Ford Foundation Q&A on impact investing: Part I

Ford’s Xavier de Souza Briggs discusses the foundation’s $1bn commitment to mission related investments

Amrita Sareen-Tak 18 April, 2017

Sustainable investments hit record highs

Driven by client demand and international efforts to save the environment, global assets invested in SRI strategies grew by 25% over two years

Michelle Zhou 10 April, 2017

Sustainable Food: The Next Link In ESG Value Chain

Sustainable food is emerging as a new frontier in environmental, social and governance interests.

Violet Baron 30 March, 2017

Special Report: Plan Sponsors Tackle Climate Exposure

Potential investment risks posed by global warming have fueled this focus.

Amrita Sareen-Tak 30 March, 2017

Private Debt Dry Powder Reaches $220Bn Record

Despite the new high, private debt funds raised significantly less money in 2016 compared to 2015.

Venilia Batista-Amorim 20 March, 2017

Investors Willing To Consider Riskier Assets

Natixis study surveyed 500 institutional investors across the globe with approximately $15.5 trillion in assets.

Michael Paterakis 20 March, 2017

Diversification Tops Institutional Investor Concerns

Infrastructure, real estate and liquid multi-asset strategies the most popular diversifiers among Willis Towers Watson clients.

Michael Paterakis 14 March, 2017

GIIN Appoints New Chair Eyeing Further Institutional Support

The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), a global non-profit organisation with 220 members in 32 countries, has appointed Prudential Financial’s Vice Chairman Mark Grier as chair, eyeing further support from institutional investors.

Maria Espadinha 1 March, 2017

Turnkey OCIO Or À La Carte? Best Practice May Be A Blend

A rift is forming in the way consultants view outsourced chief investment officer (OCIO) services.

Violet Baron 1 March, 2017

Dallas Foundation CFO Timothy Nealon

The $300 million Dallas Foundation is committed to passive asset management and sees no reason to reintroduce active managers beyond those used in some donor-advised sub-funds, according to Chief Financial…

Joe Dallegro 3 February, 2017

Industry Practitioners React To Harvard Move

Industry leaders contacted by FEMM are still digesting Harvard Management Company’s announcement late last month that it will lay off half of its staff, hire outside managers, and streamline its…

Violet Baron 3 February, 2017

Cambridge Putting The Squeeze On Hedge Fund Fees

Over the past year, hedge fund managers have had to adjust their term offerings in response to tougher fee negotiations led by consultants on behalf of their clients.

Violet Baron 3 February, 2017

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