Hampshire College Case Study (2017)
Visit our Past Events page for links to videos, presentations, summary reports and other resources related to intentionally designed endowments.
"The Intentionally Designed Endowment" | by Anthony Cortese, David Dinerman, and Georges Dyer, Trusteeship, Sept/Oct, 2017
"Why Intentionally Designed Endowments Matter for Business" | by Georges Dyer, GreenBiz, March 19, 2015
"How We Created an Outside-the-Box SRI Conference" | by Barbara Simonetti, GreenBiz, June 5, 2014.
The following conceptual graph reflects where participants at intentionally designed endowment events have indicated where they felt their institution was at the time in terms of considering environmental, social, and governance criteria in their investment decision making. While this is the result of a subjective exercise, it demonstrates a clear trend that most endowments are still in the early stages and do not yet have comprehensive policy statements regarding these issues: