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Anyone is welcome to submit an article related to any topic under the general theme of Sustainable Finance. To submit an article for consideration, please email to Please include with your article, a short bio and headshot.

Articles should be 500-1,000 words, informal and approachable and compelling, of course. Supporting data and charts are encouraged!


Christopher K. Merker, Ph.D., CFA

Editor, Sustainable Finance

Author: Christopher K. Merker, Ph.D., CFA

Christopher K. Merker, PhD, CFA, is a director with Robert W. Baird & Co. Merker holds a PhD in Investment Governance and Fiduciary Effectiveness from Marquette University. He is a past president of the CFA Society Milwaukee and a current board member. An adjunct professor of finance at Marquette University, where he teaches the investment course, Sustainable Finance, he is also executive director of Fund Governance Analytics, LLC, a provider of governance research and diagnostic tools for issuers, asset owners and institutional investors. He publishes the blog, Sustainable Finance, which covers current topics around sustainability in investing (