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40 Years of Helping Clients Invest With Their Values

Sustainable & Impact Investing at Cambridge Associates

We believe that clients do not have to choose between long-term portfolio returns and positive real-world impact. By building sustainable and solutions-oriented portfolios today, we aim to deliver resilient, future-proof portfolios tomorrow.

  • 1,900+ SII products tracked in our database*
  • 400+ SII products in our clients’ portfolios*
  • 450+ clients with SII products in their portfolios*

Why Cambridge Associates?

A global network with the scale to drive change

Our sustainable & impact investing (SII) team is well embedded in our global research platform to source and evaluate sustainability, impact, and manager diversity across all asset classes. We also have environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors integrated in due diligence across all asset classes.

*As of December 31, 2023. The number of managers and investments shown includes client-directed investments where Cambridge Associates has not conducted full investment evaluation.

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Meet the Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing

Liqian Ma

Liqian was recently named one of the most influential investors in sustainable private markets. Published by New Private Markets, the list celebrates investors driving sustainability in private markets through bar-raising ESG requirements or game-changing investment decisions.

“Sustainable and impact investing expands the investment toolkit to manage risk and seek opportunity for real-world solutions to systemic challenges like climate change and social inequality. We invest in opportunities that can meet financial objectives, mitigate long-term risk, and achieve intentional impact outcomes.”

Liqian Ma

Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing

Client Spotlights

We customize portfolios to your values

We are committed to building a deep partnership with you to understand your goals and values. This approach, combined with our experienced teams, global research capabilities, leadership, and industry influence allow us to build and customize portfolios to your specific objectives. Our clients own their portfolios, and therefore, own their impact.

Industry Partnerships

We partner with industry organizations to create change

By maintaining strong strategic partnerships with several industry organizations, we build more momentum for change and benefit from the peer exchange of knowledge and ideas about impact investing. Some of our partnerships include:

CERES ▪ Confluence Philanthropy ▪ CREO ▪ Gender Smart ▪ Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) ▪ Intentional Endowments Network (IEN) ▪ Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) ▪ Investment Consultants Sustainability Working Groups-UK and US (ICSWG) ▪ Mission Investors Exchange ▪ Prime Coalition ▪ UN PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment)

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