Recent News for the Intentional Endowments Network

Each week, the IEN posts relevant news and reports. Below you will find some news articles related to endowments and/or sustainable investing that we wish to highlight. For more, please visit the IEN news feed!

Warren Wilson College trustees vote to divest from fossil fuels l Mountain Express, By Able Allen, October 12, 2015

  • The $55 million dollar endowment of Warren Wilson College is being pulled out of the fossil fuel industry.

BlackRock Launches Impact Equity Funds l Business Wire, October 13, 2015

  • BlackRock launched the BlackRock Impact U.S. Equity Fund (‘the Fund’), a mutual fund for investors that aims to invest in measurable social and environmental outcomes while seeking to generate competitive financial returns.

SFU students launch divestment campaign l The Peak, By Emma Warner Chee, October 13, 2015

  • Divest SFU campaigns for divestment from the fossil fuel industry. 

Bloomberg Brief -- Sustainable Finance l October 15, 2015

  • This weeks Bloomberg Brief highlights BlackRock's do-good investing fund.