IEN Press Releases

Hampton University & the University of Southern California Win the 2024 IEN Student Corporate Engagement Challenge | May 22, 2024

26.4 Billion Higher Education Endowment Dollars Assessed and Rated by New Framework for Sustainable and Impact Investing l April 18, 2024

Nation’s Largest 4-year Public University System Joins Intentional Endowment Network Membership | November 28, 2023

Eight Historically Black Institutions Join the Intentional Endowments Network Membership | September 18, 2023

Six Investor Networks Commit to Advancing Racial Equity Lens Investing | May 11,2023

Presidio Graduate School & Central Washington University Win The 2023 IEN Student Corporate Engagement Challenge l May 3, 2023

The Crane Institute of Sustainability Receives Grant from the Tipping Point Fund to Develop an Endowments Rating System | February 2, 2023

The Intentional Endowments Network Expands Steering Committee with Five New Sustainable Investing Leaders | January 26, 2023

Breckinridge's Tim Coffin Brings Fixed Income and ESG Expertise to the Intentional Endowments Network's Net Zero Steering Committee | January 19, 2023

Northlight Foundation Signs Sustainable Investing Retirement Pledge for Faculty and Employee Plans | November 17, 2022

Warren Wilson College Endowment Announces 80% Success Rate at Shifting Corporate Behavior by Activating Investment Portfolio l August 17th, 2022

Bard & Virginia Wesleyan Win Top Honors In National Collegiate Investment Competition l May 3rd, 2022

Finalists Announced for 2022 Corporate Engagement Competition l April 28, 2022

Report: University of Illinois Sustainable Investing Program Generates Positive Returns and Impact | March 2, 2022

12 University Teams to Compete for Top Honors in Sustainable Investing, ESG Shareholder Advocacy Competition | January 25, 2022

The Next College Sustainable Investment Target: Faculty Retirement Plans | December 2, 2021

IEN Press Release: Guide to Sustainable Retirements |  June 10, 2021

Impact Investing Leader Julia Parker Joins the Intentional Endowments Network as Managing Director | June 3, 2021

Arizona State University Students Take Top Honors In National Sustainable Investing Contest l May 13th, 2021

Leading Higher-Education Institutional Investors To Guide New Initiative For Net Zero Endowments, Targeting 50 Endowments Over Two Years | May 6, 2021

IEN Report: U.S. Colleges and Universities yet to Divest From Fossil Fuels may be Home to Student Investment Funds That Have Done So l April 6, 2021

College Endowment Activates Its Portfolio to Bring Investments in Line with Campus Leadership on Sustainability | October 15, 2020

New Guide Helps College Endowments Promote Racial Equity | August 20, 2020

Investor Organizations and Financial Industry Firms’ Analysis of Public Comments on Department of Labor ESG Proposal Shows Landslide of Opposition | August 20, 2020

Support Available for Colleges, Universities to Accelerate Climate Solutions | March 16, 2020

IEN Report: ESG Investing Performs “As Well Or Better” Than Traditional Approaches at Early-Adopter U.S. College, University Endowments | February 19, 2020

Two Leaders in Sustainable Investing Join Intentional Endowments Network’s Nonprofit Board of Directors | November 25, 2019

The Crane Institute of Sustainability - Home of the Intentional Endowments Network - Expands Board with Two Key Additions l June 27, 2018

New Case Study Details Hampshire College’s Mission-Based Endowment Investing l November 15, 2017

Intentional Endowments Network and Cambridge Associates Outline a Blueprint for Action for Investors Wishing to Uphold Aims of Paris Climate Agreement and Implement Environmental Factors Into Portfolios l June 19, 2017

Intentional Endowments Network Builds Momentum l May 2nd, 2017

New Report on Campuses and Endowments Investing in Clean Energy l November 2, 2016

Hank Paulson, Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, to speak at Intentionally Designed Endowments Forum at Loyola University Chicago November 2, 2016 l September 23, 2016

"77 Founding Members Launch the Intentional Endowments Network to Support Growing Interest in ESG Investing" | March 14, 2016 

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