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Weekly News Round-Up: December 7th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: December 7th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Torrico (formerly Harman)Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        New IEN Members Arnerich Massena, Inc.   Sign-On Opportunities Global Investor Engagement on Meat Sourcing The FAIRR Initiative and Ceres have just launched a new investor engagement which is now open to new investor sign-ons: The Global Investor Engagement on Meat Sourcing. The engagement will focus on six of the largest global restaurant chains, and will ask these companies to set, and report on, a clear strategy for how they are managing climate and water risks. Companies included: McDonald’s Corporation (MCD); Yum! Brands International (YUM); Restaurant Brands International (QSR); Chipotle...

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Weekly News Round-Up: November 30th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: November 30th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Torrico (formerly Harman)Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        New IEN Members The Catholic Impact Investing Collaborative (CIIC) Privos Capital   Sign-On Opportunities Global Investor Engagement on Meat Sourcing The FAIRR Initiative and Ceres have just launched a new investor engagement which is now open to new investor sign-ons: The Global Investor Engagement on Meat Sourcing. The engagement will focus on six of the largest global restaurant chains, and will ask these companies to set, and report on, a clear strategy for how they are managing climate and water risks. Companies included: McDonald’s Corporation (MCD); Yum! Brands International (YUM);...

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Weekly News Round-Up: November 16th,2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: November 16th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  We're excited to announce US SIF has invited IEN members to a special webinar on their 2018 Trends Report, taking place on November 27th, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Register for the webinar here. Lastly, IEN is currently hiring a Program Administrator and   Membership Manager. Please help us find exceptional candidates by sharing these descriptions with your networks! Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Torrico (formerly Harman)Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        Sign-On Opportunities Statement of Investor Commitment to Support a Just Transition on Climate Change Investor Statement on Corporate Accountability for Digital Rights Deadline: November 21, 2018 Global Investor Engagement on Meat Sourcing If you would like...

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Weekly News Round-Up: November 9th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: November 9th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  Be sure to register for next week's IEN Webinar on Incorporating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Factors in the Investment Process, taking place on November 14th. Additionally, we hope you will join us at the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit in Tempe from Feb. 10-12, 2019. Register today! Lastly, IEN is currently hiring a Program Administrator and   Membership Manager. Please help us find exceptional candidates by sharing these descriptions with your networks! Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Torrico (formerly Harman)Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        IEN in the News More Universities Looking to Put ESG Stamp on Billion-Dollar Endowment Funds l S&P Global Market Intelligence This article,...

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Weekly News Round-Up: November 2nd, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: November 2nd, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  Be sure to check out the key findings from the US SIF Foundation’s 2018 biennial Report on US Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends, released this week, which found that SRI assets now account for $12.0 trillion—or one in four dollars—of the $46.6 trillion in total assets under professional management in the United States. This represents a 38% increase over 2016. We are also pleased to highlight a profile of The Crane Institute of Sustainability's (IEN's parent non-profit) Board Chair, Natasha Lamb, and her leadership work around shareholder engagement. Additionally, we hope you will join us at the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit in...

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Weekly News Round-Up: October 26th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: October 26th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  If you have an idea for next-level conversations, workshops, or concurrent sessions at the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit, the request for proposals is open through Monday, October 29, 2018. Friends from all disciplines, backgrounds, and perspectives are invited to submit proposals, learn more here. We hope you will join us at the Summit in Tempe from Feb. 10-12, 2019 and register today.  Lastly, IEN is currently hiring a Program Administrator and   Membership Manager. Please help us find exceptional candidates by sharing these descriptions with your networks! Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Torrico (formerly Harman)Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        Sustainable Investing by Institutional Asset Owners This...

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Weekly News Round-Up: October 19th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: October 19th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  We are thrilled to announce the addition of several high profile speakers to the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit, including legendary investor Jeremy Grantham, Mustafa Santiago Ali of the Hip Hop Caucus, and SUNY Chancellor Dr. Kristina M. Johnson. Please join us in Tempe from Feb. 10-12, 2019 and register for the Summit today.  Also join us for next week's webinar on Addressing Climate Risk & Investing in a Low-Carbon Future Across Asset Classes, taking place on October 23rd at 1:00 E.T.  Lastly, IEN is currently hiring a Program Administrator and   Membership Manager. Please help us find exceptional candidates by sharing these descriptions with your networks! Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole...

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Weekly News Round-Up: September 28th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: September 28th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.   Starting next week, full access to this round-up will become a members-only resource. If you would like to continue to receive the full round-up, please sign-up to become an IEN Member today! Reference this message when joining IEN through the end of October to receive 20% off your first year of membership dues.  Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Harman Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        New IEN Members Ember Infrastructure   Sustainable Investing by Institutional Asset Owners World's Biggest Wealth Fund Sticks to Oil Divestment Push l Bloomberg The battle over plans by the world’s largest wealth fund to give up oil is far...

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Weekly News Round-Up: September 21st, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: September 21st, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.   We are thrilled to share that IEN Co-Founder Tony Cortese has been recognized for his leadership role in the formation of many key organizations that have guided the evolution sustainability in higher education by being honored with AASHE’s inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018. Please join us in congratulating Tony on this extremely well deserved award! Have a great weekend,Nicole   As a reminder, starting in October, full access to this round-up will become a members-only resource. Reference this message when joining IEN this month to receive 20% off your first year of membership dues.    Nicole Harman Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        IEN...

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Weekly News Round-Up: September 14th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: September 14th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.   There are a lot of exciting new announcements, commitments and resources coming out of the big climate and responsible investing events in San Francisco this week. Georges and Tony are there connecting with many IEN members and report that the there is a great sense of both optimism around accelerating climate solutions, and urgent concern as climate impacts intensify -- as exemplified by the threat of Hurricane Florence this week. Our thoughts and best wishes go to those impacted by the storm.  Thank you for engagement with this important work.  Have a great weekend,Nicole   As a reminder, starting in October, full access to this round-up...

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Weekly News Round-Up: September 14th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: September 14th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.   There are a lot of exciting new announcements, commitments and resources coming out of the big climate and responsible investing events in San Francisco this week. Georges and Tony are there connecting with many IEN members and report that the there is a great sense of both optimism around accelerating climate solutions, and urgent concern as climate impacts intensify -- as exemplified by the threat of Hurricane Florence this week. Our thoughts and best wishes go to those impacted by the storm.  Thank you for engagement with this important work.  Have a great weekend,Nicole   As a reminder, starting in October, full access to this round-up...

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Weekly News Round-Up: September 21st, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: September 21st, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.   We are thrilled to share that IEN Co-Founder Tony Cortese has been recognized for his leadership role in the formation of many key organizations that have guided the evolution sustainability in higher education by being honored with AASHE’s inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018. Please join us in congratulating Tony on this extremely well deserved award! Have a great weekend,Nicole   As a reminder, starting in October, full access to this round-up will become a members-only resource. Reference this message when joining IEN this month to receive 20% off your first year of membership dues.    Nicole Harman Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        IEN...

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Weekly News Round-Up: September 28th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: September 28th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.   Starting next week, full access to this round-up will become a members-only resource. If you would like to continue to receive the full round-up, please sign-up to become an IEN Member today! Reference this message when joining IEN through the end of October to receive 20% off your first year of membership dues.  Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Harman Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        New IEN Members Ember Infrastructure   Sustainable Investing by Institutional Asset Owners World's Biggest Wealth Fund Sticks to Oil Divestment Push l Bloomberg The battle over plans by the world’s largest wealth fund to give up oil is far...

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Weekly News Round-Up: October 19th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: October 19th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  We are thrilled to announce the addition of several high profile speakers to the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit, including legendary investor Jeremy Grantham, Mustafa Santiago Ali of the Hip Hop Caucus, and SUNY Chancellor Dr. Kristina M. Johnson. Please join us in Tempe from Feb. 10-12, 2019 and register for the Summit today.  Also join us for next week's webinar on Addressing Climate Risk & Investing in a Low-Carbon Future Across Asset Classes, taking place on October 23rd at 1:00 E.T.  Lastly, IEN is currently hiring a Program Administrator and   Membership Manager. Please help us find exceptional candidates by sharing these descriptions with your networks! Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole...

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Weekly News Round-Up: October 26th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: October 26th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  If you have an idea for next-level conversations, workshops, or concurrent sessions at the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit, the request for proposals is open through Monday, October 29, 2018. Friends from all disciplines, backgrounds, and perspectives are invited to submit proposals, learn more here. We hope you will join us at the Summit in Tempe from Feb. 10-12, 2019 and register today.  Lastly, IEN is currently hiring a Program Administrator and   Membership Manager. Please help us find exceptional candidates by sharing these descriptions with your networks! Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Torrico (formerly Harman)Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        Sustainable Investing by Institutional Asset Owners This...

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Weekly News Round-Up: November 2nd, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: November 2nd, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  Be sure to check out the key findings from the US SIF Foundation’s 2018 biennial Report on US Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends, released this week, which found that SRI assets now account for $12.0 trillion—or one in four dollars—of the $46.6 trillion in total assets under professional management in the United States. This represents a 38% increase over 2016. We are also pleased to highlight a profile of The Crane Institute of Sustainability's (IEN's parent non-profit) Board Chair, Natasha Lamb, and her leadership work around shareholder engagement. Additionally, we hope you will join us at the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit in...

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Weekly News Round-Up: November 9th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: November 9th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  Be sure to register for next week's IEN Webinar on Incorporating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Factors in the Investment Process, taking place on November 14th. Additionally, we hope you will join us at the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit in Tempe from Feb. 10-12, 2019. Register today! Lastly, IEN is currently hiring a Program Administrator and   Membership Manager. Please help us find exceptional candidates by sharing these descriptions with your networks! Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Torrico (formerly Harman)Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        IEN in the News More Universities Looking to Put ESG Stamp on Billion-Dollar Endowment Funds l S&P Global Market Intelligence This article,...

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Weekly News Round-Up: November 16th,2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: November 16th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  We're excited to announce US SIF has invited IEN members to a special webinar on their 2018 Trends Report, taking place on November 27th, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Register for the webinar here. Lastly, IEN is currently hiring a Program Administrator and   Membership Manager. Please help us find exceptional candidates by sharing these descriptions with your networks! Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Torrico (formerly Harman)Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        Sign-On Opportunities Statement of Investor Commitment to Support a Just Transition on Climate Change Investor Statement on Corporate Accountability for Digital Rights Deadline: November 21, 2018 Global Investor Engagement on Meat Sourcing If you would like...

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Weekly News Round-Up: November 30th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: November 30th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Torrico (formerly Harman)Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        New IEN Members The Catholic Impact Investing Collaborative (CIIC) Privos Capital   Sign-On Opportunities Global Investor Engagement on Meat Sourcing The FAIRR Initiative and Ceres have just launched a new investor engagement which is now open to new investor sign-ons: The Global Investor Engagement on Meat Sourcing. The engagement will focus on six of the largest global restaurant chains, and will ask these companies to set, and report on, a clear strategy for how they are managing climate and water risks. Companies included: McDonald’s Corporation (MCD); Yum! Brands International (YUM);...

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Weekly News Round-Up: December 7th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: December 7th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Torrico (formerly Harman)Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        New IEN Members Arnerich Massena, Inc.   Sign-On Opportunities Global Investor Engagement on Meat Sourcing The FAIRR Initiative and Ceres have just launched a new investor engagement which is now open to new investor sign-ons: The Global Investor Engagement on Meat Sourcing. The engagement will focus on six of the largest global restaurant chains, and will ask these companies to set, and report on, a clear strategy for how they are managing climate and water risks. Companies included: McDonald’s Corporation (MCD); Yum! Brands International (YUM); Restaurant Brands International (QSR); Chipotle...

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Weekly News Round-Up: December 7th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: December 7th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Torrico (formerly Harman)Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        New IEN Members Arnerich Massena, Inc.   Sign-On Opportunities Global Investor Engagement on Meat Sourcing The FAIRR Initiative and Ceres have just launched a new investor engagement which is now open to new investor sign-ons: The Global Investor Engagement on Meat Sourcing. The engagement will focus on six of the largest global restaurant chains, and will ask these companies to set, and report on, a clear strategy for how they are managing climate and water risks. Companies included: McDonald’s Corporation (MCD); Yum! Brands International (YUM); Restaurant Brands International (QSR); Chipotle...

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Weekly News Round-Up: November 16th,2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: November 16th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  We're excited to announce US SIF has invited IEN members to a special webinar on their 2018 Trends Report, taking place on November 27th, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Register for the webinar here. Lastly, IEN is currently hiring a Program Administrator and   Membership Manager. Please help us find exceptional candidates by sharing these descriptions with your networks! Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Torrico (formerly Harman)Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        Sign-On Opportunities Statement of Investor Commitment to Support a Just Transition on Climate Change Investor Statement on Corporate Accountability for Digital Rights Deadline: November 21, 2018 Global Investor Engagement on Meat Sourcing If you would like...

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Weekly News Round-Up: November 2nd, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: November 2nd, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  Be sure to check out the key findings from the US SIF Foundation’s 2018 biennial Report on US Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends, released this week, which found that SRI assets now account for $12.0 trillion—or one in four dollars—of the $46.6 trillion in total assets under professional management in the United States. This represents a 38% increase over 2016. We are also pleased to highlight a profile of The Crane Institute of Sustainability's (IEN's parent non-profit) Board Chair, Natasha Lamb, and her leadership work around shareholder engagement. Additionally, we hope you will join us at the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit in...

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Weekly News Round-Up: November 30th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: November 30th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Torrico (formerly Harman)Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        New IEN Members The Catholic Impact Investing Collaborative (CIIC) Privos Capital   Sign-On Opportunities Global Investor Engagement on Meat Sourcing The FAIRR Initiative and Ceres have just launched a new investor engagement which is now open to new investor sign-ons: The Global Investor Engagement on Meat Sourcing. The engagement will focus on six of the largest global restaurant chains, and will ask these companies to set, and report on, a clear strategy for how they are managing climate and water risks. Companies included: McDonald’s Corporation (MCD); Yum! Brands International (YUM);...

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Weekly News Round-Up: November 9th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: November 9th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  Be sure to register for next week's IEN Webinar on Incorporating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Factors in the Investment Process, taking place on November 14th. Additionally, we hope you will join us at the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit in Tempe from Feb. 10-12, 2019. Register today! Lastly, IEN is currently hiring a Program Administrator and   Membership Manager. Please help us find exceptional candidates by sharing these descriptions with your networks! Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Torrico (formerly Harman)Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        IEN in the News More Universities Looking to Put ESG Stamp on Billion-Dollar Endowment Funds l S&P Global Market Intelligence This article,...

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Weekly News Round-Up: October 19th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: October 19th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  We are thrilled to announce the addition of several high profile speakers to the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit, including legendary investor Jeremy Grantham, Mustafa Santiago Ali of the Hip Hop Caucus, and SUNY Chancellor Dr. Kristina M. Johnson. Please join us in Tempe from Feb. 10-12, 2019 and register for the Summit today.  Also join us for next week's webinar on Addressing Climate Risk & Investing in a Low-Carbon Future Across Asset Classes, taking place on October 23rd at 1:00 E.T.  Lastly, IEN is currently hiring a Program Administrator and   Membership Manager. Please help us find exceptional candidates by sharing these descriptions with your networks! Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole...

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Weekly News Round-Up: October 26th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: October 26th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  If you have an idea for next-level conversations, workshops, or concurrent sessions at the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit, the request for proposals is open through Monday, October 29, 2018. Friends from all disciplines, backgrounds, and perspectives are invited to submit proposals, learn more here. We hope you will join us at the Summit in Tempe from Feb. 10-12, 2019 and register today.  Lastly, IEN is currently hiring a Program Administrator and   Membership Manager. Please help us find exceptional candidates by sharing these descriptions with your networks! Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Torrico (formerly Harman)Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        Sustainable Investing by Institutional Asset Owners This...

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Weekly News Round-Up: September 14th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: September 14th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.   There are a lot of exciting new announcements, commitments and resources coming out of the big climate and responsible investing events in San Francisco this week. Georges and Tony are there connecting with many IEN members and report that the there is a great sense of both optimism around accelerating climate solutions, and urgent concern as climate impacts intensify -- as exemplified by the threat of Hurricane Florence this week. Our thoughts and best wishes go to those impacted by the storm.  Thank you for engagement with this important work.  Have a great weekend,Nicole   As a reminder, starting in October, full access to this round-up...

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Weekly News Round-Up: September 21st, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: September 21st, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.   We are thrilled to share that IEN Co-Founder Tony Cortese has been recognized for his leadership role in the formation of many key organizations that have guided the evolution sustainability in higher education by being honored with AASHE’s inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018. Please join us in congratulating Tony on this extremely well deserved award! Have a great weekend,Nicole   As a reminder, starting in October, full access to this round-up will become a members-only resource. Reference this message when joining IEN this month to receive 20% off your first year of membership dues.    Nicole Harman Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        IEN...

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Weekly News Round-Up: September 28th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: September 28th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.   Starting next week, full access to this round-up will become a members-only resource. If you would like to continue to receive the full round-up, please sign-up to become an IEN Member today! Reference this message when joining IEN through the end of October to receive 20% off your first year of membership dues.  Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Harman Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        New IEN Members Ember Infrastructure   Sustainable Investing by Institutional Asset Owners World's Biggest Wealth Fund Sticks to Oil Divestment Push l Bloomberg The battle over plans by the world’s largest wealth fund to give up oil is far...

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