Impact Investment Theme Spotlight: Gender Lens

Sep 12, 2017 - Gender Lens by

At CCM, we categorize our investments using seventeen impact themes, one of which is gender lens. We define this theme as follows: benefiting women and girls, primarily those that are low- and moderate-income, such as women-owned businesses, educational programs, health-related services, and affordable homeownership.  We support these initiatives promoting gender […]

A Look at the Gender Gap in the Workforce Today

Aug 31, 2017 - Gender Lens by

While the U.S. has made tremendous progress in gender equality, a gender gap persists. Whether it is a result of institutional discrimination towards women, their roles as caregivers affecting their salaries, or a combination of both, a gender wage gap is prevalent among many occupations.

9 Issues Millennial Investors Care About Right Now

Jun 20, 2017 - Uncategorized by

By now, it’s likely you’ve come across at least one story with a headline signaling the close relationship between millennials and impact investing. Millennials, those born between 1980-2000, have been exposed to pressing reminders of global threats such as climate change and overpopulation. Perhaps this underlies many recent studies demonstrating […]

Honoring Black History Month by Spotlighting Four Individuals Contributing Toward Social Progress

Feb 21, 2017 - Impact Investing by

While social justice has advanced tremendously, racial equality remains far from perfect. In fact, former President Barack Obama claims that the country still faces “unfinished business of the civil rights movement”. [1] So in honor of Black History Month, this blog post highlights four African Americans who have positively contributed […]