clean, better and more sustainable environment for future generations.
Topics: electric vehicles, United Nations, renewable energy, solar energy, solar, Environment, climate change, SDG, Nature Day
Each month Vanderbilt Financial Group features an advisor in the Vanderbilt family who exhibits the VFG values of Gratitude, Respect, Innovation, Teamwork and Trust on a consistent basis. These values impact their work with clients and VFG staff, and ultimately pushes for an excellence in their business practices that is unparalleled and incredibly unique. Beyond high-level producers, these advisors offer sage advice and best practices for boosting your business on your terms according to your values.
This month we're thrilled to be trying out a new format! We're turning these interviews into short-form podcasts. You have to start somewhere and we decided to start with Stuart Valentine, a VFG Financial Advisor whose practice, Centered Wealth focuses on connecting one’s life-purpose with financial choices and investment portfolios. Below are the audio highlights from our interview. However, I found the content very meaty and decided to post the transcript not covered in the podcast below. It's long, but well-worth the read....
Topics: ESG, sustainability, Jed Emerson, The Advisor Spotlight, renewable energy
As "The Sustainable Wealth Management Firm", making an impact and giving back to our community is at the core of the Vanderbilt Financial Group values. Our team, family and friends came together for a week of impactful actions that helped clean-up our environment and bring awareness to the growing movement of sustainable living. Read on for a recap on our fun week celebrating the Earth and living our values inside and outside of our professional lives....
Topics: sustainability, United Nations, earth day, renewable energy
Note from the editor: For Earth Day 2019, the team at VFG is celebrating with a week full of activities and consciousness around what it means to care about the environment. While our wheelhouse is in investments that focus on having a positive impact in the world, we are also a team of people who live our personal lives congruent with our professional ones. This week we’ll feature a series of blog posts dedicated to Earth Week.
Topics: sustainability, electric vehicles, micro-lending, earth day, renewable energy, LEED, Platinum LEED, solar energy, solar