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Honoring Juneteenth
June 2021 | Diversity & Inclusion

Tomorrow is Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the U.S.1 Juneteenth honors freedom, education, and achievements of African Americans across our nation. Earlier this week, the Senate and the House approved a bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday and yesterday, President Biden signed […]

Compounder Strategy for CCM Equity Strategies
May 2021 | Equities

Many clients know CCM as a fixed income impact investing manager but are less familiar with our equity offerings. Similar to our approach in fixed income, we evaluate equity securities from an impact and financial perspective. In this week’s blog, Tom Lott, portfolio manager, discusses the compounder strategy used for […]

Mother’s Day
May 2021 | women

This Sunday is Mother’s Day, a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. While dates and celebrations vary around the world, Mother’s Day traditionally involves presenting moms with flowers, cards, and other gifts. Celebrations of mothers and […]

Earth Day 2021
April 2021 | environment

Yesterday, April 22, was the official celebration of Earth Day and the theme chosen by EARTH.ORG for this year’s celebration was #RestoreOurEarth.   Similar to last year, #EarthDay2021 was honored virtually due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the celebration is different from the first ever celebration of […]

Honoring International Women’s Day
March 2021 | Gender Lens

March 8th is International Women’s Day (IWD), a global day that celebrates women’s social, economic, cultural, and political achievements.1 The day has been recognized by the United Nations since 1977 and raises awareness for the continued need to fight gender equality. The theme for IWD 2021 was #ChooseToChallenge, so everyone would […]

Honoring Black History Month at CCM
February 2021 | Diversity & Inclusion

This past month, we have celebrated Black History Month which reflects and honors centuries and decades of Black American history and heritage. The celebration runs from February 1 to March 1 and was started in 1926 when Dr. Carter G. Woodson, founder of the Association for the Study of African […]

Equity Markets in 2021
February 2021 | Equities

In this week’s blog, Andrew Cowen, CCM’s head of equities, shares his thoughts on the markets in early 2021 and his outlook for the upcoming months. This year launched with several macroenvironment changes portending a very different first quarter of 2021 than for most of 2020. Earnings season for the […]