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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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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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Accountability

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 & ForestryFeatured Publications and ProjectsFood Systems

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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Climate Solutions

Constructing Clean Portfolios for Climate Solutions: A Renewable Energy Roundtable & Webinar

The Clean Portfolio Project and Croatan Institute host a roundtable discussion which explores models to finance renewable energy across asset classes.

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Accountability

2018 Global Sustainable Investment Review

The fourth edition of this biennial report, continues to be the only report collating results from the market studies of regional sustainable investment forums from Europe, the United States, Japan, Canada, and Australia and New Zealand.

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Climate SolutionsFarm & ForestryFood Systems

Resilient Farm and Food System Finance Webinar

This webinar explores models to finance resilient food systems and regenerative, organic agriculture across asset classes.

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AccountabilityFrameworks & Data Analytics

Report on US Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends 2018

This year’s report found that sustainable, responsible and impact investing (SRI) assets now account for $12.0 trillion—or one in four dollars—of the $46.6 trillion in total assets under professional management in the United States.

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Business & Human Rights

Business Models that Prioritize Human Rights Outcomes

This Croatan Forum session focuses on the growing number of companies that feature innovative governance forms and ownership structures and hold promise for producing better human rights outcomes.

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