How it works

Email your 401(k) provider

Sample letter to email HR

Your Human Resources manager is one of the main decision makers for choosing which 401(k) options are available. Get the ball rolling by emailing them now.

Sample letter to your 401(k) provider

In a position of influence at a company that does not currently offer any climate-friendly investment options to employees? Use our template to request one today.

If employees care, your company’s 401(k) provider will listen.

We know it’s not easy to offer a climate-friendly investment option to employees. We’ve been there. That’s why we’ve created this email template to make it as easy as possible for you to email your current 401(k) provider and ask them to add SPFFX to your company’s fund lineup. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions, especially after you’ve submitted the request. If you’re not sure how to reply to a response, email us at

Frequently asked questions

Why has it been hard for 401(k)s to offer fossil free funds until now?
Why is it important to not invest in fossil fuel companies?
What does it cost to invest in climate-friendly options?
My company uses Guideline. How can I get them to add a fossil-free option?
Is SPFFX an ESG fund?
How to respond when your 401(k) provider tells you they can’t add a climate-friendly option?
How does Sphere define fossil fuel companies?
How does removing fossil fuel companies from my portfolio impact the returns I should expect?
How to respond when your 401(k) provider says they can’t because their fiduciary duty?
Does Sphere plan to offer additional fossil-free options beyond SPFFX?
Does Sphere invest in primarily cleantech or climate tech companies?