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IEN Q&A: Defined Contribution Plans with an ESG Overlay: ...

Amrita Sareen, Senior Advisor at the Intentional Endowment Network in this post interviews five investment experts on the challenges of ESG focused retirements plans. Click here to access previous interviews 

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Impact Update: Net Zero for Everyone

Impact Update Intentionally Designed Endowments Making a Difference April 2021: Making Net Zero Portfolios the New Norm

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Congratulations to Board Member Dianne Dillon-Ridgley

We are so proud to share two well-deserved recognitions of achievement for our Board Member, Dianne Dillon-Ridgley.

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Five Top Things Endowments Needs to Know About IEN Racial...

This post by Gwladys Ngatchou, of IEN, is part of a series in which IEN members and network partners share their thinking about intentional endowment investing to address racial injustice and other diversity, equity, and inclusion themes. Follow along to read members' insights on five points endowments and institutions can learn and apply from IEN’s primer to gain financial returns while investing for a just and sustainable economy.

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Statement on the Attack on the US Capitol Building

The violent insurrection at the US Capitol yesterday was an horrific attack on democracy.  We join many others in condemning those involved, including Donald Trump for inciting this violence and praising those defacing the Capitol Building and terrorizing those serving our nation.  We have been heartened by the strong statements from college and university presidents across the country.  It is crucial that higher education and the investment industry call out this ongoing threat to our democracy.   It is also critical to recognize that so many of the lies and conspiracy theories threatening a peaceful transfer of power are fueled by explicitly racist ideologies proactively working to preserve and strengthen white supremacy in America.  Colleges and universities must continue to enhance...

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The Top Two Questions I Hear from Investors Exploring CDFIs

This post by Andrea Longton of Opportunity Finance Network is part of a series in which IEN members share their thinking about intentional investing in the face of the global pandemic. Follow along to get insight into the new challenges and opportunities we as a network are facing. 

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DOL Paves the Way for ERISA Plan ESG Investments in Final...

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A New Approach to Investing in Public Stocks through a Ra...

This post by Keith Beverly, of GRID 202 Partners, is part of a series in which IEN members and network partners share their thinking about intentional endowment investing to address racial injustice and other diversity, equity, and inclusion themes. Follow along to read members' insights on how to invest in public stocks through Racial Equity Lens. 

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Announcing a Milestone in Tony Cortese's Career

October 2020 Dear IEN Community, It is bittersweet to share the news that our co-founder Tony Cortese will be retiring this fall.   This marks not only a milestone for the Intentional Endowments Network, but also for an amazing career of service, leadership, and vision.  Tony’s story is a powerful one. Starting in Boston’s North End (“Little Italy”), he graduated from Boston Latin School and was the first in his family to attend college at Tufts and receive a doctorate from the Harvard School of Public Health. Deeply driven by the impulse to serve, Tony charted a path in public health and sustainability in public service for the US EPA and MA Dept. of Environmental Protection. He then turned his attention...

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Karner Blue Capital: Rethinking the Link Between Animal W...

This post by Andrew Niebler of Karner Blue Capital is part of a series in which IEN members will share their thinking about intentional investing in the face of the global pandemic. Follow along to get insight into the new challenges and opportunities we as a network are facing

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Karner Blue Capital: Rethinking the Link Between Animal W...

This post by Andrew Niebler of Karner Blue Capital is part of a series in which IEN members will share their thinking about intentional investing in the face of the global pandemic. Follow along to get insight into the new challenges and opportunities we as a network are facing

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Announcing a Milestone in Tony Cortese's Career

October 2020 Dear IEN Community, It is bittersweet to share the news that our co-founder Tony Cortese will be retiring this fall.   This marks not only a milestone for the Intentional Endowments Network, but also for an amazing career of service, leadership, and vision.  Tony’s story is a powerful one. Starting in Boston’s North End (“Little Italy”), he graduated from Boston Latin School and was the first in his family to attend college at Tufts and receive a doctorate from the Harvard School of Public Health. Deeply driven by the impulse to serve, Tony charted a path in public health and sustainability in public service for the US EPA and MA Dept. of Environmental Protection. He then turned his attention...

Read More


A New Approach to Investing in Public Stocks through a Ra...

This post by Keith Beverly, of GRID 202 Partners, is part of a series in which IEN members and network partners share their thinking about intentional endowment investing to address racial injustice and other diversity, equity, and inclusion themes. Follow along to read members' insights on how to invest in public stocks through Racial Equity Lens. 

Read More


DOL Paves the Way for ERISA Plan ESG Investments in Final...

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The Top Two Questions I Hear from Investors Exploring CDFIs

This post by Andrea Longton of Opportunity Finance Network is part of a series in which IEN members share their thinking about intentional investing in the face of the global pandemic. Follow along to get insight into the new challenges and opportunities we as a network are facing. 

Read More


Statement on the Attack on the US Capitol Building

The violent insurrection at the US Capitol yesterday was an horrific attack on democracy.  We join many others in condemning those involved, including Donald Trump for inciting this violence and praising those defacing the Capitol Building and terrorizing those serving our nation.  We have been heartened by the strong statements from college and university presidents across the country.  It is crucial that higher education and the investment industry call out this ongoing threat to our democracy.   It is also critical to recognize that so many of the lies and conspiracy theories threatening a peaceful transfer of power are fueled by explicitly racist ideologies proactively working to preserve and strengthen white supremacy in America.  Colleges and universities must continue to enhance...

Read More


Five Top Things Endowments Needs to Know About IEN Racial...

This post by Gwladys Ngatchou, of IEN, is part of a series in which IEN members and network partners share their thinking about intentional endowment investing to address racial injustice and other diversity, equity, and inclusion themes. Follow along to read members' insights on five points endowments and institutions can learn and apply from IEN’s primer to gain financial returns while investing for a just and sustainable economy.

Read More


Congratulations to Board Member Dianne Dillon-Ridgley

We are so proud to share two well-deserved recognitions of achievement for our Board Member, Dianne Dillon-Ridgley.

Read More


Impact Update: Net Zero for Everyone

Impact Update Intentionally Designed Endowments Making a Difference April 2021: Making Net Zero Portfolios the New Norm

Read More


IEN Q&A: Defined Contribution Plans with an ESG Overlay: ...

Amrita Sareen, Senior Advisor at the Intentional Endowment Network in this post interviews five investment experts on the challenges of ESG focused retirements plans. Click here to access previous interviews 

Read More


A New Approach to Investing in Public Stocks through a Ra...

This post by Keith Beverly, of GRID 202 Partners, is part of a series in which IEN members and network partners share their thinking about intentional endowment investing to address racial injustice and other diversity, equity, and inclusion themes. Follow along to read members' insights on how to invest in public stocks through Racial Equity Lens. 

Read More


Announcing a Milestone in Tony Cortese's Career

October 2020 Dear IEN Community, It is bittersweet to share the news that our co-founder Tony Cortese will be retiring this fall.   This marks not only a milestone for the Intentional Endowments Network, but also for an amazing career of service, leadership, and vision.  Tony’s story is a powerful one. Starting in Boston’s North End (“Little Italy”), he graduated from Boston Latin School and was the first in his family to attend college at Tufts and receive a doctorate from the Harvard School of Public Health. Deeply driven by the impulse to serve, Tony charted a path in public health and sustainability in public service for the US EPA and MA Dept. of Environmental Protection. He then turned his attention...

Read More


Congratulations to Board Member Dianne Dillon-Ridgley

We are so proud to share two well-deserved recognitions of achievement for our Board Member, Dianne Dillon-Ridgley.

Read More


DOL Paves the Way for ERISA Plan ESG Investments in Final...

Read More


Five Top Things Endowments Needs to Know About IEN Racial...

This post by Gwladys Ngatchou, of IEN, is part of a series in which IEN members and network partners share their thinking about intentional endowment investing to address racial injustice and other diversity, equity, and inclusion themes. Follow along to read members' insights on five points endowments and institutions can learn and apply from IEN’s primer to gain financial returns while investing for a just and sustainable economy.

Read More


IEN Q&A: Defined Contribution Plans with an ESG Overlay: ...

Amrita Sareen, Senior Advisor at the Intentional Endowment Network in this post interviews five investment experts on the challenges of ESG focused retirements plans. Click here to access previous interviews 

Read More


Impact Update: Net Zero for Everyone

Impact Update Intentionally Designed Endowments Making a Difference April 2021: Making Net Zero Portfolios the New Norm

Read More


Karner Blue Capital: Rethinking the Link Between Animal W...

This post by Andrew Niebler of Karner Blue Capital is part of a series in which IEN members will share their thinking about intentional investing in the face of the global pandemic. Follow along to get insight into the new challenges and opportunities we as a network are facing

Read More


Statement on the Attack on the US Capitol Building

The violent insurrection at the US Capitol yesterday was an horrific attack on democracy.  We join many others in condemning those involved, including Donald Trump for inciting this violence and praising those defacing the Capitol Building and terrorizing those serving our nation.  We have been heartened by the strong statements from college and university presidents across the country.  It is crucial that higher education and the investment industry call out this ongoing threat to our democracy.   It is also critical to recognize that so many of the lies and conspiracy theories threatening a peaceful transfer of power are fueled by explicitly racist ideologies proactively working to preserve and strengthen white supremacy in America.  Colleges and universities must continue to enhance...

Read More


The Top Two Questions I Hear from Investors Exploring CDFIs

This post by Andrea Longton of Opportunity Finance Network is part of a series in which IEN members share their thinking about intentional investing in the face of the global pandemic. Follow along to get insight into the new challenges and opportunities we as a network are facing. 

Read More


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