News Capability: Considering Mission-Related Investing

Bloomberg | NEWS September 2020
Fund Allocator Plots Extra $20 Billion for Minority Managers

We believe that being sound, successful investors requires diversity of thought and contrarian ideas. Jasmine Richards, Head of Diverse Manager Research, discusses how her team is working to ensure that capital is allocated across a diverse group of asset managers in an equitable and inclusive manner. Read the full article here. 
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Environmental Finance | NEWS August 2020
Family Offices and Impact Investing

Wealthy families whose assets are managed by family offices are increasingly recognizing the allure of investments made with an intent to create measurable positive impact, alongside financial returns. Chris Varco, Managing Director and head of ESG and sustainable investing at Cambridge Associates, discusses why impact reporting can be hard for family offices, and the stringent…
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Capital Allocators | NEWS June 2020
Sustainable Investing Podcast

Liqian Ma is the Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing Research at Cambridge Associates.  Liqian developed an early interest in the climate growing up in a coal-dependent city in China. He began focusing on sustainable investing over a decade ago and leads Cambridge Associates work with its 150 clients focused on the space. His conversation…
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MIT | NEWS September 2019
Impact Investing is Hot Right Now. Here’s Why.

Liqian Ma, Head of Impact Investing Research at Cambridge Associates, discusses why investing in companies that are measurably helping to solve global issues wins you not just brownie points, but financial returns too. Check out MIT’s full article here. 
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The Chronicle of Higher Education | NEWS September 2019
Saving the Planet Hasn’t Persuaded Colleges to Divest From Fossil Fuels. Will Saving Money Do the Trick?

Tom Mitchell, Managing Director at Cambridge Associates, recently spoke with The Chronicle of Higher Education to discuss the impact of climate concerns on investment portfolios. “If you’re just looking from a pure investment standpoint, you will find more profits in the growth potential of renewables and alternatives. It’s been a great time to be divested, frankly.” Read…
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Fund Fire | NEWS January 2017
TPG, Bain Sales to Set Course for Private Impact Biz

Jessica Matthews, head of Mission Related Investing at Cambridge Associates, discusses the trend of mainstream investment firms recognizing the opportunity of private equity impact investing funds. While there are numerous smaller managers with established track records in impact investing, most existing funds in the sector are relatively small, making them a tough sell for big institutions…
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Philanthropy Impact | NEWS December 2016
Editorial: Investors Can Achieve Market-Rate Returns and Their Social Impact Goals

Naomi Friend, a Managing Director in Cambridge Associates’ Mission Related Investing practice in London, outlines the growth-drivers of impact investing that the investment industry has seen over the last several years. In an editorial for the Winter 2016 issue of Philanthropy Impact, Friend analyzes Cambridge Associates’ 2015 Impact Investor Survey published jointly with the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN),…
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Arcadian Asset Management | NEWS December 2016
AAM Launches Emerging Market Fossil Fuel Free Strategy

Cambridge Associates advised a UK institutional investor on its participation in the creation of the Acadian Sustainable Emerging Markets ex Fossil Fuel UCITS Fund to help meet growing investor demand for divestment within portfolios. In a press release announcing the Fund, Chris Varco, senior investment director for Mission-Related Investing at Cambridge Associates, said “We are…
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