Actionable Sustainable Investing
FFI Solutions is a research and analytics-driven advisory firm that empowers investors and asset managers to transition to more sustainable investments.
Our solutions provide asset owners, investment advisors and asset managers with the insights and clarity needed to efficiently achieve responsible, ESG, impact, and performance investing objectives.
Our research and screening solutions help investors efficiently assess and manage climate-related investment risks. From avoiding exposure to fossil fuels through The Carbon Underground 200 TM to tailored exclusions, we provide the resources and a roadmap for achieving your responsible and sustainable investing objectives.
Our suite of on-demand carbon diagnostics is the starting point for gaining portfolio insights and developing a sustainable investment strategy. Our reports and backtesting tools provide quick and cost-effective ways to understand carbon exposure, identify stranded asset risk and quantify the impact of divesting.
ESG & Impact
We leverage our expertise and technology to help clients explore, evaluate, and transition to more sustainable portfolios. Our analytics platform with world class data including ESG metrics, proprietary factors and portfolio construction algorithms provide a what-if scenario sandbox to clarify your transition objectives, test your ideas and make decisions toward a sustainable portfolio aligned with your objectives.
Leveraging our research, data, and technology, we design sustainable indexes and benchmarks for investors and asset managers. Our collaborative approach ensures an efficient and effective process. We deploy pioneering rules-based index construction designed to generate meaningful returns while aligning with stakeholder investing principles.
Assess carbon exposure and ESG risks in your portfolios.
Analyze your holdings for overlap with The Carbon Underground 200TM. See the level of financed emissions in your portfolio. Uncover ESG controversies and start transitioning your holdings.
Our Flagship Products
The Carbon Underground 200TM
Our family of embedded carbon emissions rankings are the widely accepted standard for screening reserve-owning fossil fuel companies. These rankings help investors to assess and mitigate carbon risk in their portfolios and funds. The Carbon Underground 200 ranks the top global 200 publicly-owned coal, oil, and gas reserve owners by the carbon emissions embedded in their reserves.
FFI Energy Transition US Index
Responding to the demand for alpha-generating climate change solutions, FFI Solutions is developing a series of thematic indexes. Our flagship Energy Transition Long-Short US (ETLS US) is a rules-based index that is long publicly-traded clean energy companies and short fossil fuel reserve owners. ETLS US is a pioneering, alternative index of U.S. companies, constructed to capture the potential upside of a transition to a low-carbon economy.
Perspectives and Media
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 mostFebruary 16, 2021
Much has been written about the potential impact of a Biden/Harris electoral victory on the economy, and specifically on how President-elect Biden’s US climate policy may impact market returns. We know what he has stated as major policy goals: rejoin the Paris climate agreement, and collaborate with the (G7) nations, once again securing a USNovember 11, 2020
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 ofFebruary 12, 2021
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