On December 14, 2016, Croatan Institute, in partnership with DivestInvest Philanthropy, published a new paper titled, “Climate-Related Investment for Resilient Communities: Divest-Invest Opportunities in Community-Oriented Climate Solutions.”
This paper explores the rapidly evolving landscape of opportunities to invest in solutions to climate change that pursue both positive environmental and social, community-level impacts.
Croatan Institute senior fellows Josh Humphreys and Christi Electris participated in a convening on shareholder engagement which took place at the Harvard Faculty Club in Cambridge, MA on November 17.
This year's report found that sustainable, responsible, and impact investing assets have grown from $6.57 trillion at the start of 2014 to $8.72 trillion at the start of 2016, an increase of 33 percent.
The paper focuses in particular on the Fund’s fossil free investment strategy, examples of its high impact private investments, and its criteria for ESG investing.
The paper provides a framework to help impact investors expand the scope of investing in LGBT issues across asset classes. It is the first effort to structure a total portfolio approach thematically around LGBT equality.
A group of investors has released a new white paper, Investing in Equality: Integrating LGBT Issues into Total Portfolio Activation. The paper was prepared by Croatan Institute with the guidance of the Social Justice Fund Northwest, Out Leadership, and Trillium Asset Management.
In a statement organized by Trillium Asset Management, Croatan Institute and the New York City Comptroller, investors representing $2.1 Trillion in collective assets under management are calling for a full repeal of North Carolina’s notorious House Bill 2.
In a statement organized by Croatan Institute, Trillium Asset Management, and New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, investors representing over $2.1 trillion in assets under management are calling for a full repeal of North Carolina’s notorious House Bill 2.
On September 15, from the main stage of the 2016 Social Capital Markets conference (SOCAP), at Fort Mason in San Francisco, Croatan Institute President and Senior Fellow Joshua Humphreys announced the release of an educational fossil-free investment portfolio, the Divest-Invest Clean 15.