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Category: ESG investing

Impact and ESG Investing in 2021
January 2021 | ESG investing

Happy new year! We hope everyone had a nice holiday season. Impact and ESG investing experienced record-breaking growth in 2020 and we are excited for its ongoing advancement in 2021. The focus on investments supporting COVID-19 relief and economic equality will continue to be at the forefront of impact and […]

Impact and ESG Investing Post Election
November 2020 | ESG investing

Last week, all eyes were focused on Tuesday, November 3rd. Election day was filled with much uncertainty of what the next four years will bring and what the outcome would mean for impact and ESG investing. After four long days, we finally gained some clarity. President-elect Joe Biden’s victory anticipates […]

A letter from CCM’s Chief Impact Strategist, David Sand, on Professor Burton Malkiel’s article “Sustainable Investing Is a Self-Defeating Strategy”
October 2020 | ESG investing

In September, Professor Burton Malkiel wrote a story in the Wall Street Journal, “Sustainable Investing is a Self-Defeating Strategy,” and included his thoughts on the shortcomings of the practice. The article’s headline was more incendiary than the text, but his arguments—and things he left out—are worth noting. Below are some […]

19th Amendment Centennial and Women’s Equality Day
August 2020 | ESG investing

This week marked the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the constitutional right to vote. On August 18, 1920, Tennessee voted in favor of the amendment and ratified the 19th Amendment. This historic centennial offers an unparalleled opportunity to commemorate a milestone of democracy […]

New Video on Minority CARES
August 2020 | ESG investing

We are so pleased with the interest and excitement for our new initiative, Minority Community Advancement Racial Empowerment Strategy, also known as Minority CARES, that we have created a new video on the program highlighting the history of economic injustice, why CCM was created, how Minority CARES looks to have […]

Impact and ESG Investing Training
July 2020 | ESG investing

The estimated net inflow into U.S sustainable funds in 2019 was almost four times higher than the net flows in 2018, totaling a $20.6 billion for the year.1 However, some of the basic knowledge of impact and ESG investing is still uncertain for investors. According to GIIN’s 2020 Annual Impact Investor […]

Juneteenth & Minority CARES
June 2020 | ESG investing

As a pioneer in impact and ESG investing, CCM continually looks to create initiatives and support investments that contribute to positive societal outcomes. In this week’s blog, we wanted to share some exciting updates and initiatives addressing social justice and racial equality: Juneteenth June 19, or Juneteenth, commemorates the ending […]

CCM’s Response to the Market Volatility
March 2020 | ESG investing

Dear valued shareholders, clients, and friends, We have seen incredible market volatility during the past couple of weeks with the stock markets experiencing rampant unpredictability and yields on Treasuries at unprecedented lows. We believe the following factors have contributed greatly to the instability: Federal Reserve Response: On March 3rd, the […]