Category: Impact Investing

Impact and ESG Investing Post Election

Nov 13, 2020 - ESG investing by

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 […]

CCM Wins Two MMI/Barron’s Industry Awards

Oct 30, 2020 - Firm News by

Last week, The Money Management Institute and Barron’s announced the winners of the 2020 MMI/Barron’s industry awards. Now in its twelfth year, the Industry Awards recognize innovation and achievement in the investment advisory solutions industry. The online ceremony was held during MMI’s 2020 Annual Conference. CCM is thrilled to have […]

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

Oct 16, 2020 - ESG investing by

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

Aug 21, 2020 - ESG investing by

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 […]

CCM Partners with CNote

Jul 10, 2020 - Firm News by

Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) are entities that CCM has supported and invested in many different forms over our 20-year history. From short-term placements in CDFI issued notes to direct CDFI bond issuances, CCM continues to expand our opportunity set of liquid and high-quality investments. We are therefore excited to […]

GIIN’s 2020 Annual Impact Investor Survey

Jun 26, 2020 - Impact Investing by

Earlier this month, the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) released the 2020 Annual Impact Investor Survey highlighting some of the progress of impact investing over the past ten years. Now in its 10th edition, the survey features data and insights from more than 290 impact investors, that collectively represent USD […]

Juneteenth & Minority CARES

Jun 19, 2020 - ESG investing by

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 […]

Mid-Year Markets Review

Jun 12, 2020 - Impact Investing by

In this week’s blog, Andy Kaufman, CCM’s chief investment officer, shares his thoughts on the markets for the first half of the year and what to expect for the remainder of 2020. “As we approach the close of the first half of the year, what many expected to be a […]

Annual Impact Report Webinar

Apr 3, 2020 - Impact Investing by

Many of you are already aware that we postponed our Annual Impact Report webinar a few weeks ago to next Tuesday, April 7, at 2pm ET. The past few weeks have been unprecedented, to say the least, and we are looking forward to sharing stories and examples of positive impact […]

CCM’s Response to the Market Volatility

Mar 13, 2020 - ESG investing by

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 […]