CCM visits the properties impacted by our investments

Jun 14, 2019 - ESG by

Summertime is usually associated with warm weather, days at the pool – or the golf course – and vacation.  For some of us at CCM, summer can mean travel, especially to conferences throughout the U.S.  This week kicked off the summer conference season with the US SIF conference in Minneapolis […]


May 31, 2019 - ESG by

As a firm that prides itself on a client-centric culture, we always look to align the values-focused nature of our client base with our own practices.  From inclusion in the hiring and promotion process to implementing programs that support work/life balance, the environment and our local communities, we like to […]

One little straw, one big difference

May 17, 2019 - ESG by

Nearly 800,000 volunteers partnered with the Ocean Conservatory in 2017 to remove more than 20 million pieces of trash from beaches and waterways throughout the world.1  This may seem like a lot, however the amount of marine debris, specifically the concentration of plastic pollution, is growing at alarming rates.  According […]

New Report from US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable Responsible Investment

May 10, 2019 - ESG by

Throughout the year, many of our impact/ESG partners release various reports discussing and evaluating sustainable and responsible investing.  These reports contain statistics, introduce new products, and help to relieve some stigmas associated with the industry.  Our friends at the US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment released a […]

CCM employees giving back to their alma maters

May 3, 2019 - ESG by

With graduation season upon us, many of us become nostalgic about our college days – taking new classes, meeting friends from around the globe, and learning skills that will hopefully come in handy in the next chapter of our lives.  Our alma maters typically hold a special place in our […]


Apr 26, 2019 - ESG by

Earth Day took place this past Monday, an annual event celebrated on April 22, focused on environmental protection.  Starting in 1970, this annual tradition was founded by Gaylord Nelson, then a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, after witnessing the ravages of the 1969 massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California. On the […]

Impact Investing and a Trip to the Vatican

Apr 12, 2019 - ESG by

I recently had the very good fortune of visiting Italy with my family during my kid’s spring break.  I had been to Italy once before – about 15 years ago – but this time was different for two main reasons.  The first reason is that I was going to see […]