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Tag: impact investment

  • Organizations Ignoring ESG Issues Are Asleep

    Organizations Ignoring ESG Issues Are Asleep

    The attack on an ill-defined concept called “woke” public policy has now been extended to attacking managers and investors who have the “nerve” to pay attention to a company’s environmental footprint, organizational governance practices and social and community impact.

  • Impact Partnerships, with Return on Investment

    Impact Partnerships, with Return on Investment

    Philanthropy has evolved dramatically in recent years, changing the way individuals, organizations and foundations support the causes that concern them most. One manifestation of this evolution includes an array of sophisticated methods of investing in social causes while expecting a return, known as impact investing.

Science for the Planet: In these short video explainers, discover how scientists and scholars across the Columbia Climate School are working to understand the effects of climate change and help solve the crisis.
  • Organizations Ignoring ESG Issues Are Asleep

    Organizations Ignoring ESG Issues Are Asleep

    The attack on an ill-defined concept called “woke” public policy has now been extended to attacking managers and investors who have the “nerve” to pay attention to a company’s environmental footprint, organizational governance practices and social and community impact.

  • Impact Partnerships, with Return on Investment

    Impact Partnerships, with Return on Investment

    Philanthropy has evolved dramatically in recent years, changing the way individuals, organizations and foundations support the causes that concern them most. One manifestation of this evolution includes an array of sophisticated methods of investing in social causes while expecting a return, known as impact investing.