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ValuesAdvisor & IEN: Connecting Endowments With Qualified...

It's quite challenging to find trusted financial professionals when working to align your values. IEN's recent partnership with ValuesAdvisor, a vetted database of values-aligned financial professionals aim to make it easy for endowments to find trusted financial professionals to help them achieve their sustainability goals.

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Shipping Industry Launches the Blue Sky Maritime Coalitio...

Leaders in the global shipping industry have launched the Blue Sky Maritime Coalition to accelerate the transition of shipping industry toward net-zero GHG emissions and address global climate change. Purus Marine, established by IEN member EnTrust Global, is one of the founding members of the coalition.

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2021 Network Impact Report

Take a look back at what the Intentional Endowments Network accomplished last year through the 2021 IEN Impact Report. While we grapple with global challenges, the endowment community continues to advance sustainable investment practices and strategies.

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V-Square Quantitative Management Releases Their ESG Trend...

V-Square Quantitative Management, a member of the Intentional Endowments Network, has released their ESG Trends to Watch in 2022 report.  

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Arizona State University Releases Their Inaugural Sustain...

Arizona State University (ASU) became a founding member of the Intentional Endowments Network in 2016, though their sustainability journey began in 2006 with the founding of the School of Sustainability. Throughout the following years, ASU has been at the forefront of finding sustainability solutions. In their progress to align investment practices with their mission, they have developed sustainable investing policies, developed a carbon and ESG report for committee monitoring, and achieved Scope 1 and Scope 2 carbon neutrality, among many other accomplishments. In January of 2022, ASU released their inaugural report sharing an update on their sustainable investing efforts.

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Participating Teams in the 2022 Corporate Engagement Comp...

12 University Teams to Compete for Top Honors in Sustainable Investing, ESG Shareholder Advocacy Competition   Undergraduate and graduate students from Arizona State University, Bard College, Central Washington University, New York University: Stern School of Business, Presidio Graduate School, Ryerson University, University of California Berkeley: Haas School of Business, University of California Los Angeles: Anderson School of Management, University of Chicago: Booth School of Business, University of Minnesota, Virginia Wesleyan University, and Yale University to compete on climate change, racial justice, and other top environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues.

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Press Release: The Next College Sustainable Investment Ta...

  US Department of Labor’s Proposed Rule Will Remove Barriers Making It Easier to Select Investments that Consider Climate Change and other environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors 

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COP26 Underscores the Need for Endowments to Lead on Clim...

World leaders, titans of industry, and grassroots activists in Glasgow, Scotland over the past two weeks for COP26, also known formally as the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference: a global effort to create plans to collectively limit global warming in coming years and decades. The goal to this point (per the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement) has been limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial levels.  But so far commitments and actions, leave that goal in doubt. Many scientists are saying that with the weakened text in the Pact the goal of 1.5 degrees is all but dead - unless these commitments are fulfilled and ambition is ratcheted up quickly.  This underscores the importance of investors in driving...

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Paying Attention to CEO Pay: Are You Overcompensating th...

This post by Sydney Gerbel, Sustainability Intern at IEN, analyzes the relationships between executive compensation, financial performance, and the fiduciary duty of endowment managers using data from As You Sow's "100 Most Overpaid CEOs" report.  

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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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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


Paying Attention to CEO Pay: Are You Overcompensating th...

This post by Sydney Gerbel, Sustainability Intern at IEN, analyzes the relationships between executive compensation, financial performance, and the fiduciary duty of endowment managers using data from As You Sow's "100 Most Overpaid CEOs" report.  

Read More


COP26 Underscores the Need for Endowments to Lead on Clim...

World leaders, titans of industry, and grassroots activists in Glasgow, Scotland over the past two weeks for COP26, also known formally as the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference: a global effort to create plans to collectively limit global warming in coming years and decades. The goal to this point (per the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement) has been limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial levels.  But so far commitments and actions, leave that goal in doubt. Many scientists are saying that with the weakened text in the Pact the goal of 1.5 degrees is all but dead - unless these commitments are fulfilled and ambition is ratcheted up quickly.  This underscores the importance of investors in driving...

Read More


Press Release: The Next College Sustainable Investment Ta...

  US Department of Labor’s Proposed Rule Will Remove Barriers Making It Easier to Select Investments that Consider Climate Change and other environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors 

Read More


Participating Teams in the 2022 Corporate Engagement Comp...

12 University Teams to Compete for Top Honors in Sustainable Investing, ESG Shareholder Advocacy Competition   Undergraduate and graduate students from Arizona State University, Bard College, Central Washington University, New York University: Stern School of Business, Presidio Graduate School, Ryerson University, University of California Berkeley: Haas School of Business, University of California Los Angeles: Anderson School of Management, University of Chicago: Booth School of Business, University of Minnesota, Virginia Wesleyan University, and Yale University to compete on climate change, racial justice, and other top environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues.

Read More


Arizona State University Releases Their Inaugural Sustain...

Arizona State University (ASU) became a founding member of the Intentional Endowments Network in 2016, though their sustainability journey began in 2006 with the founding of the School of Sustainability. Throughout the following years, ASU has been at the forefront of finding sustainability solutions. In their progress to align investment practices with their mission, they have developed sustainable investing policies, developed a carbon and ESG report for committee monitoring, and achieved Scope 1 and Scope 2 carbon neutrality, among many other accomplishments. In January of 2022, ASU released their inaugural report sharing an update on their sustainable investing efforts.

Read More


V-Square Quantitative Management Releases Their ESG Trend...

V-Square Quantitative Management, a member of the Intentional Endowments Network, has released their ESG Trends to Watch in 2022 report.  

Read More


2021 Network Impact Report

Take a look back at what the Intentional Endowments Network accomplished last year through the 2021 IEN Impact Report. While we grapple with global challenges, the endowment community continues to advance sustainable investment practices and strategies.

Read More


Shipping Industry Launches the Blue Sky Maritime Coalitio...

Leaders in the global shipping industry have launched the Blue Sky Maritime Coalition to accelerate the transition of shipping industry toward net-zero GHG emissions and address global climate change. Purus Marine, established by IEN member EnTrust Global, is one of the founding members of the coalition.

Read More


ValuesAdvisor & IEN: Connecting Endowments With Qualified...

It's quite challenging to find trusted financial professionals when working to align your values. IEN's recent partnership with ValuesAdvisor, a vetted database of values-aligned financial professionals aim to make it easy for endowments to find trusted financial professionals to help them achieve their sustainability goals.

Read More


2021 Network Impact Report

Take a look back at what the Intentional Endowments Network accomplished last year through the 2021 IEN Impact Report. While we grapple with global challenges, the endowment community continues to advance sustainable investment practices and strategies.

Read More


Arizona State University Releases Their Inaugural Sustain...

Arizona State University (ASU) became a founding member of the Intentional Endowments Network in 2016, though their sustainability journey began in 2006 with the founding of the School of Sustainability. Throughout the following years, ASU has been at the forefront of finding sustainability solutions. In their progress to align investment practices with their mission, they have developed sustainable investing policies, developed a carbon and ESG report for committee monitoring, and achieved Scope 1 and Scope 2 carbon neutrality, among many other accomplishments. In January of 2022, ASU released their inaugural report sharing an update on their sustainable investing efforts.

Read More


COP26 Underscores the Need for Endowments to Lead on Clim...

World leaders, titans of industry, and grassroots activists in Glasgow, Scotland over the past two weeks for COP26, also known formally as the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference: a global effort to create plans to collectively limit global warming in coming years and decades. The goal to this point (per the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement) has been limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial levels.  But so far commitments and actions, leave that goal in doubt. Many scientists are saying that with the weakened text in the Pact the goal of 1.5 degrees is all but dead - unless these commitments are fulfilled and ambition is ratcheted up quickly.  This underscores the importance of investors in driving...

Read More


Participating Teams in the 2022 Corporate Engagement Comp...

12 University Teams to Compete for Top Honors in Sustainable Investing, ESG Shareholder Advocacy Competition   Undergraduate and graduate students from Arizona State University, Bard College, Central Washington University, New York University: Stern School of Business, Presidio Graduate School, Ryerson University, University of California Berkeley: Haas School of Business, University of California Los Angeles: Anderson School of Management, University of Chicago: Booth School of Business, University of Minnesota, Virginia Wesleyan University, and Yale University to compete on climate change, racial justice, and other top environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues.

Read More


Paying Attention to CEO Pay: Are You Overcompensating th...

This post by Sydney Gerbel, Sustainability Intern at IEN, analyzes the relationships between executive compensation, financial performance, and the fiduciary duty of endowment managers using data from As You Sow's "100 Most Overpaid CEOs" report.  

Read More


Press Release: The Next College Sustainable Investment Ta...

  US Department of Labor’s Proposed Rule Will Remove Barriers Making It Easier to Select Investments that Consider Climate Change and other environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors 

Read More


Shipping Industry Launches the Blue Sky Maritime Coalitio...

Leaders in the global shipping industry have launched the Blue Sky Maritime Coalition to accelerate the transition of shipping industry toward net-zero GHG emissions and address global climate change. Purus Marine, established by IEN member EnTrust Global, is one of the founding members of the coalition.

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


V-Square Quantitative Management Releases Their ESG Trend...

V-Square Quantitative Management, a member of the Intentional Endowments Network, has released their ESG Trends to Watch in 2022 report.  

Read More


ValuesAdvisor & IEN: Connecting Endowments With Qualified...

It's quite challenging to find trusted financial professionals when working to align your values. IEN's recent partnership with ValuesAdvisor, a vetted database of values-aligned financial professionals aim to make it easy for endowments to find trusted financial professionals to help them achieve their sustainability goals.

Read More


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