ESG

MRI/Social Investments
Mid-Atlantic University ESG Task Force To Recommend Fossil Fuel Divestment

A Mid-Atlantic university’s ESG task force will present a recommendation to divest its endowment of fossil fuel investments next month.

05.27.20
MRI/Social Investments
Mid-Atlantic University Halts New Private Investments Focused On Fossil Fuels

A Mid-Atlantic-based university halted new private investments focused on fossil fuels while also growing its investments in alternative energy technologies last week.

05.27.20
MRI/Social Investments
Western Foundation Seeks Organization To Drive Portfolio Diversity

A Western foundation is seeking an organization to help drive diversity within a portfolio that invests in mission-aligned, venture-backed technology companies.

05.27.20
ESG
Artificial Intelligence Can Help Mgrs. Improve Investment Returns: Report

Investors will increasingly demand ESG factors to be applied to a greater percentage of their portfolios.

05.27.20
Emerging/Diverse Managers
Dedicated Origination Team And Partnership Crucial To Diverse Investing: Outsourced CIO

One outsourced cio says a dedicated origination team and a new partnership with a diverse manager association have helped increase its sourcing for diverse managers and impact investments.

05.21.20
Asset Study/Review
Midwest State Fund Adopts ESG-Related Policy For 529 Plan

A fund in a Midwestern state has adopted an investment policy related to ESG for its 529 plan.

05.21.20
Alternatives
Western University Holding Liquidity, Eyeing Investment Opportunities

A Western university is seeking investment opportunities as it sits on a significant pile of cash across its portfolios.

05.21.20
Announcements
Aegon AM Reports Boost In Responsible Investment Activity

Aegon Asset Management has reported a significant boost in responsible investment activity in its latest annual report.

05.21.20
ESG
Midwest University Invests In New ESG Strategy

A Midwestern university recently invested in a new ESG strategy.

05.15.20
ESG
Northeastern Fund Outperformed Market Since Beginning Divestment, Finding Impact Investment Opportunities.

A Northeastern fund has outperformed the market benchmark in the five years since it began to cut its fossil fuel exposure, which is now less than 1% of its portfolio.

05.14.20