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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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AccountabilityFrameworks & Data Analytics

A Dialogue on Trends in Sustainable and Impact Investing in the United States

Croatan Institute President and Senior Fellow Joshua Humphreys and US SIF CEO Lisa Woll discuss leading trends in sustainable finance and impact investing in the United States.

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AccountabilityClimate SolutionsEquity & Inclusion

New Frontiers in Fixed-Income Engagement

Croatan Institute Senior Fellow Bill Harrington leads a discussion on new frontiers in bondholder engagement with a diverse group of leading financial activists and engaged fixed-income investors.

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AccountabilityFrameworks & Data Analytics

Report on US Sustainable and Impact Investing Trends 2020

This year’s report found that sustainable and impact investing (SRI) assets now account for $17.1 trillion—or one in three dollars—of the $51.4 trillion in total assets under professional management in the United States.

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Equity & InclusionFarm & ForestryResilient Communities

Place-Based Perspectives on Conservation Finance & Forestry

Croatan Fellow John Fenderson leads a conversation on conservation finance for sustainable forestry with leaders from across the country.

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Business & Human Rights

Worker Representation on Boards

Croatan Institute Senior Fellow Liz Umlas speaks with industry leaders about the obstacles to, as well as strengths and challenges of, worker representation on boards.

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Climate Solutions

Mobilizing Philanthropic Capital Across Asset Classes

This session from Vertue Lab’s Fuel 2020 Conference explores total portfolio approaches to fossil-free investing in integrated climate solutions.

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Farm & ForestryFood Systems

Fixed-Income Investing in Regenerative Agriculture and Resilient Food Systems

Leaders from the field discuss the rapidly changing landscape of fixed-income investing in regenerative agriculture and resilient food systems.

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Farm & ForestryFood Systems

Regenerative Agriculture and COVID-19 Capital Needs

Through this report, Croatan Institute developed and distributed a comprehensive survey, collecting both quantitative and qualitative data from more than 80 value chain actors in North America about their current operational and financial challenges.

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Equity & InclusionResilient Communities

A Conversation on Persistent Poverty, Income Inequality, and Racial Disparities

This discussion will help impact investors, funders, and practitioners better understand the notions of persistent poverty, structural exclusion and explore misconceptions about the face of rural poverty.

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AccountabilityClimate Solutions

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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Farm & ForestryFood SystemsFrameworks & Data Analytics

Financing Soil Wealth Financial Calculator

The Financing Soil Wealth calculator was created to assist farmers, lenders, and investors in determining profitable approaches to transitioning to regenerative organic farming for cropland.

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Farm & ForestryFood SystemsFrameworks & Data Analytics

Soil Wealth

This report aims to quantify the current investment landscape surrounding regenerative agriculture and cultivate an understanding of how investors can allocate investments across asset classes to further these efforts.

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