Imogen Rose-Smith • April 15, 2014
Bill McKibben and Tom Steyer are helping to assemble an army of students and activists to take on the investment establishment over climate change and push endowments, foundations and other institutions to divest their holdings in fossil fuel companies.
April 15, 2014
As many educational institutions are being pressured to divest from fossil fuel companies, questions remain: Is climate change an ethical issue or a risk management issue? And does it matter?
April 11, 2014
Institutional Investor Michael Peltz discusses the risks posed by climate change and the opportunities it creates for investors on CNBC's Closing Bell.
Michael Peltz • April 07, 2014
GMO's Jeremy Grantham has been warning about rising temperatures and resource scarcity for the better part of a decade. Investors can no longer ignore the risk — or the opportunities — that climate change creates for the companies in their portfolios.
April 07, 2014
Climate change is a scientific and an economic reality; the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is growing. Here's how and why investors must take action.
Ashby Monk • March 18, 2014
Asset owners overly focused on short-term returns would be wise to step back and reevaluate their long-term goals.
Luther Ragin Jr. • March 15, 2014
A recent survey finds that many impact funds are beating their benchmarks, rebutting skeptics and underscoring opportunity in this growing field.
Imogen Rose-Smith • March 09, 2014
The single largest shareholder in the auction house, Dan Loeb’s hedge fund firm is pressing for changes that will boost profits.
Ashby Monk • March 07, 2014
Here are the top stories from the past week down on the Ave of Giants.
Andrew Barber • February 19, 2014
For wealthy Americans and the firms that manage their money, this tax season offers plenty of potential headaches.
Frances Denmark • February 18, 2014
The Notre Dame endowment CIO has achieved a winning record overseeing the Catholic university’s $8.4 billion investment portfolio.
Katie Gilbert • February 09, 2014
Institutions are starting to get the products they need to help fill a projected $36 trillion gap in sustainable infrastructure investment.
Eileen Neely • January 29, 2014
With pay-for-success bonds, also known as social impact bonds, institutions invest directly in programs for low-income communities.
Imogen Rose-Smith • January 26, 2014
Pressured by creditors to sell the contents of its exceptional art museum, the bankrupt city may have found financial backing.
Daniel Abbasi • January 17, 2014
Environmentalists have been calling for investors to divest from fossil fuel companies, but there may be a more effective way to get traditional energy companies to join the battle to combat climate change.
Imogen Rose-Smith • January 16, 2014
As high-net-worth investors look to combine returns with nonfinancial gain, big banks and other firms are broadening their offerings.
The Editors • January 01, 2014
Our bloggers and columnists offered insights into everything from quantitative easing and clean energy to Apple and the cyberwars.
Imogen Rose-Smith • December 24, 2013
Institutions ask companies backing the Winter Games to take a stand for LGBT rights in Russia. So far, only Swatch has complained.
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