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The State of Impact Measurement and Management Practices

Jan 24, 2020 - ESG investing by

The Global Impact Investing Network’s (GIIN) “State of Impact Measurement and Management Practice” was published earlier this week with its second edition reflecting the increased sophistication and maturation of impact measurement and management (IMM) practices. Its first edition was published in 2017 and collected data from 169 impact investing organizations. […]

The Proof is in the Pudding

Jan 17, 2020 - ESG investing by

According to Morningstar’s January 10th story, “Sustainable Fund Flows in 2019 Smash Previous Records”, the famous saying, ‘the proof is in the pudding’, seems to be true. There was an estimated $20.6 billion of net flows into U.S. open-end and exchange-traded sustainable funds in 2019, smashing the previous record in […]

Small Businesses Make Big Differences

Jan 3, 2020 - ESG investing by

From going to the gym everyday to making more time for family, many start the new year – and the new decade – by setting new goals and intentions in life, family, business, and beyond.  This year, there seems to be additional buzz around changing consumer shopping habits to support […]

Our Top 3 Blog Posts from 2019

Dec 27, 2019 - ESG investing by

Happy Holidays!  It’s hard to believe another year is coming to an end. Below we highlight our most popular blog posts from 2019. We hope you have enjoyed reading our blogs as much as we have enjoyed writing them for you.  Warm wishes, – The CCM Team

2019 Economic Recap

Dec 20, 2019 - ESG by

In this week’s blog, Andy Kaufman, CCM’s chief investment officer, shares his 2019 economic recap highlighting three key themes: recession speculation, international trade, and U.S. politics. 

Meet the Winner of CCM’s 2019 Annual Impact Awards

Dec 13, 2019 - ESG by

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

Dec 6, 2019 - ESG by

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

Nov 22, 2019 - ESG by

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 […]