ESG

ESG
Canadian Institution Achieves Fossil Fuel Divestment, Sets New Carbon Footprint Reduction Target

The university has divested its endowment from direct investments in fossil fuel companies and has set a more ambitious target for reducing its carbon footprint after reaching its initial target almost a decade ahead of schedule.

11.10.22
MRI/Social Investments
Midwest Nonprofit Launches Private Markets ESG Fund; Adds DEI Investment Policy

The organization launched a private market ESG fund that aligns with its environmentalist mission with an initial allocation of $19 million.

11.10.22
People
Alternatives Manager Names Head Of ESG, CTO

The firm hired a head of ESG to develop an ESG strategy and standardize and enhance its ESG strategies.

11.09.22
People
British Firm Snags Abrdn Sustainability Head

The firm has hired a portfolio manager within its multi-asset team to build out its sustainability investment offerings.

11.03.22
People
Real Estate Investment Advisory Firm Hires Director To Head New Sustainability Practice

The New York-based firm hired its first-ever director of sustainability to provide customized sustainability services to support the advancement of commercial real estate sustainability and decarbonization.

11.03.22
Profiles
5 Questions With McKnight Foundation Director of Investments Elizabeth McGeveran

McGeveran, who leads the Minneapolis-based foundation’s investment team, took the time to answer 5 questions with FIN News.

10.28.22
ESG
Midwest Foundation Adds PE, Global Equity Strategies

The foundation has added a private equity strategy and an active global equity fund as part of its commitment to achieve net-zero carbon emissions across its endowment.

10.27.22
Alternatives
Midwest University Adds RE, VC Funds; Continues Fossil Fuel Divestment Discussions

The university added real estate and venture capital commitments as it continues deliberations concerning fossil fuel divestment.

10.27.22
ESG
Midwest University Inks Sustainability Investment Policy

The university will now consider sustainability factors as part of its investment decision-making process after approving a new investment policy statement this summer.

10.27.22
Industry News
Consultant Launches Sustainability Advisory Council

The advisory council seeks to measure and monitor investing beyond traditional impact investment or ESG integration.

10.20.22