Impact Investing Guidebook for Foundations

Impact Investing Guidebook for Foundations

Foundations have a long history of enabling social change as they have been uniquely positioned outside the constraining structures of business and government to address the most pressing of issues facing society. These changes have primarily been achieved through...
Impact Investing Primer

Impact Investing Primer

A supplement to the impact investing guidebook A few years ago, we set out to clear the roadblocks for foundations looking to align their portfolios for impact with the Guidebook for Foundations. We have heard foundations discussing the same obstacles again and again:...
Newsletter – Summer 2019

Newsletter – Summer 2019

For Canada to be competitive in a world that is increasingly concerned about sound environmental stewardship, sustainable finance needs to become business as usual in the Canadian financial services industry. – Tiff Macklem, Final Report of the Expert Panel...
Morgan Simon: Bridging Finance & Social Justice

Morgan Simon: Bridging Finance & Social Justice

“We want to give back to communities more than we take out… We want to achieve the financial objectives of clients while also making transformative social change.” Morgan Simon grew up in an average middle-class home in the “extremely diverse and segregated” city of...
Invest in the Climate

Invest in the Climate

Can we all now please stop saying “climate change” and instead call it what it is: climate breakdown, climate crisis, climate emergency, ecological breakdown, ecological crisis and ecological emergency? – 16 yr old climate activist Greta Thunberg, Tweet  May 4:...