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Meet the Winner of CCM’s 2019 Annual Impact Awards
December 2019 | ESG

We are excited to announce that Rosenberg Apartments is the winner of CCM’s Annual Impact Awards for 2019.  This year’s Impact Awards featured five impactful bond investments made during the calendar year, with participants voting for their favorite investment story. We are extremely proud of all the investments in the […]

Giving Tuesday & Movember
December 2019 | ESG

It’s that time of the year again! November at CCM means another month of awareness as we join the Movember movement into tackling men’s health for the third consecutive year. Created in 2003, the organization focuses primarily on raising awareness for prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health, and suicide prevention […]

Smith’s Municipal All-Star Awards
November 2019 | ESG

Smith’s Research & Gradings has been providing recognition for the achievements and fine work of municipal professionals since 1992. Smith’s Municipal All-Star Program is the only program that consistently and prominently provides recognition in the municipal space 1. In this year’s awards, more than 400 analysts and over 100 firms […]

Tech Companies Pledge to Fight California Housing Crisis
November 2019 | ESG

Earlier this week Apple Inc. announced a $2.5 billion pledge toward affordable housing in the Bay Area. The housing crisis has long prevailed in Silicon Valley and Apple’s initiative follows in the footsteps of other tech companies looking to make housing more accessible in Northern California. In January, Microsoft Corp. […]

Key findings from Russell Investment’s 2019 ESG Manager Survey
November 2019 | ESG

The research team at Russell Investments recently reported the results of its 2019 Annual ESG Manager Survey.  This survey was started in 2015 – well before the industry was close to being considered mainstream – as a way to understand ESG integration into investment practice.  With over 300 asset managers […]

Think Pink
October 2019 | ESG

October is very important as it marks the official National Breast Cancer Awareness (NBCA) Month. According to the World Health Organization, Breast Cancer is the most common cancer among women in the world, affecting one in every eight women in the U.S1.

Spotlight on CIIC: Catholic Impact Investing Collaborative
October 2019 | ESG

Last week, two CCM team members were at RCRI’s (Resource Center for Religious Institutes) national conference in Dallas.[1]  RCRI is an organization created to serve the needs of Catholic communities of religious women and men.  While at the conference and sitting in on several of the educational panel sessions, CIIC […]

New Report: A Fresh Look at Investment Performance of Sustainable and Impact Strategies by Asset Class
October 2019 | ESG

Cornerstone Capital Group recently released a research report that takes a fresh look at investment performance of sustainable and impact strategies by asset class. Their research includes a sampling from 2,200 reports published over the past few decades with results confirming that  “social screens do not compromise investment performance”.  Their […]