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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

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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Accountability

Debt and Democracy: Social Crisis and Systemic Risk a Decade after the Mortgage Meltdown

In this Croatan Forum session, panelists discuss what is needed to transform the financial sector into a contributor to a more robust economy and country.

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Equity & Inclusion

The Future of Community Finance

The kick-off Keynote Conversation at the inaugural Croatan Forum brought together two important CDFIs, M&F Bank and Self-Help.

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Accountability

Can Green Bonds Flourish in a Complex-Finance Brownfield?

This working paper argues that some financial products labelled “green” or “ESG” embed features that undermine financial sustainability and are thus at odds with the sustainability principles implied in green and ESG product ratings.

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Farm & ForestryFood SystemsResilient Communities

Organic Opportunities

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

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Business & Human Rights

Making Corporations Responsible

This article argues that the business and human rights movement and the B Corp movement have important things to learn from each other.

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Business & Human Rights

Do Benefit Corporations Respect Human Rights?

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

Impact Investing in Sustainable Food and Agriculture across Asset Classes

This paper provides a framework for impact investors as they consider how to invest in issues related to food and agriculture across asset classes.

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