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Intentional Endowments Network connects endowments, asset managers, investment consultants, nonprofit partners, and individuals.

Join our community of active members to connect with peers, stay up to date on the latest best practices, develop partnerships, and advance the field of mission-aligned, sustainable investing.

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IEN focuses on addressing inequality and the climate crisis recognizing their systemic and existential threats to a thriving society.

We support endowed institutions to address these issues by mobilizing capital through:

Intentional Endowments

Sustainable Retirements

The Next Generation

Our interactive Roadmap for Intentionally Designed Endowments guides endowed institutions and their service providers to advance mission-aligned, sustainable investing.

Endowments have a unique opportunity where doing the right thing for the climate – reducing their exposure to stranded carbon asset risk, and investing solutions – is also the smart thing for their investment portfolios.

– Bob Litterman

Chair, Risk Committee
Kepos Capital LP

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IEN Q&A: Approaching Net Zero Strategies with a Racial J...

Amrita Sareen, Senior Advisor at the Intentional Endowment Network in this post interviews three industry specialists to gain insight on the evolving landscape and potential opportunities of addressing net-zero strategies with a racial equity lens. 

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Higher Education Needs to Start Offering ESG Retirement P...

Advocates and Academics are Driving Universities to Offer Sustainable Retirement Plans; However, Less Than 3% of Schools Offer Them, Plans Now Hold More Than $1 Trillion in 403(b) Assets

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