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.
As an organization, CCM is committed to making positive societal impacts not only through its investments, but also by helping local community groups through charitable donations. Each year, we donate to a variety of charities chosen by our employees.
Last week, two CCM team members were at RCRI’s (Resource Center for Religious Institutes) national conference in Dallas. 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
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 […]
The impact/ESG investing industry continues to grow as more investors align their financial goals with their values. Fidelity Charitable’s 2018 survey on impact investing found that 85% of investors show equal or more interest in investments that have a social and environmental impact than conventional investments. It also found that […]
Greta Thunberg proves that small can be mighty. In August 2018, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist refused to go to school on Fridays, demanding that her government act immediately on human-caused climate change. Her weekly Friday protests continued throughout the year, gaining media attention and eventually leading to thousands of […]
September is a busy time as summer vacations come to an end, kids go back to school, and new routines are established. At CCM, these past two weeks have been a particularly exciting time for us, celebrating our 20-year anniversary, releasing a new research report on CDFIs, and distributing our […]
As a rising sophomore at the University of Michigan, there is a lot of pressure to figure out which career path I want to pursue. To be honest, I barely know what I want to major in, much less know what I want to do after college. Given my array […]
August 18th marked the 99th year since the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote nationally. In honor of this hard-fought victory, Women’s Equality Day is celebrated every year on August 26th. The day not only honors those who fought for equality in the early 1900’s but also […]
Goldman Sachs recently launched a sustainable finance-focused unit that will serve as a centralized resource to guide other divisions of the company regarding knowledge, skills, and input related to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing. This unit won’t replace any of Goldman’s current ESG functions or initiatives, but instead will […]