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Our research, consulting, collaboration, and convening outputs have many forms. Here you can find our publications and videos of many of our recent convenings.

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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 & InclusionFrameworks & Data AnalyticsResilient Communities

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

This report explores the evidence connecting agriculture practices to human health outcomes, and deepens the discussion about strategic actions needed to be taken at the intersection of agriculture, food, human health and environmental health.

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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 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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Climate SolutionsEquity & Inclusion

Investing in Climate Justice

Croatan Institute Fellow Christi Electris leads a discussion with investors and activists on how climate investments can have a social impact multiplier effect and advance an inclusive clean energy economy.

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Equity & InclusionFarm & ForestryFood Systems

Intersectional Impact Across Food, Fiber and Finance

This conversation explores how we can design, enact, and implement new relationships between food, fiber, and finance.

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Farm & ForestryFood Systems

Strengthening the Economy, Health, & Climate Security through Resilient Agriculture and Food Systems

This report suggests what such investments might look like in practice to build a better food system.

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Climate SolutionsFarm & Forestry

Transformative Investment in Climate-Smart Agriculture

The report examines farmer and rancher barriers to practice adoption, the current state of climate-smart soil technology, financial mechanisms available to farmers and ranchers as well the investment case for including agriculture in the broader portfolio of net zero economy investments.

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Equity & Inclusion

Investing in Racial Equity 50 Years After the Civil Rights Movement

Panelists explore opportunities and challenges to investing in communities of color to support entrepreneurship, wealth-building, and greater professional inclusion.

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