Divest-Invest Philanthropy

Through research and technical assistance, Croatan Institute supports Divest-Invest, now an initiative of organizations and individuals with more than $8.8 trillion in assets under management. We advise participating foundations on fossil-free investment in a clean energy transition and are helping to re-examine the movement’s progress among philanthropic foundations.

Project Outputs and Programs

Divest Invest Philanthropy

This report tracks their progress, showcases leading examples through case studies, and invites other foundations to come along.

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Climate-Related Investment for Resilient Communities

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.

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Mobilizing More for Mission

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.

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Divest-Invest Clean Fifteen

This publication presents the “Clean 15,” the first fossil-free model portfolio developed by the Clean Portfolio Project.

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Impact of Equity Engagement

Croatan Institute seeks to educate these investors about the wide range of impact opportunities available to them, including in public equity investment.

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The Impact of Equity Engagement

This report investigates the positive outcomes of investor engagement on the environmental, social, and corporate governance practices of publicly traded companies.

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