Zevin Asset Management, LLC is a global top-down investment management firm whose philosophy is rooted in the idea of avoiding major losses rather than seeking big gains. Our disciplined approach removes the emotion from investing by identifying attractive regions and sectors from around the world while experienced analysts concentrate on stock selection. For both social and investment reasons, we focus our stock selection on well-managed companies with sustainable business practices.
For both social and investment reasons, we focus on well-managed companies with sustainable business practices capable of delivering worthwhile returns for a number of years. The securities that we manage are screened for a wide range of social criteria and are voted in a conscientious way. Our shareholder activism includes initiating company dialogues and co-filing shareholder resolutions on behalf of our clients. . . . MORE
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Return of the Dreaded Deadlock?
By Robert Brooke Zevin, Chairman, Chief Investment Officer & Sr. Portfolio Manager
The primary reason we were optimistic about the outlook for stock markets after the U.S. election was that one party had control of both Congress and the White House, thus hopefully eliminating the plague of Washington deadlock which had crippled President Obama’s policies as well as many previous presidents. Now we are confronting Deadlock 2.0; and it could be even worse than the versions we have already seen. President Trump’s narcissism and combativeness leave him ill-suited to master a process in which other people’s opinions matter. At times these same traits seem to render him . . . MORE