Croatan Institute Releases Clean 15 Investment Portfolio at SOCAP

On September 15, from the main stage of the 2016 Social Capital Markets conference (SOCAP), at Fort Mason in San Francisco, Croatan Institute President and Senior Fellow Joshua Humphreys announced the release of an educational fossil-free investment portfolio, the Divest-Invest Clean 15.

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Croatan Institute President speaks at Confluence Philanthropy

On March 10, Croatan Institute President and Senior Fellow Josh Humphreys presented at Confluence Philanthropy’s 6th Annual Practitioners Gathering in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Humphreys spoke on a panel titled, “Looking Beyond Next Quarter, Changing Our Thinking About Timelines and Return,” in which he focused on long-term investing and the problem of endowments.

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Carolina Farm Stewardship Association hosts Croatan Institute President

On Saturday, February 27, Croatan Institute President and Senior Fellow Joshua Humphreys made a presentation on "Financing a Sustainable Southern Food System" to the Board of Directors of the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA).

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Croatan Institute releases climate finance compendium at UN Investor Summit

At the 2016 Investor Summit on Climate Risk, held on January 27 at the United Nations in New York City, Croatan Institute joined Big Path Capital in releasing a special edition of SmarterMoney+ Review, spotlighting ten leading papers on climate change and finance.

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New toolkit released today aimed at helping fund fiduciaries tackle climate risk
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New toolkit released today aimed at helping fund fiduciaries tackle climate risk

Croatan Institute, with the Responsible Endowments Coalition and SEIU Capital Stewardship and help from the Initiative for Responsible Investment at Harvard University, released a report titled “Action on Climate: A Practical Guide for Fiduciaries.”

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Croatan Institute releases white paper: Investing for Positive Impact on Women

A group of investors has released a new white paper, Investing for Positive Impact on Women: Integrating Gender into Total Portfolio Activation. The paper was prepared by Croatan Institute with the guidance and close collaboration of Global Fund for Women, Root Capital, Thirty Percent Coalition, and Trillium Asset Management.

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New White Paper: Integrating Gender into Total Portfolio Activation

Using the Total Portfolio Activation framework, the new paper provides a guide for mission-driven investors as they consider how to put their investments to work in support of their own long-term goals to benefit women and girls.

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Croatan Institute Releases Green Bonds Report with Clean Energy Group and Confluence Philanthropy

The report, Fixed Income Investing in Climate Solutions: Green Bond Opportunities for Philanthropic Foundations focuses on the growing market for green bonds and their potential role as a component of a fossil-free investment strategy for the increasing numbers of foundations committing to divest from fossil fuels.

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Fixed Income Investing in Climate Solutions: Green Bond Opportunities for Philanthropic Foundations
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Fixed Income Investing in Climate Solutions: Green Bond Opportunities for Philanthropic Foundations

Clean Energy Group, Confluence Philanthropy, and Croatan Institute jointly release the first ever study on the role of green bonds in foundation portfolios.

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