MRI/Social Investments

Surveys/Studies
Investors Aiming For Social Impact Need Standardized Data: Survey

Institutional investors around the world are increasingly evaluating managers’ ESG integration in terms of demonstrable outcomes and want firms to show results of their ESG-integrated strategies, according to a recent survey.

02.18.21
Announcements
New England University Prohibits Direct Coal, Tar Sands Company Investments

A university in New England has updated its investment policy to prohibit direct investments in coal and tar sands companies and launched an impact investment initiative.

02.17.21
MRI/Social Investments
Southern Foundation Scaling Up Impact Fund

A foundation based in a Southern state is growing its impact fund.

02.11.21
Announcements
New England University Adopts Carbon-Reduced Portfolio

A university based in New England is reinvesting a portion of its overall investment portfolio currently invested in carbon-intensive companies.

02.11.21
Surveys/Studies
ESG Disclosure Access Essential For Institutions To Manage Impact: Report

Regulators must standardize and make public company reporting on ESG disclosure accessible in order for institutional investors to properly manage and account for impact in their investment portfolios, according to a recent report.

02.11.21
Announcements
Western Foundation Adds Investment Committee Members

A foundation based in the West has selected two new investment committee members to help guide its investing practices and recommend best practices.

02.11.21
ESG
Northeastern University Updates Investment Policy On Fossil Fuel Investments

A university in the Northeast will not directly invest in publicly traded oil and gas companies “for the foreseeable future” as part of adjustments to its investment policy approved last month.

02.04.21
Daily Feed
Western Endowment Closes Social Bond Sale

An endowment in the West has completed its sale of social bonds and will use the proceeds to promote justice, inclusion, equity and community wellness for all residents of its state.

01.28.21
Industry News
Firm Appoints Impact Head

Appointee will coordinate with firm president on impact investment principles.

01.28.21
Industry News
Investment Advisor Names Head Of ESG, MRI Investing

An investment advisor has hired a head of environmental, social and governance and mission related investments to foster growth and new opportunities in the social impact investment space.

01.27.21