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Category: Impact Investing

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 […]

Site Visit to CCM’s 2019 Impact Awards Winner

Feb 21, 2020 - ESG investing by

In this week’s blog, Martha Schuman, CCM’s Senior Client Portfolio Manager based on the West Coast, shares her thoughts from a recent visit to CCM’s 2019 Impact Awards Winner, the Rosenberg Apartments in Santa Rosa, California. She also highlights Buckelew Programs, a local non-profit that provides continuum services to Rosenberg […]

First Women’s SDG bond

Feb 14, 2020 - ESG investing by

The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted in 2015 as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to accelerate action in essential areas for humanity and the planet, might just be a step closer to achieving Goal 5: Gender Equality.

Economy Forecast 2020 from CCM’s CIO

Jan 31, 2020 - ESG investing by

Economists in general expect 2020 will see another year of growth, even if not quite so robust as in 2019. As January comes to an end, CCM’s Chief Investment Officer, Andy Kaufman, shares his thoughts on what he believes will happen to the economy and markets in 2020:

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 […]