foundations

CECP Data Offers a Unique Look at Social Investments Before and After 2020

By André Solórzano Senior Manager, Data Insights, CECP
Blog

The 2020 edition of Giving in Numbers is here! As always, this year’s report covers trends in corporate social investment and includes a brand-new section on corporate purpose.

Given the rapidly changing state of the world during 2020, CECP took steps to ensure that Giving in Numbers data was supported with real-time insights by increasing the frequency of CECP Pulse Surveys.

Loving Our Neighbor in a Time of Crisis: Stewardship Investing in all communities

Bringing a lens of Faith to the reality of low-to-moderate income communities during these challenging times
Article

by Stella Tai, Manager of Stewardship Investing Impact and Analysis for Praxis Mutual Funds and Everence Financial 

Pursuing Justice Through Faith-Based Impact Investing

Article

by Amanda Joseph, Director of Faith-Based Initiatives at Calvert Impact Capital 

A Journey to Sustainable Finance

How an ecologist ended up on Wall Street
Article

by Suzanna Buck, Senior Impact Investment Associate at Domini Impact Investments (named to the 30 Under 30 list at The SRI Conference in Nov 2019) 

I might be the only ecologist on Wall Street, but I don’t mind. It’s exactly where I want to be: after a winding journey through field research, advocacy, and legal work, I believe changing the financial system may be the most effective solution to climate change.

Innovation in Community Impact Investing

Article

by Andy Posner, founder, Capital Good Fund 

According to US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investing, Socially Responsible Investing (“SRI”) has reached the $12 trillion asset mark. Unfortunately, the vast majority — 97 percent, to be precise — comprises investments in the traditional capital markets in which decisions are made using Environmental, Social, or Governance (“ESG”) criteria. While I applaud people adding ESG screens to their portfolio, it is imperative that we find ways to support direct, community-level investments.

A First Step for Place-Focused Foundations

Three ideas for getting started as local impact investors
Blog

by Travis Green, Solutions Consultant, LOCUS Impact Investing

Pages

Subscribe to foundations