Happy New Year!
It’s hard to believe another year is in the books. Below we highlight our most popular blog posts from 2017. We hope you have enjoyed reading our blogs as much as we have enjoyed writing them for you.
-The CCM Team
Meet the Winner of CCM’s First Annual Impact Awards
It’s the season of giving and of honoring those who work diligently to make a positive impact on others. In that spirit, Community Capital Management recently announced that Barrier Free Living Apartments is the winner of its first annual impact awards for 2017 and will receive a $10,000 donation. CCM’s “Impact Awards 2017” featured five impactful bond stories during the year with participants voting for their favorite over the last month. The contest recognizes fixed income impact investments and their multiple positive environmental and social outcomes.
Are Socially Responsible Investing and Impact Investing The Same Thing?
These terms are often used freely, but they aren’t interchangeable. It is essential to understand—and be able to explain—the differences between socially responsible investing and impact investing so investors can make informed decisions. In their most basic forms, socially responsible investing and impact investing are very similar. They both seek to consider financial return and social good to bring about a social change. Beyond this, though, socially responsible investing and impact investing begin to branch off in different directions.
How to Customize Impact Investment Portfolios: 2-minute video from CCM
Many impact investors have asked the team at Community Capital Management, “How are you able to customize impact portfolios – especially in a mutual fund? How does it work?” It’s a great question, and this short video walks through the process from beginning to end.
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