Analysis

Heron: Impact investing driving 100% of the investment portfolio

The second part of FER’s Q&A with Heron Foundation’s Clara Miller

Amrita Sareen-Tak 23 May, 2017

Q&A with Heron Foundation’s Clara Miller: Part I

The institution’s president discusses how Heron Foundation achieved its goal of aligning 100% of its investment portfolio to its mission

Amrita Sareen-Tak 16 May, 2017

Institutional investors enjoy record gains in Q1

U.S. plan sponsors netted a median gain of 4.2% in Q1, according to the latest data from Northern Trust Universe

Michelle Zhou 9 May, 2017

Q&A with Joseph Manory of St. Lawrence University

The school’s VP of finance and treasurer sat down with FER to discuss his investing strategy and views on the market

Joe Dallegro 2 May, 2017

Managers say U.S. equities are overvalued

Investment managers surveyed by Northern Trust showed a preference for European and emerging market equities

Ben Shapiro 1 May, 2017

Investors turn to active managers for frontier markets

New research shows that institutional investors expect to rely heavily on active strategies for opportunities in EM

Michelle Zhou 1 May, 2017

The Yale paradigm: Costs okay, high fees not

Foundations and endowments with predominantly active strategies are beginning to think twice about the high fees they pay to alternative asset managers

Ben Shapiro 28 April, 2017

Ford Foundation Q&A on impact investing: Part II

The second part of FER’s interview with Ford Foundation’s Souza Briggs discussing the institution’s $1bn commitment to mission-related investments

Amrita Sareen-Tak 25 April, 2017

Institutions say ESG boosts returns

More than 320 respondents to the consultant’s survey said implementing ESG strategies has improved returns

Ben Shapiro 24 April, 2017

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




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