impact investing

Finding a Career in Financial Services With ESG Investing

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by Sarah Adams of Vert Asset Management 

There’s a conventional attitude toward work that entails leaving everything you do outside of work behind, as though nothing else exists. With this perspective, you are encouraged to fit your family, your morals, yourself, around the job.

I was raised that way. As an elementary school kid, if I had to call my mom at work she’d answer the call in a hushed tone, as though she was receiving an illicit phone call. Her office was not interested that her 10-year-old needed to be picked up from school, let alone that she had kids at all.

ImpactAssets' IA 50 2022 Impact Fund Listing Focuses on Deep Impact, Innovative Managers

Industry’s first publicly available, searchable resource of impact investing fund managers zeroes in on some of the industry’s most impactful managers. 
Press Release

BETHESDA, Md., March 15, 2022 /3BL Media/ - ImpactAssets has released the ImpactAssets 50 2022 (IA 50), a free annual database for impact investors, family offices, corporate and family foundations and institutional investors that features a diversified listing of private capital fund managers delivering social and environmental impact as well as financial returns.  

Navigating the Canals of Water Investing

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by Garvin Jabusch and Betsy Moszeter of Green Alpha Advisors

Water is elemental. Crucial for life as we know it. Finite in supply—particularly fresh water—it is chronically degraded by pesticides, herbicides, fossil fuels operations, discarded plastics, and countless other contaminants.

Transformational Investing in Communities of Color

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by Mary Bruce Alford, Senior Vice President of Investor Relations at Hope Credit Union 

After spending a decade working nationally to advance social and environmental justice through land conservation, I was looking for a way to continue purpose driven work while also establishing roots within the community where I was living. There was no turning back after I discovered CDFIs.

GreenMoney's Special 200th Issue - Readers' Favorites

Articles, Videos and Podcasts
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Welcome to the special 200th issue of GreenMoney…yes, 200 and going strong!

For this commemorative issue we are looking back and including many of our Readers’ Favorites, i.e., the most-read articles according to Google Analytics. We have also included a few of our own favorite GreenMoney articles, videos and podcasts. While researching, I looked back at our special 150th issue (from January 2020) and realized once again the articles are still quite interesting – so consider checking those out as well. 

Municipal Impact Investing: Making an Impact on Education

Multimedia with summary

Marc Uy | Portfolio Manager—Municipal Impact
Matthew Norton | Co-Head—Municipal Portfolio Management

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Gender Lens Is Emerging as a Fundamental ESG Screen

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By Jennifer Coombs, College for Financial Planning and the Chartered SRI Counselor designation program

Going Beyond ESG: Understanding and Managing the Economics of Impact

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How much does true change cost? Who is best placed to invest? What are the win-wins and trade-offs?

Economics of Impact is an emerging practice by which purpose-led companies are answering these questions, pushing the impact measurement and management frontier, and starting a whole new conversation with their ESG investors.

Green Bond's Awkward Kid Brother (Sustainability-linked Bonds) Enters the Market

How they could help finance the transition of carbon-heavy companies, but only if the issuers are serious about climate.
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by Kari Huus of US Green Bonds Review from Climate & Capital Media 

The green bond market is on fire, channeling record funds into climate-friendly projects around the globe — and at a relatively low cost to issuers. Green bonds offer a promising synergy between investors with trillions of dollars chasing ESG products and the need for climate finance, especially in developing countries where access to affordable debt is essential to install those solar arrays, wind turbines and other infrastructure to underpin a new green economy.

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