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Weekly News Round-Up: September 7th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: September 7th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  As a reminder, starting in October, full access to this round-up will become a members-only resource. During the month of September, reference this message when joining IEN to receive 20% off your first year of membership dues. Learn more about the membership rates and benefits on our website. Georges and Tony will be in San Francisco for the GCAS next week, please join them for the Higher Education Leadership on Carbon Pricing Event on Thursday, September 13, if you are in town. Finally, please join our webinar on Green Bonds taking place on September 12, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. ET. Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Harman Program Manager, The...

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Weekly News Round-Up: August 31st, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: August 31st, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  Registration is open for our 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit (Feb. 10-12 in Tempe, AZ), and the latest information is available on our new Summit website. Please register soon to join us for this exciting event! And don't forget, in September if you sign up to be a member of IEN, you will receive 20% off the first year of membership dues. If you are unsure if you are a member, have further questions, or are potentially eligible for an exemption based on individual circumstances, please contact us. If you will be in San Francisco for the GCAS next month, please join us for the Higher Education Leadership on Carbon...

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Weekly News Round-Up: August 24th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: August 24th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  Registration is open for our 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit (Feb. 10-12 in Tempe, AZ), and the latest information is available on our new Summit website. Please register soon to join us for this exciting event! Also, please join us for our webinar next Wednesday, August 29 at 1pm ET on Animal Welfare as an Investment Risk.  Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Harman Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org      If your organization is not already a member of IEN, and you find this Weekly News Round-Up valuable, please learn more about the rates and benefits, and contact us to join.    New Resources & Reports Climate...

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Weekly News Round-Up: August 17th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: August 17th, 2018 Dear {{ recipient.first_name_or_friend }},  Please find this week's news round-up below.  Registration is open for our 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit (Feb. 10-12 in Tempe, AZ), and the latest information is available on our new Summit website. Please register soon to join us for this exciting event!  If your organization is not already a member of IEN, and you find this Weekly News Round-Up valuable, please learn more about the rates and benefits, and contact us to join.  Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Harman Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        New Resources US SIF Foundation Releases 2018 Money Manager Roadmap: "Moving Forward with Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing: A Roadmap for Money...

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Weekly News Round-Up: August 10th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: August 10th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up.  As we shared last week, starting in October, this Weekly News Round-Up will transition to a member-only resource.  If your organization is not already a member of IEN, please consider joining as a Contributing Member -- you can learn more about the rates and benefits on our website. For the next two months, if you sign up to be a member of IEN, you will receive 20% off the first year of membership dues. If you are unsure if you are a member, have further questions, or are potentially eligible for an exemption based on individual circumstances, please contact us.  In case you missed it, last week IEN released a new resource titled Hiring...

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Weekly News Round-Up: August 3rd, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: August 3rd, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. Over the past four years, IEN has experienced exciting growth in our team, events, webinars, peer networking opportunities, and other activities to support intentionally designed endowments. This would not be possible without the essential support of Contributing Members.  As we work to continue to grow the Network and engage more endowment stakeholders, member support is more important than ever.   Starting in October, this Weekly News Round-Up will transition to a member-only resource.  If your organization is not already a member please consider joining IEN as a Contributing Member -- you can learn more about the rates and benefits on our website. If you are unsure if you are a member, have further questions, or...

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Weekly News Round-Up: July 27th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: July 27th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. Be sure to review IEN's new Briefing Paper on Options for Endowment Investment in Solar Energy, which focuses on how to most effectively enable endowments to make investments in solar projects and the solar energy market as a whole. In case you missed it, a recording of yesterday's webinar on Barnard College's Divestment from Climate Science Deniers is available on our website. Additionally, if your institution has plans to announce a fossil fuel divestment commitment, please look into this opportunity to participate in a global press event being organized by the Divest-Invest Network around the Global Climate Action Summit in September. Have a great weekend, Nicole   Program...

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Weekly News Round-Up: July 20th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: July 20th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. Also, registration is still open for Thursday's webinar on Divesting from Climate Science Deniers - The Barnard College Story, taking place at 1:00 p.m. ET. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program Manager The Intentional Endowments Network        New Resources  Social Equity Investing - Righting Institutional Wrongs l Cambridge Associates This paper reviews the current state of social equity in the U.S., highlighting eight core social equity issue areas, and discussing lessons learned in constructing portfolios with these investments. While investors need to be mindful of risks, this paper discusses how investments can be made to promote a social equity impact agenda across the portfolio. A Guide...

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Weekly News Round-Up: July 13th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: July 13th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. In case you missed it -- be sure to check out our most recent newsletter highlighting The University of New Hampshire  and their history of sustainability and sustainable investing, an exclusive Q&A with three leaders in the gender lens investing space on the risks and opportunities associated with gender lens investing, and several exciting updates from the Network! Also, registration is still open for Monday's webinar on  Aligning University Investments With Carbon Reduction Goals in the UK Through Fossil Fuel Divestment, taking place at 11:00 a.m. ET. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program Manager The Intentional Endowments Network        IEN in the News July 2018 Newsletter l...

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Weekly News Round-Up: June 29th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: June 29th, 2018 Dear {{ recipient.first_name_or_friend }},  Below please find this week's news round-up. We are pleased to welcome The University of Toronto Asset Management Corporation as the newest member of the Network!  We also announced this week that IEN has broadened our executive team with the addition of Sandra Urie, chairman emeritus of Cambridge Associates, and Anthony Rust, chairman of the investment committee at the Warren Wilson College, to the Board of Directors of The Crane Institute of Sustainability, IEN's organizational home. Read the full press release for more information. Please 'vote up' our proposed SOCAP session discussing whether mission-aligned investment, and in particular divestment from fossil fuels, is a discretionary choice or a legal requirement. Lastly, be...

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Weekly News Round-Up: June 29th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: June 29th, 2018 Dear {{ recipient.first_name_or_friend }},  Below please find this week's news round-up. We are pleased to welcome The University of Toronto Asset Management Corporation as the newest member of the Network!  We also announced this week that IEN has broadened our executive team with the addition of Sandra Urie, chairman emeritus of Cambridge Associates, and Anthony Rust, chairman of the investment committee at the Warren Wilson College, to the Board of Directors of The Crane Institute of Sustainability, IEN's organizational home. Read the full press release for more information. Please 'vote up' our proposed SOCAP session discussing whether mission-aligned investment, and in particular divestment from fossil fuels, is a discretionary choice or a legal requirement. Lastly, be...

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Weekly News Round-Up: July 13th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: July 13th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. In case you missed it -- be sure to check out our most recent newsletter highlighting The University of New Hampshire  and their history of sustainability and sustainable investing, an exclusive Q&A with three leaders in the gender lens investing space on the risks and opportunities associated with gender lens investing, and several exciting updates from the Network! Also, registration is still open for Monday's webinar on  Aligning University Investments With Carbon Reduction Goals in the UK Through Fossil Fuel Divestment, taking place at 11:00 a.m. ET. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program Manager The Intentional Endowments Network        IEN in the News July 2018 Newsletter l...

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Weekly News Round-Up: July 20th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: July 20th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. Also, registration is still open for Thursday's webinar on Divesting from Climate Science Deniers - The Barnard College Story, taking place at 1:00 p.m. ET. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program Manager The Intentional Endowments Network        New Resources  Social Equity Investing - Righting Institutional Wrongs l Cambridge Associates This paper reviews the current state of social equity in the U.S., highlighting eight core social equity issue areas, and discussing lessons learned in constructing portfolios with these investments. While investors need to be mindful of risks, this paper discusses how investments can be made to promote a social equity impact agenda across the portfolio. A Guide...

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Weekly News Round-Up: July 27th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: July 27th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. Be sure to review IEN's new Briefing Paper on Options for Endowment Investment in Solar Energy, which focuses on how to most effectively enable endowments to make investments in solar projects and the solar energy market as a whole. In case you missed it, a recording of yesterday's webinar on Barnard College's Divestment from Climate Science Deniers is available on our website. Additionally, if your institution has plans to announce a fossil fuel divestment commitment, please look into this opportunity to participate in a global press event being organized by the Divest-Invest Network around the Global Climate Action Summit in September. Have a great weekend, Nicole   Program...

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Weekly News Round-Up: August 3rd, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: August 3rd, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. Over the past four years, IEN has experienced exciting growth in our team, events, webinars, peer networking opportunities, and other activities to support intentionally designed endowments. This would not be possible without the essential support of Contributing Members.  As we work to continue to grow the Network and engage more endowment stakeholders, member support is more important than ever.   Starting in October, this Weekly News Round-Up will transition to a member-only resource.  If your organization is not already a member please consider joining IEN as a Contributing Member -- you can learn more about the rates and benefits on our website. If you are unsure if you are a member, have further questions, or...

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Weekly News Round-Up: August 10th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: August 10th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up.  As we shared last week, starting in October, this Weekly News Round-Up will transition to a member-only resource.  If your organization is not already a member of IEN, please consider joining as a Contributing Member -- you can learn more about the rates and benefits on our website. For the next two months, if you sign up to be a member of IEN, you will receive 20% off the first year of membership dues. If you are unsure if you are a member, have further questions, or are potentially eligible for an exemption based on individual circumstances, please contact us.  In case you missed it, last week IEN released a new resource titled Hiring...

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Weekly News Round-Up: August 17th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: August 17th, 2018 Dear {{ recipient.first_name_or_friend }},  Please find this week's news round-up below.  Registration is open for our 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit (Feb. 10-12 in Tempe, AZ), and the latest information is available on our new Summit website. Please register soon to join us for this exciting event!  If your organization is not already a member of IEN, and you find this Weekly News Round-Up valuable, please learn more about the rates and benefits, and contact us to join.  Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Harman Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        New Resources US SIF Foundation Releases 2018 Money Manager Roadmap: "Moving Forward with Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing: A Roadmap for Money...

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Weekly News Round-Up: August 24th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: August 24th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  Registration is open for our 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit (Feb. 10-12 in Tempe, AZ), and the latest information is available on our new Summit website. Please register soon to join us for this exciting event! Also, please join us for our webinar next Wednesday, August 29 at 1pm ET on Animal Welfare as an Investment Risk.  Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Harman Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org      If your organization is not already a member of IEN, and you find this Weekly News Round-Up valuable, please learn more about the rates and benefits, and contact us to join.    New Resources & Reports Climate...

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Weekly News Round-Up: August 31st, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: August 31st, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  Registration is open for our 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit (Feb. 10-12 in Tempe, AZ), and the latest information is available on our new Summit website. Please register soon to join us for this exciting event! And don't forget, in September if you sign up to be a member of IEN, you will receive 20% off the first year of membership dues. If you are unsure if you are a member, have further questions, or are potentially eligible for an exemption based on individual circumstances, please contact us. If you will be in San Francisco for the GCAS next month, please join us for the Higher Education Leadership on Carbon...

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Weekly News Round-Up: September 7th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: September 7th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  As a reminder, starting in October, full access to this round-up will become a members-only resource. During the month of September, reference this message when joining IEN to receive 20% off your first year of membership dues. Learn more about the membership rates and benefits on our website. Georges and Tony will be in San Francisco for the GCAS next week, please join them for the Higher Education Leadership on Carbon Pricing Event on Thursday, September 13, if you are in town. Finally, please join our webinar on Green Bonds taking place on September 12, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. ET. Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Harman Program Manager, The...

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Weekly News Round-Up: August 10th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: August 10th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up.  As we shared last week, starting in October, this Weekly News Round-Up will transition to a member-only resource.  If your organization is not already a member of IEN, please consider joining as a Contributing Member -- you can learn more about the rates and benefits on our website. For the next two months, if you sign up to be a member of IEN, you will receive 20% off the first year of membership dues. If you are unsure if you are a member, have further questions, or are potentially eligible for an exemption based on individual circumstances, please contact us.  In case you missed it, last week IEN released a new resource titled Hiring...

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Weekly News Round-Up: August 17th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: August 17th, 2018 Dear {{ recipient.first_name_or_friend }},  Please find this week's news round-up below.  Registration is open for our 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit (Feb. 10-12 in Tempe, AZ), and the latest information is available on our new Summit website. Please register soon to join us for this exciting event!  If your organization is not already a member of IEN, and you find this Weekly News Round-Up valuable, please learn more about the rates and benefits, and contact us to join.  Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Harman Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org        New Resources US SIF Foundation Releases 2018 Money Manager Roadmap: "Moving Forward with Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing: A Roadmap for Money...

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Weekly News Round-Up: August 24th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: August 24th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  Registration is open for our 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit (Feb. 10-12 in Tempe, AZ), and the latest information is available on our new Summit website. Please register soon to join us for this exciting event! Also, please join us for our webinar next Wednesday, August 29 at 1pm ET on Animal Welfare as an Investment Risk.  Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Harman Program Manager, The Intentional Endowments Networkwww.intentionalendowments.org      If your organization is not already a member of IEN, and you find this Weekly News Round-Up valuable, please learn more about the rates and benefits, and contact us to join.    New Resources & Reports Climate...

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Weekly News Round-Up: August 31st, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: August 31st, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  Registration is open for our 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit (Feb. 10-12 in Tempe, AZ), and the latest information is available on our new Summit website. Please register soon to join us for this exciting event! And don't forget, in September if you sign up to be a member of IEN, you will receive 20% off the first year of membership dues. If you are unsure if you are a member, have further questions, or are potentially eligible for an exemption based on individual circumstances, please contact us. If you will be in San Francisco for the GCAS next month, please join us for the Higher Education Leadership on Carbon...

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Weekly News Round-Up: August 3rd, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: August 3rd, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. Over the past four years, IEN has experienced exciting growth in our team, events, webinars, peer networking opportunities, and other activities to support intentionally designed endowments. This would not be possible without the essential support of Contributing Members.  As we work to continue to grow the Network and engage more endowment stakeholders, member support is more important than ever.   Starting in October, this Weekly News Round-Up will transition to a member-only resource.  If your organization is not already a member please consider joining IEN as a Contributing Member -- you can learn more about the rates and benefits on our website. If you are unsure if you are a member, have further questions, or...

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Weekly News Round-Up: July 13th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: July 13th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. In case you missed it -- be sure to check out our most recent newsletter highlighting The University of New Hampshire  and their history of sustainability and sustainable investing, an exclusive Q&A with three leaders in the gender lens investing space on the risks and opportunities associated with gender lens investing, and several exciting updates from the Network! Also, registration is still open for Monday's webinar on  Aligning University Investments With Carbon Reduction Goals in the UK Through Fossil Fuel Divestment, taking place at 11:00 a.m. ET. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program Manager The Intentional Endowments Network        IEN in the News July 2018 Newsletter l...

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Weekly News Round-Up: July 20th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: July 20th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. Also, registration is still open for Thursday's webinar on Divesting from Climate Science Deniers - The Barnard College Story, taking place at 1:00 p.m. ET. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program Manager The Intentional Endowments Network        New Resources  Social Equity Investing - Righting Institutional Wrongs l Cambridge Associates This paper reviews the current state of social equity in the U.S., highlighting eight core social equity issue areas, and discussing lessons learned in constructing portfolios with these investments. While investors need to be mindful of risks, this paper discusses how investments can be made to promote a social equity impact agenda across the portfolio. A Guide...

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Weekly News Round-Up: July 27th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: July 27th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. Be sure to review IEN's new Briefing Paper on Options for Endowment Investment in Solar Energy, which focuses on how to most effectively enable endowments to make investments in solar projects and the solar energy market as a whole. In case you missed it, a recording of yesterday's webinar on Barnard College's Divestment from Climate Science Deniers is available on our website. Additionally, if your institution has plans to announce a fossil fuel divestment commitment, please look into this opportunity to participate in a global press event being organized by the Divest-Invest Network around the Global Climate Action Summit in September. Have a great weekend, Nicole   Program...

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Weekly News Round-Up: June 29th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: June 29th, 2018 Dear {{ recipient.first_name_or_friend }},  Below please find this week's news round-up. We are pleased to welcome The University of Toronto Asset Management Corporation as the newest member of the Network!  We also announced this week that IEN has broadened our executive team with the addition of Sandra Urie, chairman emeritus of Cambridge Associates, and Anthony Rust, chairman of the investment committee at the Warren Wilson College, to the Board of Directors of The Crane Institute of Sustainability, IEN's organizational home. Read the full press release for more information. Please 'vote up' our proposed SOCAP session discussing whether mission-aligned investment, and in particular divestment from fossil fuels, is a discretionary choice or a legal requirement. Lastly, be...

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Weekly News Round-Up: September 7th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: September 7th, 2018 Please find this week's news round-up below.  As a reminder, starting in October, full access to this round-up will become a members-only resource. During the month of September, reference this message when joining IEN to receive 20% off your first year of membership dues. Learn more about the membership rates and benefits on our website. Georges and Tony will be in San Francisco for the GCAS next week, please join them for the Higher Education Leadership on Carbon Pricing Event on Thursday, September 13, if you are in town. Finally, please join our webinar on Green Bonds taking place on September 12, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. ET. Have a great weekend,Nicole   Nicole Harman Program Manager, The...

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