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Four Things Investors Need to Know about ESG Performance ...

This blog by Siobhan Pender, sustainability Intern at IEN explores the misconceptions around the volatility of ESG funds in retirement plans and the step process to add ESG funds to your retirement plan line-up.

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Unlocking A New Era of Engagement

Rina Lakhlani, Sustainability Intern at IEN in this blog explores popular strategies to advance activism within the sustainable investing space. Rina equally celebrates Engine No. 1 recent success in winning three seats on Exxon Board to advance a long-term strategy on climate risk and impact Exxon’s carbon footprint, and calls on investors to rethink their engagement strategies. 

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Why Closing the Racial Equity Gap Requires an Inward Look...

Marie Gray, DEI Intern at the Intentional Endowment Network in this post shares strategies that both investors and firms can use to integrate and increase racial equity in their investment practices.

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Warren Wilson College Leads the Way on Being a Responsibl...

This post by Alice DonnaSelva, Senior Advisor at IEN elaborates on Warren Wilson College's partnership with IEN to adopt a robust climate change strategy that actively promotes racial and gender equity in their businesses. 

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Ufi VocTech Trust “Total Impact” Endowment: A Journey Tow...

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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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Announcing the Winner of the 2021 Student Corporate Engag...

IEN's Student Corporate Engagement Competition puts a new spin on the traditional approach to investment competitions by focusing on the responsibility of investors to directly engage company management on the risks and opportunities they see.  

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How IEN is Supporting the Education of the Next Generatio...

IEN focuses on addressing inequality and the climate crisis by mobilizing capital through endowments, retirement funds, and student-managed investment funds (SMIFs). This spring, we released a new report on the state of the field of SMIFs, highlighting the assets under management, fund structure, and sustainable investing strategies used by SMIFs. SMIFs provide an experiential education opportunity for students interested in finance by allowing students to actively participate in financial markets by managing a real investment portfolio. These SMIFs support students in gaining real-world experience and developing their professional networks, frequently resulting in high job placement rates.

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IEN Members Insight: A Snapshot of the 2020 Intentional E...

The annual member survey is one of the ways in which we assess how members are engaging with the network, what they find useful, and what priorities are emerging for this community. This post provides a snapshot of what IEN members had to say about their participation in the network.

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IEN Members Insight: A Snapshot of the 2020 Intentional E...

The annual member survey is one of the ways in which we assess how members are engaging with the network, what they find useful, and what priorities are emerging for this community. This post provides a snapshot of what IEN members had to say about their participation in the network.

Read More


How IEN is Supporting the Education of the Next Generatio...

IEN focuses on addressing inequality and the climate crisis by mobilizing capital through endowments, retirement funds, and student-managed investment funds (SMIFs). This spring, we released a new report on the state of the field of SMIFs, highlighting the assets under management, fund structure, and sustainable investing strategies used by SMIFs. SMIFs provide an experiential education opportunity for students interested in finance by allowing students to actively participate in financial markets by managing a real investment portfolio. These SMIFs support students in gaining real-world experience and developing their professional networks, frequently resulting in high job placement rates.

Read More


Announcing the Winner of the 2021 Student Corporate Engag...

IEN's Student Corporate Engagement Competition puts a new spin on the traditional approach to investment competitions by focusing on the responsibility of investors to directly engage company management on the risks and opportunities they see.  

Read More


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

Read More


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. 

Read More


Ufi VocTech Trust “Total Impact” Endowment: A Journey Tow...

Read More


Warren Wilson College Leads the Way on Being a Responsibl...

This post by Alice DonnaSelva, Senior Advisor at IEN elaborates on Warren Wilson College's partnership with IEN to adopt a robust climate change strategy that actively promotes racial and gender equity in their businesses. 

Read More


Why Closing the Racial Equity Gap Requires an Inward Look...

Marie Gray, DEI Intern at the Intentional Endowment Network in this post shares strategies that both investors and firms can use to integrate and increase racial equity in their investment practices.

Read More


Unlocking A New Era of Engagement

Rina Lakhlani, Sustainability Intern at IEN in this blog explores popular strategies to advance activism within the sustainable investing space. Rina equally celebrates Engine No. 1 recent success in winning three seats on Exxon Board to advance a long-term strategy on climate risk and impact Exxon’s carbon footprint, and calls on investors to rethink their engagement strategies. 

Read More


Four Things Investors Need to Know about ESG Performance ...

This blog by Siobhan Pender, sustainability Intern at IEN explores the misconceptions around the volatility of ESG funds in retirement plans and the step process to add ESG funds to your retirement plan line-up.

Read More


Announcing the Winner of the 2021 Student Corporate Engag...

IEN's Student Corporate Engagement Competition puts a new spin on the traditional approach to investment competitions by focusing on the responsibility of investors to directly engage company management on the risks and opportunities they see.  

Read More


Four Things Investors Need to Know about ESG Performance ...

This blog by Siobhan Pender, sustainability Intern at IEN explores the misconceptions around the volatility of ESG funds in retirement plans and the step process to add ESG funds to your retirement plan line-up.

Read More


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

Read More


How IEN is Supporting the Education of the Next Generatio...

IEN focuses on addressing inequality and the climate crisis by mobilizing capital through endowments, retirement funds, and student-managed investment funds (SMIFs). This spring, we released a new report on the state of the field of SMIFs, highlighting the assets under management, fund structure, and sustainable investing strategies used by SMIFs. SMIFs provide an experiential education opportunity for students interested in finance by allowing students to actively participate in financial markets by managing a real investment portfolio. These SMIFs support students in gaining real-world experience and developing their professional networks, frequently resulting in high job placement rates.

Read More


IEN Members Insight: A Snapshot of the 2020 Intentional E...

The annual member survey is one of the ways in which we assess how members are engaging with the network, what they find useful, and what priorities are emerging for this community. This post provides a snapshot of what IEN members had to say about their participation in the network.

Read More


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. 

Read More


Ufi VocTech Trust “Total Impact” Endowment: A Journey Tow...

Read More


Unlocking A New Era of Engagement

Rina Lakhlani, Sustainability Intern at IEN in this blog explores popular strategies to advance activism within the sustainable investing space. Rina equally celebrates Engine No. 1 recent success in winning three seats on Exxon Board to advance a long-term strategy on climate risk and impact Exxon’s carbon footprint, and calls on investors to rethink their engagement strategies. 

Read More


Warren Wilson College Leads the Way on Being a Responsibl...

This post by Alice DonnaSelva, Senior Advisor at IEN elaborates on Warren Wilson College's partnership with IEN to adopt a robust climate change strategy that actively promotes racial and gender equity in their businesses. 

Read More


Why Closing the Racial Equity Gap Requires an Inward Look...

Marie Gray, DEI Intern at the Intentional Endowment Network in this post shares strategies that both investors and firms can use to integrate and increase racial equity in their investment practices.

Read More


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