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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

What Investors Want

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

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AccountabilityFrameworks & Data Analytics

The Impact of Equity Engagement

This report investigates the positive outcomes of investor engagement on the environmental, social, and corporate governance practices of publicly traded companies.

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Climate SolutionsFrameworks & Data Analytics

WealthWorks Crowdfunding Action Learning Program

This paper summarizes Croatan Institute’s pilot crowdfunding action learning program; highlights key successes, challenges, and lessons learned; and provides recommendations for future work.

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AccountabilityFrameworks & Data Analytics

Report on US Sustainable, Responsible, and Impact Investing Trends 2014

This report found that sustainable, responsible, and impact investing assets have expanded 76 percent in two years: from $3.74 trillion at the start of 2012 to $6.57 trillion at the start of 2014.

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Climate SolutionsResilient Communities

Fossil-Free Investment for a Just Appalachian Transition

This paper addresses the effect that the growing movement for divestment from fossil fuels and investment in more sustainable opportunities has had on the Appalachian region

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Resilient Communities

Barn Raising the New Economy

A blog post from New Economy Week on crowdfunding as a form of nontraditional investment in New Economy businesses.

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Climate SolutionsResilient Communities

Lessons from Appalachia

This article focuses on how communities in Appalachia are grappling with the challenges of climate change through a “just transition” away from fossil fuels.

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AccountabilityFrameworks & Data AnalyticsResilient Communities

Philanthropy and the New Economy

This report reviews existing traditional and innovative models of collaborative funding, proposing some new models which could fuel the growth of the New Economy movement.

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Farm & Forestry

Civil Society Letter Concerning Harvard University Land and Natural Resources Investments

In a letter addressed to Harvard University President Drew Faust, 39 civil society organization leaders express concern about Harvard’s large-scale investments in farmland, plantation forests, and other natural resources across the developing world.

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Frameworks & Data AnalyticsResilient Communities

Guide to Crowdfunding for WealthWorks Value Chains

A report on crowdfunding, and its potential applications in WealthWorks value chains.

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Climate Solutions

Institutional Pathways to Fossil-Free Investing

An analysis of portfolio risk from fossil fuels and three pathways toward fossil-free investment opportunities.

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Farm & Forestry

U.S. Investment in Large-Scale Land Acquisitions in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

This study provides an analysis of the substantial role US investors have played in this phenomenon over the past 10 years.

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