The report, Fixed Income Investing in Climate Solutions: Green Bond Opportunities for Philanthropic Foundations focuses on the growing market for green bonds and their potential role as a component of a fossil-free investment strategy for the increasing numbers of foundations committing to divest from fossil fuels.
Clean Energy Group, Confluence Philanthropy, and Croatan Institute jointly release the first ever study on the role of green bonds in foundation portfolios.
On June 3, Croatan Institute President and Senior Fellow Joshua Humphreys spoke at the USDA’s Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food (KYF2) Task Force meeting.
On May 19, Croatan Institute Senior Associate Christi Electris will be speaking on a panel titled, “From Walk to Run: ESG and Educational Endowments Today” on Boston, MA.
Croatan Institute Senior Associate Christi Electris presented at the “Invested in Change: Climate, Capital and the Power of Collaboration” Roundtable on April 30 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The event was co-hosted by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) and Xavier University.
Re-envisioning organic food and agriculture as an inclusive economic development strategy for revitalizing rural places.
Croatan Institute Fellow Fern Jones spoke Monday at a Climate Finance Roundtable hosted by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility in New York City. Jones spoke on a panel entitled “Understanding the Landscape: Why Climate Finance is critical to propel solutions to address climate change.”
Hosted by the Clean Energy Group, the webinar presented the first comprehensive study of U.S. institutional investors’ appetite for green bonds. Speakers included Rob Sanders from Clean Energy Group and President and Senior Fellow Josh Humphreys from Croatan Institute.
Croatan Institute’s research and engagement explored the connections between fossil fuel divestment in Appalachia and opportunities for economic development and a new energy economy.
Croatan Institute and our partner, Clean Energy Group, released the first comprehensive study of U.S. institutional investors' appetite for green bonds today. The study, What Investors Want: How to Scale Up Demand for US Clean Energy and Green Bonds, provides a blueprint for growing the market for fixed-income securities to finance clean energy projects and solve climate problems.