Americas

“Ford Foundation Commits $1 Billion to Impact Investing” – Chief Investment Officer – April 6, 2017

On April 6, 2017 Chief Investment Officer reported that the Ford Foundation has committed $1billion – nearly 10% of its assets – to mission related investments (MRIs) during the next ten years. According to the article, “(t)he foundation plans to gradually deploy funds from its existing investment portfolio to impact funds that generate both a […]

“Global sustainable assets rise sharply” – Manifest – March 31, 2017

On March 31, 2017 Manifest published a brief synopsis of the Global Sustainable Investment Review, recently released by the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance (GSIA). The review covers Australia, Canada, Japan, Europe, New Zealand and the United States – using data provided by national/regional sustainable investment forums – and Japan – using data provided by the […]