OUR WORK

Our work at the nexus of transformative finance, social equity, and ecological resilience addresses the following cross-cutting topics.

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  • Farm & Forestry
  • Food Systems
  • Equity & Inclusion
  • Climate Solutions
  • Resilient Communities
  • Featured Publications and Projects
  • Frameworks & Data Analytics
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Farm & ForestryFood Systems

Soil Investment Guidance Report

This report aims to support food and agriculture companies to invest in impactful, high-value, and long-term solutions for healthy soils along their supply chains and beyond.

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Equity & Inclusion

Redirecting Capital to Accelerate Racial Equity: Leveraging Venture Capital

Croatan Institute Senior Fellow Sharlene Brown leads a discussion on the power and opportunity that the venture capital industry has to tackle racial inequities through their portfolio allocations.

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Climate SolutionsEquity & InclusionFarm & Forestry

Amplifying Impact through Collaboration and Community

Croatan Institute Senior Fellows Sharlene Brown and Joshua Humphreys lead a discussion on collaborative strategies for amplifying social and environmental impact.

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Equity & Inclusion

Redirecting Capital to Accelerate Racial Equity Webinar Series

Today, the investment community must be collaborators willing to invest transformative capital in communities of color — both to address historical wrongs and seize future opportunities — that bank on the full potential of all citizens in this nation. This series showcases investable opportunities across asset classes.

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Equity & InclusionFeatured Publications and ProjectsFrameworks & Data Analytics

Capital at a Crossroads: Redirecting Capital to Accelerate Racial Equity

Since the events of 2020, our nation has arrived at a crossroads. To create a more equitable future for all Americans, our nation must address our history ridden with racial inequities that have unleveled the playing field.

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Farm & ForestryFood Systems

The Regenerative Agriculture and Human Health Nexus: Insights from Field to Body

What does the evidence tell us about the connection between agricultural practices and human health? Senior Fellow David LeZaks and Mandy Ellerton author this paper exploring the evidence connecting agriculture practices to human health outcomes.

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Equity & Inclusion

Redirecting Capital to Accelerate Racial Equity: Leveraging Cash Allocations

Croatan Institute Senior Fellow Sharlene Brown leads a discussion with community development practitioners on how cash allocations can tackle racial inequities.

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Farm & ForestryFood SystemsFrameworks & Data Analytics

Soil Investment Hub

Croatan Institute with WBCSD developed a guidance report and toolkit to identify the best practices to incorporate soil assets into corporate decision-making and provide mechanisms to mobilize soil investments at scale.

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Farm & ForestryFood Systems

Credit Where Due: Financing a Just Transition to Agroecology in the Aftermath of Brexit

This paper provides an overview of the obstacles and opportunities associated with financing a more rapid transition to agroecology in the UK in the aftermath of Brexit.

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