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Weekly News Round-Up: March 16th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: March 16th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. We are pleased to welcome three new members to the Network: The University of New Hampshire, Nesta, and Pegasus Capital Advisors. To learn more about the leadership opportunities and benefits of IEN membership, click here. Also, be sure to check out three new articles that were published in NACUBO's Business Officer Magazine this month, including an introduction to mission-aligned investment and case studies on two IEN Members: Lewis and Clark College and Becker College. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   New IEN Members University of New Hampshire Nesta Pegasus Capital Advisors   IEN in the News Investing With a Purpose l Business...

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Weekly News Round-Up: March 9th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: March 9th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. In case you missed it - be sure to view the recording from this week's IEN webinar on Long Short ESG Strategies for Endowments. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   Sustainable Investing at Endowments New George Washington University Sustainable Fund Will Test Limits of SRI, Experts Say l The GW Hatchet Officials revealed plans last week to invest $2 million of the University’s $1.7 billion endowment in a fund dedicated to sustainable companies. Experts said there is a common misperception that these types of funds are not economically viable, but they said even if the fund underperforms, it’s not large enough to affect...

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Weekly News Round-Up: March 2nd, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: March 2nd, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. We are pleased to highlight that this week, The George Washington University announced the creation of a sustainable investment fund, an initiative that will allocate money from the university endowment toward responsible investment vehicles. We also have several new resources to share, including a briefing on the community investing 'Opportunity Zones' program and an article outlining wealth inequality and the fallacies of impact investing. Also, be sure to register for next week's IEN Webinar exploring the topic of Long Short ESG Strategies for Endowments, taking place on March 6th. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   Sustainable Investing at Endowments Student Association and University Leaders...

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Weekly News Round-Up: February 23rd, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: February 23rd, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. We are pleased to welcome two new members to the Network: Virginia Wesleyan University and Greentech Capital Advisors! To learn more about the leadership opportunities and benefits of IEN membership, click here. Also, be sure to register for the next IEN Webinar exploring the topic of Long Short ESG Strategies for Endowments, taking place on March 6th. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   New IEN Members Virginia Wesleyan University Greentech Capital Advisors   Sustainable, Responsible, Impact & ESG Investing Bloomberg Brief l Sustainable Finance This week's Bloomberg brief highlights how the EU can boost the share of renewables to 34% of its...

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Weekly News Round-Up: February 16th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: February 16th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. Highlights include Lewis & Clark College's decision this week to divest from fossil fuels, and a warm welcome to Grinnell College-- the latest IEN Member.To learn more about the leadership opportunities and benefits of IEN membership, click here. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   New IEN Members Grinnell College   Sustainable Investing at Endowments Lewis and Clark College Board of Trustees Votes to Divest From Fossil Fuels l Lewis & Clark The Lewis & Clark College Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to divest from all fossil fuel holdings in the endowment, approving the recommended policy changes prepared by a subcommittee...

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Weekly News Round-Up: February 9th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: February 9th, 2018 Our Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit hosted in partnership with Second Nature earlier this week in Tempe was a great success. We had an engaging and action-oriented meeting with over 275 senior administrators from colleges and universities and leaders from government, business, finance, and civil society. Thank those of you that could make it -- videos and materials from the sessions will be up on our website soon! Below please find this week's news round-up. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   New IEN Members Appalachian State University Change Finance   Sustainable Investing at Endowments The University of Edinburgh Announces Full Divestment From Fossil Fuels l The Student Newspaper The University...

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Weekly News Round-Up: February 2nd, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: February 2nd, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. We are pleased to welcome three new members to the Network this week: TIAA, Glenmede, and Jarislowsky Fraser. For more information on the leadership opportunities and benefits of IEN Membership, click here. We're looking forward to seeing many of you next week in Tempe, AZ for the 2018 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit! Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   New IEN Members TIAA (Leadership Level) Glenmede (Leadership Level) Jarislowsky Fraser   Sustainable, Responsible, Impact & ESG Investing N.Y. State Common to Double Low-Carbon Equity Index Investment to $4 Billion l Pensions and Investments The New York State Common Retirement Fund is increasing its investment in a low-emissions...

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Weekly News Round-Up: January 26th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: January 26th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. We are pleased to welcome four new members to the Network this week: iSelect Fund Management, Flat World Partners, Clean Energy Venture Group, and Fossil Free Indexes. For more information on the leadership opportunities and benefits of IEN Membership, click here. We're looking forward to seeing many of you from February 4-6 in Tempe, AZ for the 2018 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit! If you haven't already, there's still time to register. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   New IEN Members iSelect Fund Management Flat World Partners Clean Energy Venture Group Fossil Free Indexes   New Reports & Resources Participate in GIIN's Annual Impact...

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Weekly News Round-Up: January 19th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: January 19th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. Making headlines this week and explored in several stories below was BlackRock's Annual Letter to CEOs, calling on corporations to find a purpose in society or risk losing support from shareholders.  The 2018 Higher Education Climate Leadership is only two weeks away (Feb. 4-6 in Tempe, AZ), and if you haven't already, there is still time to register! Also be sure to register for our webinar with ICCR leaders on The Investor Case for Human Rights next week, on January 24th. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   New Reports The State of Green Business, 2018 l Green Biz This article is...

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Weekly News Round-Up: January 12th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: January 12th, 2018 Below find this week's news round-up. Be sure to check out the stories highlighting the New York City Mayor's announcement this week that city pension funds have set a goal to divest about $5 billion from companies involved in the fossil fuel business, as well as the Mayor's announcement of a lawsuit against five major oil companies, seeking to collect billions of dollars in damages to pay for city efforts to cope with the effects of climate change. Please note, with our new format for the round-up, we have moved the "Upcoming Events" section to the bottom of the email. Be sure to register for our webinar on The Investor Case for Human Rights...

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Weekly News Round-Up: January 12th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: January 12th, 2018 Below find this week's news round-up. Be sure to check out the stories highlighting the New York City Mayor's announcement this week that city pension funds have set a goal to divest about $5 billion from companies involved in the fossil fuel business, as well as the Mayor's announcement of a lawsuit against five major oil companies, seeking to collect billions of dollars in damages to pay for city efforts to cope with the effects of climate change. Please note, with our new format for the round-up, we have moved the "Upcoming Events" section to the bottom of the email. Be sure to register for our webinar on The Investor Case for Human Rights...

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Weekly News Round-Up: January 19th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: January 19th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. Making headlines this week and explored in several stories below was BlackRock's Annual Letter to CEOs, calling on corporations to find a purpose in society or risk losing support from shareholders.  The 2018 Higher Education Climate Leadership is only two weeks away (Feb. 4-6 in Tempe, AZ), and if you haven't already, there is still time to register! Also be sure to register for our webinar with ICCR leaders on The Investor Case for Human Rights next week, on January 24th. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   New Reports The State of Green Business, 2018 l Green Biz This article is...

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Weekly News Round-Up: January 26th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: January 26th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. We are pleased to welcome four new members to the Network this week: iSelect Fund Management, Flat World Partners, Clean Energy Venture Group, and Fossil Free Indexes. For more information on the leadership opportunities and benefits of IEN Membership, click here. We're looking forward to seeing many of you from February 4-6 in Tempe, AZ for the 2018 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit! If you haven't already, there's still time to register. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   New IEN Members iSelect Fund Management Flat World Partners Clean Energy Venture Group Fossil Free Indexes   New Reports & Resources Participate in GIIN's Annual Impact...

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Weekly News Round-Up: February 2nd, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: February 2nd, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. We are pleased to welcome three new members to the Network this week: TIAA, Glenmede, and Jarislowsky Fraser. For more information on the leadership opportunities and benefits of IEN Membership, click here. We're looking forward to seeing many of you next week in Tempe, AZ for the 2018 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit! Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   New IEN Members TIAA (Leadership Level) Glenmede (Leadership Level) Jarislowsky Fraser   Sustainable, Responsible, Impact & ESG Investing N.Y. State Common to Double Low-Carbon Equity Index Investment to $4 Billion l Pensions and Investments The New York State Common Retirement Fund is increasing its investment in a low-emissions...

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Weekly News Round-Up: February 9th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: February 9th, 2018 Our Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit hosted in partnership with Second Nature earlier this week in Tempe was a great success. We had an engaging and action-oriented meeting with over 275 senior administrators from colleges and universities and leaders from government, business, finance, and civil society. Thank those of you that could make it -- videos and materials from the sessions will be up on our website soon! Below please find this week's news round-up. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   New IEN Members Appalachian State University Change Finance   Sustainable Investing at Endowments The University of Edinburgh Announces Full Divestment From Fossil Fuels l The Student Newspaper The University...

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Weekly News Round-Up: February 16th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: February 16th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. Highlights include Lewis & Clark College's decision this week to divest from fossil fuels, and a warm welcome to Grinnell College-- the latest IEN Member.To learn more about the leadership opportunities and benefits of IEN membership, click here. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   New IEN Members Grinnell College   Sustainable Investing at Endowments Lewis and Clark College Board of Trustees Votes to Divest From Fossil Fuels l Lewis & Clark The Lewis & Clark College Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to divest from all fossil fuel holdings in the endowment, approving the recommended policy changes prepared by a subcommittee...

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Weekly News Round-Up: February 23rd, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: February 23rd, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. We are pleased to welcome two new members to the Network: Virginia Wesleyan University and Greentech Capital Advisors! To learn more about the leadership opportunities and benefits of IEN membership, click here. Also, be sure to register for the next IEN Webinar exploring the topic of Long Short ESG Strategies for Endowments, taking place on March 6th. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   New IEN Members Virginia Wesleyan University Greentech Capital Advisors   Sustainable, Responsible, Impact & ESG Investing Bloomberg Brief l Sustainable Finance This week's Bloomberg brief highlights how the EU can boost the share of renewables to 34% of its...

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Weekly News Round-Up: March 2nd, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: March 2nd, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. We are pleased to highlight that this week, The George Washington University announced the creation of a sustainable investment fund, an initiative that will allocate money from the university endowment toward responsible investment vehicles. We also have several new resources to share, including a briefing on the community investing 'Opportunity Zones' program and an article outlining wealth inequality and the fallacies of impact investing. Also, be sure to register for next week's IEN Webinar exploring the topic of Long Short ESG Strategies for Endowments, taking place on March 6th. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   Sustainable Investing at Endowments Student Association and University Leaders...

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Weekly News Round-Up: March 9th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: March 9th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. In case you missed it - be sure to view the recording from this week's IEN webinar on Long Short ESG Strategies for Endowments. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   Sustainable Investing at Endowments New George Washington University Sustainable Fund Will Test Limits of SRI, Experts Say l The GW Hatchet Officials revealed plans last week to invest $2 million of the University’s $1.7 billion endowment in a fund dedicated to sustainable companies. Experts said there is a common misperception that these types of funds are not economically viable, but they said even if the fund underperforms, it’s not large enough to affect...

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Weekly News Round-Up: March 16th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: March 16th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. We are pleased to welcome three new members to the Network: The University of New Hampshire, Nesta, and Pegasus Capital Advisors. To learn more about the leadership opportunities and benefits of IEN membership, click here. Also, be sure to check out three new articles that were published in NACUBO's Business Officer Magazine this month, including an introduction to mission-aligned investment and case studies on two IEN Members: Lewis and Clark College and Becker College. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   New IEN Members University of New Hampshire Nesta Pegasus Capital Advisors   IEN in the News Investing With a Purpose l Business...

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Weekly News Round-Up: February 16th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: February 16th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. Highlights include Lewis & Clark College's decision this week to divest from fossil fuels, and a warm welcome to Grinnell College-- the latest IEN Member.To learn more about the leadership opportunities and benefits of IEN membership, click here. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   New IEN Members Grinnell College   Sustainable Investing at Endowments Lewis and Clark College Board of Trustees Votes to Divest From Fossil Fuels l Lewis & Clark The Lewis & Clark College Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to divest from all fossil fuel holdings in the endowment, approving the recommended policy changes prepared by a subcommittee...

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Weekly News Round-Up: February 23rd, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: February 23rd, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. We are pleased to welcome two new members to the Network: Virginia Wesleyan University and Greentech Capital Advisors! To learn more about the leadership opportunities and benefits of IEN membership, click here. Also, be sure to register for the next IEN Webinar exploring the topic of Long Short ESG Strategies for Endowments, taking place on March 6th. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   New IEN Members Virginia Wesleyan University Greentech Capital Advisors   Sustainable, Responsible, Impact & ESG Investing Bloomberg Brief l Sustainable Finance This week's Bloomberg brief highlights how the EU can boost the share of renewables to 34% of its...

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Weekly News Round-Up: February 2nd, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: February 2nd, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. We are pleased to welcome three new members to the Network this week: TIAA, Glenmede, and Jarislowsky Fraser. For more information on the leadership opportunities and benefits of IEN Membership, click here. We're looking forward to seeing many of you next week in Tempe, AZ for the 2018 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit! Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   New IEN Members TIAA (Leadership Level) Glenmede (Leadership Level) Jarislowsky Fraser   Sustainable, Responsible, Impact & ESG Investing N.Y. State Common to Double Low-Carbon Equity Index Investment to $4 Billion l Pensions and Investments The New York State Common Retirement Fund is increasing its investment in a low-emissions...

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Weekly News Round-Up: February 9th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: February 9th, 2018 Our Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit hosted in partnership with Second Nature earlier this week in Tempe was a great success. We had an engaging and action-oriented meeting with over 275 senior administrators from colleges and universities and leaders from government, business, finance, and civil society. Thank those of you that could make it -- videos and materials from the sessions will be up on our website soon! Below please find this week's news round-up. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   New IEN Members Appalachian State University Change Finance   Sustainable Investing at Endowments The University of Edinburgh Announces Full Divestment From Fossil Fuels l The Student Newspaper The University...

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Weekly News Round-Up: January 12th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: January 12th, 2018 Below find this week's news round-up. Be sure to check out the stories highlighting the New York City Mayor's announcement this week that city pension funds have set a goal to divest about $5 billion from companies involved in the fossil fuel business, as well as the Mayor's announcement of a lawsuit against five major oil companies, seeking to collect billions of dollars in damages to pay for city efforts to cope with the effects of climate change. Please note, with our new format for the round-up, we have moved the "Upcoming Events" section to the bottom of the email. Be sure to register for our webinar on The Investor Case for Human Rights...

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Weekly News Round-Up: January 19th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: January 19th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. Making headlines this week and explored in several stories below was BlackRock's Annual Letter to CEOs, calling on corporations to find a purpose in society or risk losing support from shareholders.  The 2018 Higher Education Climate Leadership is only two weeks away (Feb. 4-6 in Tempe, AZ), and if you haven't already, there is still time to register! Also be sure to register for our webinar with ICCR leaders on The Investor Case for Human Rights next week, on January 24th. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   New Reports The State of Green Business, 2018 l Green Biz This article is...

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Weekly News Round-Up: January 26th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: January 26th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. We are pleased to welcome four new members to the Network this week: iSelect Fund Management, Flat World Partners, Clean Energy Venture Group, and Fossil Free Indexes. For more information on the leadership opportunities and benefits of IEN Membership, click here. We're looking forward to seeing many of you from February 4-6 in Tempe, AZ for the 2018 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit! If you haven't already, there's still time to register. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   New IEN Members iSelect Fund Management Flat World Partners Clean Energy Venture Group Fossil Free Indexes   New Reports & Resources Participate in GIIN's Annual Impact...

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Weekly News Round-Up: March 16th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: March 16th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. We are pleased to welcome three new members to the Network: The University of New Hampshire, Nesta, and Pegasus Capital Advisors. To learn more about the leadership opportunities and benefits of IEN membership, click here. Also, be sure to check out three new articles that were published in NACUBO's Business Officer Magazine this month, including an introduction to mission-aligned investment and case studies on two IEN Members: Lewis and Clark College and Becker College. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   New IEN Members University of New Hampshire Nesta Pegasus Capital Advisors   IEN in the News Investing With a Purpose l Business...

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Weekly News Round-Up: March 2nd, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: March 2nd, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. We are pleased to highlight that this week, The George Washington University announced the creation of a sustainable investment fund, an initiative that will allocate money from the university endowment toward responsible investment vehicles. We also have several new resources to share, including a briefing on the community investing 'Opportunity Zones' program and an article outlining wealth inequality and the fallacies of impact investing. Also, be sure to register for next week's IEN Webinar exploring the topic of Long Short ESG Strategies for Endowments, taking place on March 6th. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   Sustainable Investing at Endowments Student Association and University Leaders...

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Weekly News Round-Up: March 9th, 2018

    Weekly News Round-Up: March 9th, 2018 Below please find this week's news round-up. In case you missed it - be sure to view the recording from this week's IEN webinar on Long Short ESG Strategies for Endowments. Have a great weekend, Nicole Program ManagerThe Intentional Endowments Network   Sustainable Investing at Endowments New George Washington University Sustainable Fund Will Test Limits of SRI, Experts Say l The GW Hatchet Officials revealed plans last week to invest $2 million of the University’s $1.7 billion endowment in a fund dedicated to sustainable companies. Experts said there is a common misperception that these types of funds are not economically viable, but they said even if the fund underperforms, it’s not large enough to affect...

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