MRI/Social Investments

MRI/Social Investments
Foundations Commit Financing For Investment Fund Supporting Minority-Led Businesses

A community development organization and small business accelerator closed a Series A financing led by two prominent foundations last month to support underfunded and underrepresented entrepreneurs.

04.15.21
MRI/Social Investments
Midwest University To Divest From Fossil Fuels

A university based in the Midwest announced it will divest its endowment from investments in fossil fuel companies over the next decade.

04.15.21
Multi-Asset/Investment Advisor
Midwest Plan Issues Program Manager RFP

A plan based in the Midwest has issued an RFP seeking a program manager for its new investment account.

04.15.21
ESG
BlackRock Hires Global Sustainability Head

BlackRock has hired a global head of BlackRock Sustainable Investing to lead the sustainable investing platform and its global initiative to help clients create more sustainable, resilient investment portfolios.

04.14.21
MRI/Social Investments
Ivy League University Adopts Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas Investment Strategy

An Ivy League institution has adopted a new investment strategy to reduce the net greenhouse gas emissions from its endowment investments to zero by 2050.

04.14.21
MRI/Social Investments
Midwest University Commits To Net-Zero Carbon Endowment, Makes Sustainable Investments

A university in the Midwest approved a new investment policy to reach a net-zero carbon footprint as well as three commitments totaling $140 million to renewable and sustainable investments at its March board meeting.

04.01.21
Industry News
Nonprofits Turning To Impact Investment To Align Portfolios, Achieve Financial Returns: Consultant

Report finds that growing impact investing landscape has been amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic.

04.01.21
Industry News
Manulife Adds Impact Investing MD

The newly created position is based in San Francisco.

04.01.21
MRI/Social Investments
Mid-Atlantic Foundation, Impact Investment Firm Launch Fund

A foundation based in the Mid-Atlantic region has partnered with an impact investment firm to launch a fund.

03.29.21
ESG
Rocky Mountain University Receives Report Recommending Fossil Fuel Divestment

A university in the Rocky Mountain region has received a draft report recommending it divest its endowment of fossil fuel industry holdings and reinvest in renewable resources.

03.24.21