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University of California, Berkeley Students Win First-of-...

Over the past academic year, student teams from across the U.S. participated in a first-of-its-kind student investment competition hosted by the Intentional Endowments Network (IEN). A panel of judges selected the team from the University of California, Berkeley as the inaugural winners of the SIILK Corporate Engagement Competition, for preparing the strongest investment recommendation and shareholder engagement strategy to improve company performance (and investment returns) through better environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices. “The competition gave us an opportunity to think about strategies for engaging with management and practice crafting a shareholder resolution,” said Katharine Hawthorne, a member of the winning team. “Highlights of the competition included learning how the other teams integrated financial and ESG considerations and seeing the...

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Considering the Future of Work in the Midst of the Covid-...

This post by Heidi Bush, CFA; Craig Metrick, CAIA and Katherine Pease of Cornerstone Capital Group is part of a series in which IEN members will share their thinking about intentional endowment investing in the face of this global pandemic. Follow along to get insight into the new challenges and opportunities we as a network are facing  

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Emerging Markets: Why Will Good Corporate Governance Prot...

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

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COVID-19 THROUGH AN ESG INVESTING LENS

This post by Emily Dwyer and Lisa Fillingame Abraham of Brown Advisory is part of a series in which IEN members will share their thinking about intentional endowment investing in the face of this global pandemic. Follow along to get insight into the new challenges and opportunities we as a network are facing.

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Stability in a Storm: From Pandemic to Climate Crisis

This post by Charles Wheeler and David Sher of Greenbacker Capital Management is part of a series in which IEN members will share their thinking about intentional endowment investing in the face of this global pandemic. Follow along to get insight into the new challenges and opportunities we as a network are facing.  

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Impact Update: Announcing Commitments and Reporting on Pr...

Impact Update - May 2020 Intentionally Designed Endowments Making a Difference In addition to our regular news updates, IEN periodically highlights specific examples of concrete impact. These "Impact Updates" showcase the difference that intentionally designed endowments are making in the world.

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Lean In: Going Beyond Divestment to Make a Difference

This post by Bryan Shipley of Arnerich Massena is part of a series in which IEN members will share their thinking about intentional endowment investing in the face of this global pandemic. Follow along to get insight into the new challenges and opportunities we as a network are facing.  

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ESG Put to the Test: MSCI ESG Indexes during the coronavi...

This post by Guido Giese and Zoltán Nagy of MSCI is part of a series in which IEN members will share their thinking about intentional endowment investing in the face of this global pandemic. Follow along to get insight into the new challenges and opportunities we as a network are facing.  

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Lemonade

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

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The Trend (in ESG) Is Your Friend

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

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The Trend (in ESG) Is Your Friend

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

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Lemonade

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

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ESG Put to the Test: MSCI ESG Indexes during the coronavi...

This post by Guido Giese and Zoltán Nagy of MSCI is part of a series in which IEN members will share their thinking about intentional endowment investing in the face of this global pandemic. Follow along to get insight into the new challenges and opportunities we as a network are facing.  

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Lean In: Going Beyond Divestment to Make a Difference

This post by Bryan Shipley of Arnerich Massena is part of a series in which IEN members will share their thinking about intentional endowment investing in the face of this global pandemic. Follow along to get insight into the new challenges and opportunities we as a network are facing.  

Read More


Impact Update: Announcing Commitments and Reporting on Pr...

Impact Update - May 2020 Intentionally Designed Endowments Making a Difference In addition to our regular news updates, IEN periodically highlights specific examples of concrete impact. These "Impact Updates" showcase the difference that intentionally designed endowments are making in the world.

Read More


Stability in a Storm: From Pandemic to Climate Crisis

This post by Charles Wheeler and David Sher of Greenbacker Capital Management is part of a series in which IEN members will share their thinking about intentional endowment investing in the face of this global pandemic. Follow along to get insight into the new challenges and opportunities we as a network are facing.  

Read More


COVID-19 THROUGH AN ESG INVESTING LENS

This post by Emily Dwyer and Lisa Fillingame Abraham of Brown Advisory is part of a series in which IEN members will share their thinking about intentional endowment investing in the face of this global pandemic. Follow along to get insight into the new challenges and opportunities we as a network are facing.

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Emerging Markets: Why Will Good Corporate Governance Prot...

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

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Considering the Future of Work in the Midst of the Covid-...

This post by Heidi Bush, CFA; Craig Metrick, CAIA and Katherine Pease of Cornerstone Capital Group is part of a series in which IEN members will share their thinking about intentional endowment investing in the face of this global pandemic. Follow along to get insight into the new challenges and opportunities we as a network are facing  

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University of California, Berkeley Students Win First-of-...

Over the past academic year, student teams from across the U.S. participated in a first-of-its-kind student investment competition hosted by the Intentional Endowments Network (IEN). A panel of judges selected the team from the University of California, Berkeley as the inaugural winners of the SIILK Corporate Engagement Competition, for preparing the strongest investment recommendation and shareholder engagement strategy to improve company performance (and investment returns) through better environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices. “The competition gave us an opportunity to think about strategies for engaging with management and practice crafting a shareholder resolution,” said Katharine Hawthorne, a member of the winning team. “Highlights of the competition included learning how the other teams integrated financial and ESG considerations and seeing the...

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COVID-19 THROUGH AN ESG INVESTING LENS

This post by Emily Dwyer and Lisa Fillingame Abraham of Brown Advisory is part of a series in which IEN members will share their thinking about intentional endowment investing in the face of this global pandemic. Follow along to get insight into the new challenges and opportunities we as a network are facing.

Read More


Considering the Future of Work in the Midst of the Covid-...

This post by Heidi Bush, CFA; Craig Metrick, CAIA and Katherine Pease of Cornerstone Capital Group is part of a series in which IEN members will share their thinking about intentional endowment investing in the face of this global pandemic. Follow along to get insight into the new challenges and opportunities we as a network are facing  

Read More


ESG Put to the Test: MSCI ESG Indexes during the coronavi...

This post by Guido Giese and Zoltán Nagy of MSCI is part of a series in which IEN members will share their thinking about intentional endowment investing in the face of this global pandemic. Follow along to get insight into the new challenges and opportunities we as a network are facing.  

Read More


Emerging Markets: Why Will Good Corporate Governance Prot...

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

Read More


Impact Update: Announcing Commitments and Reporting on Pr...

Impact Update - May 2020 Intentionally Designed Endowments Making a Difference In addition to our regular news updates, IEN periodically highlights specific examples of concrete impact. These "Impact Updates" showcase the difference that intentionally designed endowments are making in the world.

Read More


Lean In: Going Beyond Divestment to Make a Difference

This post by Bryan Shipley of Arnerich Massena is part of a series in which IEN members will share their thinking about intentional endowment investing in the face of this global pandemic. Follow along to get insight into the new challenges and opportunities we as a network are facing.  

Read More


Lemonade

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

Read More


Stability in a Storm: From Pandemic to Climate Crisis

This post by Charles Wheeler and David Sher of Greenbacker Capital Management is part of a series in which IEN members will share their thinking about intentional endowment investing in the face of this global pandemic. Follow along to get insight into the new challenges and opportunities we as a network are facing.  

Read More


The Trend (in ESG) Is Your Friend

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

Read More


University of California, Berkeley Students Win First-of-...

Over the past academic year, student teams from across the U.S. participated in a first-of-its-kind student investment competition hosted by the Intentional Endowments Network (IEN). A panel of judges selected the team from the University of California, Berkeley as the inaugural winners of the SIILK Corporate Engagement Competition, for preparing the strongest investment recommendation and shareholder engagement strategy to improve company performance (and investment returns) through better environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices. “The competition gave us an opportunity to think about strategies for engaging with management and practice crafting a shareholder resolution,” said Katharine Hawthorne, a member of the winning team. “Highlights of the competition included learning how the other teams integrated financial and ESG considerations and seeing the...

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